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Wedding tourism

Do you know Thailand is among welknown destinations for wedding tourism ?  Wedding tourism or marriage tourism  refers to tourists traveling for the purpose of getting married or venturing to a destination for the wedding of a friend, relative or acquaintance (source: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/10/15/1929926/0/en/Global-Trends-in-Wedding-Tourism-2019-Key-Destinations-Traveler-Types-and-Market-Opportunities.html) . This segment of tourism is, even relatively small, but fast growing. Opposite to mass -tourism, wedding tourism is more sustainable in terms of authentic, cultural and creative. Thailand top destinations for wedding tourism include Bangkok, Hua Hin, Phuket, Samui, Krabi, Trang and Chiangmai.

Trang Underwater Wedding Ceremony 2020

https://rove.me/to/thailand/trang-underwater-wedding-ceremony

How does wedding tourism business work ? https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/16/indian-weddings-tourists-buy-tickets-to-experience-nuptials.html

One of paper in our 2nd TOURIST conference will be about wedding tourism in Thailand.

Article from the Bangkok Post

Thailand seen as world wedding destination

Great Idea, seen such as an eastern Las Vegas 🙂

Adis Krdzalic

FH Joanneum

Institut für Bank und Versicherungswirtschaft

adis.krdzalic@fh-joanneum.at