Listen to Chanida’s interview with Khun Santi Chudintra, the Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Los Angeles office. He tells VOA Thai team that the Andaman Tourism Turnaround Tour, to be held March 20-27, is being organized in order to stimulate tourism in Tsunami-affected areas.
The one-week tour costs $949 and will include air fare, food and lodging. It is also being sponsored by Thai International Airways and proprietors in the Phuket area. Khun Santi estimates that there will be two busloads of Thais from Los Angeles participating in the trip, which is named after the Andaman Sea.