In the recent years so called sport tourism is getting really popular. In fact it is the fastest growing sector in the global travel industry. Countries that care about tourists and tourism, like Thailand, have invested a lot in different types of tourism including sport tourism. Some tourists travel to foreign countries to observe sport events and some to participate. No matter if you belong to the first or to the second group of tourists Thailand has a lot to offer when it comes to tourism. Different sports venues and different sport activities can be found in the capital Bangkok but also in the other parts of Thailand. These are some of those facilities and destinations:
Bungee Jumping in Patong – There are many places in Thailand offering bungee jumping but this one in Patong is special because of two things – the scenery and the height. It is located only few minutes from the beautiful Patong beach and it is considered to be the highest bungee jumping spot in Southern Thailand. Don’t miss this opportunity for adrenaline rush.
Parasailing in Phuket – There is another great sport activity that you can enjoy while you are in Phuket and that’s parasailing. There are few operators offering parasailing and there is no better way to see the beauty of the beaches on Phuket other than this. Enjoy the ride!
The Racquet Club in Bangkok – If you are a fan of racquet sports do not miss the opportunity to play on a foreign soil. This club is very modern and will certainly meet all your high standards. Whether you like to play tennis or badminton this club has it all.
Black Mountain Golf Club in Hua Hin – This Golf club is considered to be the best golf course in whole Thailand. It has recently invested a lot in equipment and they have professional and well-trained staff. The terrain is very natural and it is something that you don’t see everywhere.
Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok – If you want to take a break and watch a traditional Thai boxing match we suggest you visit the Lumpinee Boxing Stadium. There are many matches there organized daily. The fights are really good and the tension is high. You won’t see fighters calculating in this sport!
With these sport activities and lot more Thailand is the perfect sport tourism spot!
Muang Thong reclaim top spot from Bangkokpost News .
SCG Muang Thong United on Saturday regained the Thai Premier League lead with a 1-0 home win over Chonburi.
The victory, coupled with BEC Tero Sasana’s surprise 1-1 draw at Police United, sent the Kirins to the top of the table. After 13 matches, Muang Thong have 27 points and BEC Tero 25.
At Thammasat Stadium, French striker Michael Murcy stunned BEC after 35 minutes and Japanese midfielder Sho Shimoji equalised for the Fire Dragons in the 68th minute.