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Photo of the Day: Book on early days of Thailand tourism
Bangkok, January 25, 2017
 

Dusit International, in partnership with Thai companies such as Bangkok Bank, Boon Rawd Brewery, Central Group, Chiva-Som International Health Resort, Jim Thompson, Siam Piwat, Thai Airways and the Tourism Authority of Thailand, have come together to publish a tourism book.

 

Titled Thailand Tourism: The Early Days, the book details the history of the tourism industry in Thailand and the pioneers behind its early development, including icons such as Kusa Panyarachun, founder of Thailand’s first travel agency; Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, founder of Bangkok Airways; and Chanut Piyaoui, founder of Dusit International.

 

Dusit International's Chanin Donavanik

 

Priced at 1,500 baht (US$42.50), the book will be available at Asia Books and all Dusit hotels in Thailand from February onwards.

 

All proceeds from the book sales will be donated to the Royal Project Foundation, which helps to improve the living conditions of Thailand’s rural communities.

 

For more information visit www.thailandtourismtheearlydaysbook.com.

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