Family tourism to replace Thailand’s ‘sex tourism’ tag

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Panaji, Aug 19 – Arguably called the sex tourism capital of the world, Thailand is now deliberately using the family tourism label to shed the sex destination tag, a Thai diplomat said here Friday.

Speaking to IANS on the sidelines of an event organised in Panaji to promote Thailand as a tourism destination, Tomwit Jarnson, the Thai consul general in Mumbai, said family tourism would eventually edge Thailand away from the slur of ‘sex tourism’ in the years to come.

‘We are trying to project Thailand as a family tourism destination. We are slowly changing the perception of Thailand to the rest of the world,’ Jarnson said.

Read more: The Times of India

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