Thailand earns a lot of money from tourism each year. Tourism is a major economic factor of Thailand. Foreigners start to know the beauty of Thailand since 1970, when U.S. soldiers stop in Thailand during Vietnam war.
Over thirteen million foreigners visit Thailand in 2005. Most guest stay at least 8.1 days on average. Most visitors of Thailand usually come from European countries and United States. Tourist usually likes to visit Bangkok, South , Northeast, North region of Thailand.
Bangkok is the capital and the largest city of Thailand. It is also known as Krung Trep. There are many activities that you can do in Bangkok such as visiting temple, palace, shopping. Bangkok is also notorious for its sex tour. You can find many of Bangkok tours girls in the red light districts on Rama 9 Road, Phet Chaburi, and Si Lom.
The south of Thailand is known for beautiful beach such as phuket which has dive sites, hundred islands, beautiful white sandy beaches, and world heritage places.
The northwest of Thailand is also known as Isan. Isan’s culture is very influenced by Lao. Isan has its own distinct culture from Thai and Lao, but it has the combination of both. The traditional dress of Isan is the sarong. Just like the rest of Thailand, Agriculture is the main economic activity in this region.
Northern Thailand is composed of 17 provinces. Some of a very popular tourist attractions are Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, and Mae hong Son. Most of the Northern Thailand’s territory is mountainous. The weather of Northern Thailand is cooler than the other region. It is perfect for hiking activities.