Songkran Khaosan saw more people than expected for 4 days, close to 500,000 people.

Bangkok, Songkran Khao San Road There were more people than expected for 4 days, close to 500,000 people playing, and more than 500 million in money flowing in. It is recommended that the government and TAT next year need to plan longer in advance. H…


Bangkok, Songkran Khao San Road There were more people than expected for 4 days, close to 500,000 people playing, and more than 500 million in money flowing in. It is recommended that the government and TAT next year need to plan longer in advance. Heavy publicity

Mr. Sanga Ruangwattanakul, President of the Khao San Road Entrepreneurs Association, revealed that this year’s Songkran will be from 12-15 April at Khao San Road. More people came to play in the water than expected. The target is 100,000 people per day, but on April 15, the last day, 200,000 tourists came to play in the water all day, along with the TAT organizing the Maha Songkran event at Sanam Luang. Make Khao San Road benefit This is something that entrepreneurs never expected. Income during Songkran on Khao San Road is close to 500 million baht.

The overall picture is considered to be more than expected. Because this year almost every area in Bangkok is holding an event, but the numbers admitted that The TAT’s organizing of events at Sanam L
uang played an important role in creating a new group of tourists. Importantly, Songkran has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. There are influencers. Foreign travel YouTubers join It is considered marketing to Thailand without investing. But what needs to be fixed? is planning a large national event like this which he himself attended a meeting with the government sector Preparation took only 2 months. It is considered too late. Next year, preparing for an event of this level must be planned at least 6 months in advance and heavily publicized. for foreign tourists There is time to plan a trip to Thailand.

Source: Thai News Agency