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

The Thai Culture Ministry voiced its intentions of capitalising on the increased reputation of Thai places, brought on by their look in the latest Korean tv collection, King the Land. Recognising this upswing in interest, the ministry plans to draw more Korean vacationers and followers of the drama to those specific websites, boosting Thai tourism.
Culture Minister Itthiphol Kunplome attributed the ongoing recognition of those places to the TV sequence, which he said had highlighted the allure of Thailand while concurrently providing an uptick in Thai tourism.
“We needed to praise King the Land because it helps characterize and promote Thai cultures and our lifestyle to international audiences. We encourage those who are watching the series to go to Thailand and visit the locations where it was shot.”
The shooting areas for this series were not restricted to Thailand, as additionally they included several 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, had been showcased.
Famous city areas similar to Khao San Road, Iconsiam, Siam Square, and Asiatique the Riverfront acquired display time as nicely. High-end locations such as Siri Sala Private Thai Villa and Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Hotel, and numerous Thai eateries, most notably the Vertigo & Moon Bar at Banyan Tree Hotel and the Ancient City in Samut Prakan, had been also featured extensively, considerably highlighting Thai tourism.
Launched on Netflix in June, King the Land, directed by Im Hyun-Wook, climbed up the popularity charts. No problem options prominent Korean artists Im Yoon-ah, previously of Girls’ Generation, and Lee Junho, a member of the favored South Korean boy band 2PM.
In only one month, the collection registered a complete of 17.5 million hours watched, or about four.7 million views, securing its place as second on Netflix’s Global Top 10 record for non-English exhibits according to knowledge 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, mentioned the sequence has garnered a worldwide fanbase eager to go to the filming areas. She conveyed appreciation to the King the Land staff for choosing Thailand as a significant filming location..

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