Excellent Tourism Center for Sustainable Tourism Management in Thailand

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Sayam Aroonsrimorakot

Abstract

Setting up of Excellent Tourism Center for Sustainable Tourism Management in Thailand is necessary as it provides a major source of revenue generation for Thailand. The study was carried out by group discussion from 30 travel professionals (both practical and theoretical). The study indicated that the Excellent Tourism Center should have a clear management structure, employ travel professionals and be equipped with a support mechanism for formulating a policy of tourism development. That is, it should have a friendly environment, encourage and develop the potential of eco-tourism supply, encourage, develop and manage the market demand for eco-tourism, create and develop the management mechanism for eco-tourism. This can be made by encouraging the researchers to restructure the work of international networks, departments, and organizations that are related to the development of eco-tourism. This will lead to setting up the network management of cultural tourism and world heritage which are used as tools for the following purposes as 1) learning to strengthen the departments, community, organizations and other partners that are related to eco-tourism groups; 2) development and strengthening of management mechanism for eco-tourism research by supporting the research in various fields as marine tourism,  cultural tourism, and world heritage tourism; 3) formulating policy on tourism so as to satisfy the urgent demand of the area and creating a database.

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