The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pursuing the plan to establish tourist information centers and OTOP shops at PTT gas stations nationwide.
The TAT has joined hands with the Ministry of Interior’s Community Development Department, SME Bank, and PTT Public Company Limited to establish tourist information center and OTOP shop called “Pracharat Sookjai Shop” at PTT petroleum stations nationwide to promote local trade and tourism, helping increase more revenue from domestic tourism to communities and local entrepreneurs. A total of 148 Pracharat Sookjai Shop are planned to open at PTT gas stations in all regions of Thailand.
The shop will feature OTOP products and products from community enterprise selected by the community development office in each district that showcase the identity of each province. The pricing of products start from 20 baht per item.
The TAT is raising the awareness on local products among tourists in each travel season.