Tourism Authority of Thailand
T he Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) traces its roots back to 1960. In March of that year, the Thai government established the Tourist Organization, the Kingdom’s first independent body to be specifically responsible for promoting tourism. It was renamed as the Tourist Organization of Thailand (TOT) in 1963.
The TOT’s first international office opened in New York in 1965, while the first regional office opened in Chiang Mai in 1968. As Thai tourism increased and became an increasingly important part of the Kingdom’s economy, the Thai government saw the need to place a greater emphasis on marketing the Kingdom as a destination for global travellers. In 1979, the government passed a bill that brought the Tourism Authority of Thailand into existence.
Since then, the TAT has grown into a sophisticated marketing organization with 26 international offices and 35 regional offices throughout Thailand. The TAT has helped to make Thailand one of the world’s favourite destinations for travellers, with over 19.1 million international visitor arrivals in 2011.
TAT Los Angeles Goal
e aim to provide the best Thailand traveling information to the public and media members as well as work closely with our travel partners to develop new deals and packages
Area of Resposibility
laska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Guam; and all Central and South American countries
611 North Larchmont Blvd., 1st Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone and Fax
T (323) 461 9814 F (323) 461 9834