Ministry of Public Health and Tourism Organization of Thailand Driving a new form of health tourism, focusing on local ways to stimulate the economy after the COVID-19 crisis

Ministry of Public Health together with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports Driving health tourism policy Create a new type of tourism route in 4 regions with standard, comfortable, safe, clean, excellent service at an affordable price, encouraging Thai and foreign tourists to travel in the country. After the COVID-19 crisis, the event will be held “Thailand Tourism, Healthy Lifestyle 2020” during December 9-13. Take a tour of Wat Pho

Today (30 November 2020) at Baan Ya Hom, Phranakorn District, Bangkok, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health Along with Mr. Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports And Mr. Suwanchai Lohwatanakul, President Suksiam Project at ICONSIAM gave an interview during the study of the media on the route of health tourism. “Hidden Gem in Bangkok”, a health tourism route in Bangkok that needs to be checked-in. This is one of the new health tourism routes that will encourage people to travel after the Covid-19 crisis at a cost of sharing happiness.

Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, said that health tourism is a big industry in Thailand, with the rate of 16.1 million medical and healthcare services utilized in 2019, divided into health tourism services. 3.6 million doctor visits and 12.5 million health tourism services generate revenues of up to 450.2 billion baht (medical services 41 billion baht and healthcare services 409.2 billion baht), accounting for 15.6 percent of tourism revenue. Total More than 539,195 jobs are now employed, although currently affected by COVID-19, the disease is a key factor that motivates people to focus more on healthcare. Place Thailand as number 1; recovery from the COVID 19 situation is in the fifth category, the most advanced virus mitigation country in the world. This is a great opportunity for Thailand to create value from health tourism. By the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine And the Ministry of Tourism and Sports By the Department of Tourism Have jointly organized an event “Travel in Thailand, good health, local ways 2020 (Thailand Travel)” during December 9-13, 2020 at the G floor of Suksiam, ICONSIAM, where the event has collected health tourism routes, happy prices to sell Which is a new kind of tourism With both standards Comfort, safety, cleanliness and service are excellent. To support tourism promotion after the COVID-19 crisis

Mr. Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports, said that at the Healthy Thailand Tourism Fair 2020, there is a collection of health tourism routes. By selecting paths and simulating the outstanding health tourism in 4 regions as the highlight of the event. In the central region, organized a Half Day Trip: The Hidden Gem in Bangkok, a path of health science and therapy to follow in the footsteps of Thai doctors, Thai medicine at a special price aimed at encouraging Thais and foreigners to take a vacation without having to Travel long distance Take pictures of checking in at fascinating sights, architecture and historic stories. Enjoying Thai food, hard to find Relax with Thai traditional medicine that is easy to travel and convenient by choosing a variety of transportation options, including cars, skytrain and boat, taking only half a day.

In addition, it also simulates a tour of the herb city in 3 other regions with a special price travel package, including the northern region, such as Chiang Rai Province, health tourism routes, food, products and wisdom heritage. Both simulating Hong Hom Phaya Hong Ya Mo, Lanna city, see sea of ​​mist, tea, coffee and ethnicity, Phitsanulok Province, agricultural tourism route for health, visit the market for 120 years, the way of the southern royal people, such as Songkhla Province, Songkhla Lagoon cruise route, the only one in Thailand. Travel back in time in the old city of Songkhla in 3 times of multiculturalism Demonstration of roasting of threatened tea With tourist attractions hanging legs, sipping tea leaves, the three most delicious sea bass sources, Phatthalung Province, tourist routes, medical marijuana and health tourism. Invited to soak in the most wonderful mineral water in the northeast region, such as Udon Thani Province, inviting to explore the Red Lotus Sea And a foot bath massage activity with salt flower in Nakaraj District, Sakon Nakhon Province, medical marijuana routes and health tourism destinations, etc. It is considered to deliver happiness and gifts for Thai people to prepare health tourism plans for the New Year 2021.

Mr. Suwanchai Lohwatanakul President Sook Siam Project at ICONSIAM said that Sook Siam has created a city square area 1-2, simulating the atmosphere of the 4 Thai health tourism routes in each province, ready to open houses, open the city to experience nature, community, culture, and learn how to maintain physical health. Mind with herbs and natural healing Along with the promotion of travel packages at a great price for visitors to choose to buy at a special price for this event. In addition, each province also has a unique activity. And the Thai wisdom heritage of each region Including local wisdom from 4 regions to participate in activities as if actually going to that tourist attraction Both to see the atmosphere Plan your New Year’s trip, spend time with your family, and indulge in a range of wellness activities and relaxation treatments.

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