organising annual rail tour to Elephant Round-Up
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is organising
a railway tour covering the annual Elephant
Round-up Festival in Surin Province as well
as major attractions in the Northeastern region,
the culturally diverse bridgehead to the neighbouring
countries of Lao PDR and Cambodia.
The three-day two-night tour will be organized
during 16-18 November 2007, in cooperation with
the State Railways of Thailand, Association
of Thai Tour Operators, Association of Domestic
Tour Operators, Thai Ecotourism and Adventure
Travel Association, Thai Tourism Promotion Association,
and Association of Thai Travel Agents.
to TAT Governor, Mrs. Phornsiri Manoharn, “This
tour to the Annual Surin Elephant Round-up Show
has been organised by the Tourism Authority
of Thailand since 1960.
is designed to promote domestic tourism and
better distribute income to local regions, particularly
in the northeast of Thailand. It also promotes
travelling by train which helps to offset its
environmental impact,” she said.