Bangkok (Thailand) – July 1, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives is honoured to win Best Thai Show at the prestigious 2016 People’s Choice Awards Thailand. The special awards, launched by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), are presented to popular tourist attractions and activities in Thailand among Chinese tourists. H.E. General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Thailand, and H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports, presided over the gala award ceremony, which was held on Monday, June 27 at the Royal Bangkok Sports Club. At the event, Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives won the award in the Best Thai Show category (64, 053 votes) – making this win it’s second in a row (2015 and 2016). Representing Muay Thai Live was its Managing Director Mrs Viwan Karnasut, and Director of Sales and Marketing Mr Pataisan Bodhidatta.
“Muay Thai Live is proud to be a recipient of this award, two years in a row. This win is important for us, because it shows our popularity among tourists around the world. We are proud because this is not just a win for Muay Thai Live, but also Thailand, as the show represents our culture and our rich history. It is produced by Thais, created by Thais, and presented to the world by Thais. TAT is very well recognised in the tourism industry, and receiving this distinguished award from them, only adds to our standing.” – Mrs Viwan Karnasut.
In a bid to promote Thailand’s tourism to Chinese tourists and support the Thai travel industry, TAT has chosen most popular Thai attractions and divided them into 17 categories, namely destinations, attractions, hotels, airlines, restaurants, spas, medical, shopping malls, shows, festivals, food, fruit, and golf. Visitors from China voted on their favourite activities on www.peopleschoiceawardsthailand.com. The voting began on June 7 and ended on June 19, 2016.
About Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives
Muay Thai Live takes you back in time to experience the legend of Thai boxing from its origins in ancient time, to its imaginative version that has stood the test of time. Experience the original spirit of Thai boxing in a powerful performance that combines Thai swords and other ancient weapons mixed with stunt techniques, special effects, extreme sports and exquisite Thai classical performance art.
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