“The Krabi Adventure Race Trophy 2017”
Krabi Province, Krabi Hotel Associations, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Krabi Office, and Thai private sectors, Krabi province hosted the Krabi Adventure Race Trophy 2017.
The total prize money of 200,000 baht is up for grabs while the winners received the trophy from the Krabi governor.
Krabi governor Pinit Boonlert, Rong Phukaoluan, president of the Krabi Hotel Associaton, Apichai Aranyig, director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Krabi Office held a joint press conference for The Krabi Adventure Race Trophy 2017 at Thai Summit Tower.
The race is aimed to promote the province as one of the world’s important tourist destinations and the venue for international sports events under the policy of Sports Tourism. With the sports, the tourism operators in Asia can work together to promote business in the region.
Apart from creating health awareness and well-being among people and racers, this extravagant event will also underline the province as the place for the Ecotourism and Sports marketing.
With lots of popular tourist destinations in Krabi, it is hoped that the racers and their followers would spend more times in the province. That will generate incomes for local people and help boost economy in the area.
Meanwhile, the Adventure sport is continuously growing in popularity among the racers, who must be in great shape and ready for any kinds of the races. Due to its tough and challenging competition, it has attracted the athletes, both Thais, and foreigners, and more than 150 teams are expected to join this year’s edition.
“The Krabi Adventure Race Trophy 2017 is into four disciplines: Running, Biking, Kayaking, and Swimming. The racers are required to hike and run through the greenery hills without damaging the natures. Kayaking and swimming will be the blue sea of the Andaman while the racers will cycle over the route with a breathtaking view of the common ironwood trees. It is a perfect combinatio