Avitourism: A Special-interest Tourism which should be Promoted in Thailand

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Nuttakrit Eakwannang

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This article aims to analyze why Thailand is suitable for avid tourism and how to actively encourage avitourism in Thailand. The scope of the presentation is defined as follows: (1) The meaning of avitourism which refers to traveling from a normal environment with the main aim of studying and enjoying the nature by searching, observing, classifying, and listening to the sounds of birds in natural habitats while disturbing the environment and natural scenery as little as possible. (2) Grouping the avitourism which is divided into 3 groups (3) Avitourism and tourism sustainability which this type of tourism can contribute the sustainability as well. (4) The characteristics of the area where avid tourists choose to watch the birds which have 4 characteristics. (5) So is "Thailand" worth an avitourism trip?  Thailand is characterized by bird-watching areas that avid tourists prefer to visit, along with the potential for tourism accommodations. Therefore, Thailand is very suitable for avitourism.  However, the development of avitourism in Thailand is not very clear, it should be promoted in many ways, such as conducting the studies to find all-around information related to avitourism for planning to promote this type of special interest tourism, etc.

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Eakwannang, N. (2022). Avitourism: A Special-interest Tourism which should be Promoted in Thailand. Rajapark Journal, 16(46), 38–49. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/256918
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