Culture ministry plans to spice up Thai tourism through Korean TV collection popularity

The Thai Culture Ministry voiced its intentions of capitalising on the elevated recognition of Thai places, brought on by their look in the newest Korean tv sequence, King the Land. Recognising Feast in interest, the ministry plans to attract extra Korean vacationers and followers of the drama to those specific sites, boosting Thai tourism.
Culture Minister Itthiphol Kunplome attributed the ongoing recognition of these places to the TV series, which he mentioned had highlighted the allure of Thailand whereas simultaneously providing an uptick in Thai tourism.
“We wanted to praise King the Land as it helps symbolize and promote Thai cultures and our method of life to international audiences. We encourage those who are watching the series to visit Thailand and visit the locations the place it was shot.”
The taking pictures locations for this collection weren’t limited to Thailand, as additionally they included a number of areas of Seoul. In Thailand, several key Bangkok sites together with Wat Arun, Loha Prasat in Wat Ratchanadda, Wat Pak Nam Phasi Charoen, the Giang Swing, and Ong Ang Canal, have been showcased.
Famous city areas similar to Khao San Road, Iconsiam, Siam Square, and Asiatique the Riverfront acquired display screen time as nicely. High-end locations such as Siri Sala Private Thai Villa and Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Hotel, and quite a few Thai eateries, most notably the Vertigo & Moon Bar at Banyan Tree Hotel and the Ancient City in Samut Prakan, were additionally featured extensively, significantly highlighting Thai tourism.
Launched on Netflix in June, King the Land, directed by Im Hyun-Wook, climbed up the recognition charts. It options distinguished Korean artists Im Yoon-ah, formerly of Girls’ Generation, and Lee Junho, a member of the popular South Korean boy band 2PM.
In only one month, the sequence registered a total of 17.5 million hours watched, or about 4.7 million views, securing its place as second on Netflix’s Global Top 10 listing for non-English shows in accordance with data from the streaming service, reported Bangkok Post.
Further supporting this initiative to extend Thai tourism, Thapanee Kiatpaiboon, Deputy Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, stated the series has garnered a worldwide fanbase keen to visit the filming places. She conveyed appreciation to the King the Land group for selecting Thailand as a serious filming location..

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