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The Royal Thai Government established the Tourist Organisation on 18 March, 1960, to promote and market Thailand as a tourist destination among both international and local travellers. In 1963, it was renamed as the Tourist Organisation of Thailand (TOT), under which Thailand’s first international tourist office was opened in New York in 1965 and first domestic office in Chiang Mai in 1968.
As Thailand’s tourism continued to grow and increasingly played pivotal role as one of the country’s top export earners, the government saw the need to place greater emphasis on promoting and marketing the kingdom as a tourist destination among international travellers. In 1979, the government passed a bill that brought the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) into existence.
Now with headquarters in Bangkok, 38 offices in Thailand and 27 offices overseas, TAT is one of the key fundamentals that help make Thailand one of the world’s favourite destinations for international travellers.
Today, Thailand receives over 32 million tourists each year, growing rapidly since 81,000 in 1960.
Thai Beverage Public Company Limited or “ThaiBev” was established in 2003 with an aim to consolidate its leading spirits and beer businesses in Thailand, which belonged to shareholders and other investors, into a group company. In 2006, ThaiBev listed its shares on the Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) and afterwards, expanded to the non-alcohol and food businesses in order to diversify its product portfolio, enhance the logistics efficiency, and mitigate business risks. Presently, ThaiBev is not only the leading beverage producer in Thailand, but also one of the largest beverage producers in Asia. Our business consists of 4 segments i.e. spirits, beer, non-alcohol beverages and food.
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100% Natural and Super Premium Fresh Chicken. Benja Chicken is the World’s First Brown Rice Fed Chicken which is beneficially aromatic, tender and 55% juicier than other chickens. Benja Chicken is raised with the 5 Freedoms of Animal Welfare and certified by NSF, the international public health and safety organization. Benja Chicken is 0% Added Hormone and 0% Antibiotics.
Launched in 1995 Chang brand instantly captured the hearts and taste buds of the Thai people. Over the years it has become one of the most famous brands in Thailand and is globally recognized as a symbol of the land of smiles. Sourced, brewed and bottled in Thailand, it is the perfect companion to all things Thai, from beach football to the spicy dishes it compliments.
Nestlé Nespresso SA is the pioneer and reference for highest-quality portioned coffee. The company works with more than 70,000 farmers in 12 countries through its AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program to embed sustainability practices on farms and the surrounding landscapes. Launched in 2003 in collaboration with The Rainforest Alliance, the program helps to improve the yield and quality of harvests, ensuring a sustainable supply of high quality coffee and improving livelihoods of farmers and their communities.
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Mekhong The Spirit of Thailand is a truly iconic Thai spirit that has represented ‘Thainess’ for almost 8 decades. With its distinctive taste and aroma derived from molasses, the ends of glutinous rice, and Thai herbs, the country’s first brown spirit remains a popular choice for amongst Thais and visitors from all around the world. Today, Mekhong is proud to present its signature cocktail ‘Mekhong Thai Sabai,’ a refreshingly sweet-sour drink inspired by the Thai concept of ‘sabai’ which means the state of being relaxed and comfortable.