Tourism Authority of Thailand launches new tourism concept at ‘Loy Krathong’ festival in Delhi
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | November 22, 2022 | News
Tourism Authority of Thailand Loy Krathong Thai festival of lights
Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi, along with Royal Thai Embassy, celebrated the Thai festival of lights ‘Loy Krathong’ on November 9, at Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport Hotel.
Diplomats, travel media and members of the travel fraternity were invited to celebrate the festival of lights where the water was illuminated by candlelight, creating a magical atmosphere. Several floating candles, flowers and krathongs decorated the venue showcasing Thai festivals and traditions.
This year’s Loy Krathong had a vibrant, colourful look and feel, with bright décor in hues of yellow and pink depicting the Amazing Thailand colours. The Tourism Authority of Thailand launched the new tourism concept for 2022 ‘Amazing Thailand, Amazing New Chapters’.
The theme for the event was ‘Amazing New Chapters: From A- to-Z Thailand has it all’, highlighting the fact that Thailand has a lot of offer for every kind of traveller. Thailand has a plethora of tourism products that can be denoted by each alphabet. For example A for Adventure, B for Beaches, C for Culture and so on.
The evening was inaugurated with a welcome speech by HE Pattarat Hongtong, Ambassador of Thailand to India, who thanked the guests for joining the event and celebrating the Thai festival of lights with Team Thailand.
The event was graced with Thai cultural dance performances and a Thai-Indo fusion dance depicting the strong cultural and religious links between India and Thailand.
Followed by the floating of krathong ceremony, was led by members of the Royal Thai Embassy and Thai Navel Attaché. The guests were invited to release the candle and incense lit krathongs into the water thereby paying respect to the water goddess and make a wish for future.
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Diplomats, travel media and members of the travel fraternity celebrated the festival of lights where candle-lit krathongs twinkled on the water creating unforgettable experiences.