Music Festivals: Thailand’s New Bait For Tourist

It is no secret that the tourism in Thailand continues to rise every year for the last few years. The nation has a lot to offer from beautiful, clear beaches, hospitable locals, Thai cuisine known internationally and perfect accommodations such as the beachfront villa in Koh Samui. The number of attractions grows every year and music festivals may be a part of it soon.

In the last few years, there have been a handful of popular international artists that graced the beautiful country of Thailand in order to boost its tourism. The entire year for the nation is already filled with schedules because organizers are doing everything under the sun that they could offer to visitors and their new endeavor might have something to do with one of the latest trends today – electronic music.

Wonderfruit and Arcadia Spectacular were introduced to the country in 2014. The following year, they launched the Maya Music Festival. For this year, there were three entries that were added on the music scene. During the month of February, there was the Mystic Valley, March is when Transmission happened while Paradise Island were enjoyed by the tourists during the month of April. Every event satisfies the different tastes of the audience such as commercial and alternative music. There were a number of genres presented including bass, techno and house.

According to the founder of Wonderfruit, PranitanPhornprapha, they have seen the growth of international electronic music in the country. It was becoming popular in quite a fast rate since it is easy to digest and people are more educated about it. It is expected that more content will be coming to the scene because it has a lot of potential.

Organizers shared their optimism about the new venture into festival landscape which is expected to further improve the tourism in the country. During music festivals, it is expected that tourists will be flying in and hotels and beachfront villa in KohSamui will be fully booked. They believe that the music scene should be looked into by the government because it holds a lot of promise in the improvement of Thailand’s tourism industry.