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“The Amazing Tastes of Thailand Fest 2013”

Week-Long Festival Invites Diners to Enjoy Thai Cuisines in UAE as well as Win Prizes-

(Dubai, 30 September 2013) The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced ‘The Amazing Tastes of Thailand Fest 2013’ is to be held from 4 October – 12 October 2013 at 13-participating restaurants across the UAE. Throughout the week-long Thai Food Festival, UAE residents and visitors will have the opportunity to win AED 200 worth of dining vouchers from all participating restaurants through a social media competition that will launch at Tourism Authority of Thailand Dubai and Middle East official Facebook page. The top 10 most number of likes on shared photo will win and receive exciting prizes.


The lucky winners of the Prize Draw will be announced on Tourism Authority of Thailand Dubai and Middle East office official Facebook page at

AD_facebook_c.aiSpeaking about the Thailand Food Festival, Tourism Authority of Thailand Director for the Middle East, Mr  Chalermsak Suranat said: “For its third year, The Amazing Taste of Thailand Food Festival 2013 will continue to delight UAE residents and visitors with world renowned Thai cuisine as well as win lots of prizes. The event aims to promote the brand ‘Amazing Thailand, Always Amazes You”, with a core focus on Authenticity, Value for Money, and Hospitality, which are all reflected in every Thai dishes”

The launching ceremony of the festival will take place on 30th September 2013 at Al Wasl Ballroom-A, Dusit Thani hotel. The venue will be illuminated with floating buoyant decorations to celebrate the world renowned Loy Krathong festival which was annually celebrated in Thailand in November and known as the Festival of Lights.

“Loy Krathong Festival has a special significance for all Thais and is a wonderful opportunity for visitors to Thailand to witness a rare event full of Thai pomp and ceremony. I recommend those in the Middle East considering visiting Bangkok and other cities like Chiang Mai and beyond to plan their visit to coincide with the Loy Krathong festival, as this will no doubt provide a spectacular memory of authentic Thai festival that visitors are otherwise not able to ordinarily witness”, Mr. Suranat added.

All 13 participated restaurants will show case their appetizing special dishes at the Launching event on Monday, 30 September 2013, at Dusit Thani, Dubai. These include Benjarong Dubai, Blue Elephant, Sukhothai, The Kitchen of Thai, Shang Thai, Thai Chi, The Royal Budha, The Thai Kitchen, Little Bangkok, Lemongrass, Royal Orchid in Dubai as well as Benjarong Abu Dhabi, Silk & Spice in Abu Dhabi.

The event will also be attended by local UAE celebrities and personalities to showcase their culinary expertise together with acclaimed Thai chefs in Dubai. Mr Chalermsak Suranat added: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the participating restaurants and all our sponsors involved in the “Amazing Tastes of Thailand Fest 2013 and I hope you all enjoy the week-long festival”

The Amazing Taste of Thailand Fest 2013 will insert a special Buy 1 Get 1 Voucher page in Time Out Dubai October 2nd and 9th issue and Time Out Abu Dhabi October 2nd issue.

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For more information on the The Amazing Tastes of Thailand Fest 2013, please contact the Tourism Authority of Thailand at:

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai & Middle East Office

133 Sheikh Zayed Road, Apartment # 1804,

DusitThaniDubai,P.O. Box 450019, Dubai, U.A.E

Tel: +971 4 324 0184 Fax: +971 4 325 0187

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