Ministry of Tourism and Sports (Thailand)

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Kingdom of Thailand
Ministry of Tourism and Sports
กระทรวงการท่องเที่ยวและกีฬา
Ministry overview
Formed 2002
Jurisdiction Government of Thailand
Headquarters Bangkok
Annual budget 6,548 million baht (FY2017)
Minister responsible
  • Mrs Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister
Website www.mots.go.th

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: กระทรวงการท่องเที่ยวและกีฬา; rtgsKrasuang Kan Thong Thiao Lae Kila; Abrv: MOTS) is a cabinet ministry in the Government of Thailand. The ministry's primary areas of responsibility are tourism and sports. The ministry is in charge of managing the tourist industry and sports both in schools and other institutions. The ministry organises and directs Thailand's important sporting events. Its FY2017 budget is 6,548 million baht.[1]:78

Departments[edit]

Administration[edit]

  • Office of the Minister
  • Office of the Permanent Secretary
  • Development of Tourism
  • Department of Physical Education
  • Institute of Physical Education

State Enterprises[edit]

Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT)[edit]

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)[edit]

Established in 1960, TAT is responsible for the promotion of Thailand tourism. It has 35 regional offices in Thailand and 15 abroad.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ THAILAND’S BUDGET IN BRIEF, FISCAL YEAR 2017 (PDF). Bureau of the Budget (Thailand). 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "About TAT". Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Retrieved 21 February 2017. 

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