The Tourism Authority of Thailand


The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was established on March 18, 1960, the first organization in Thailand to be responsible specifically for the promotion of tourism.

TAT supplies information and data on tourist areas to the public and promotes Thailand, so as to encourage Thai and International tourists to travel within Thailand. Since the inception of the first local office of TAT in Chiang Mai in 1968, there are now 22 local offices throughout Thailand.

TAT has also established many overseas offices, the first being the New York office in 1965. TAT has since established 15 more offices in different parts of the world during the past 43 years.
The Koh Samui branch was established in Nathon in March 2000, and Khun Ponlert Ooncharoen is the current Chief of the Koh Samui Tourism Coordination Centre.
For further information please contact Tel: 0 7742 0504 or email tatsamui@tat.or.th
The Phuket branch is led by Khun Suwalai Pinpradab, the Director of Southern Region 4. For further information please contact Tel: 0 7621 2213 or email tatphket@tat.or.th or web: www.tat.or.th Source