The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives as the winner for the 2017 PATA Gold Awards – in the Culture category (traditional performing and visual arts).
The winners were chosen by an international panel of experts, who recognize 28 organizations and individuals for outstanding achievements in the travel and tourism industry in the Asia-Pacific region. The winners for the PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2017 set industry standards for excellence and innovations.
This year’s awards attracted 220 entries from 77 organizations and individuals worldwide. The awards ceremony are supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office, and will take place in Macao on Friday, September 15, 2017, during the PATA Travel Mart 2017.
“PATA itself is a recognized and well-respected organization across the world. Hence, the award is considered prestigious and as a mark of excellence for the receiver – be it of any category. For Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives, winning the PATA Gold Award is such an achievement and a great milestone for the show and our company, as well as a great honour for our country. Our objective of creating the show from the very beginning was to spread the awareness of the culture and heritage of this great nation, and our national sport which is Muay Thai. We see that it greatly contributes in terms of telling the story of Thailand in the area of martial arts. We want it to be known all around the world, and for the people who visit Thailand.” – Mrs Viwan Karnasut, Managing Director of Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives.
About Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives
Muay Thai Live takes you back in time to experience the legend of Thai boxing from its origins in ancient time, to its imaginative version that has stood the test of time. Experience the original spirit of Thai boxing in a powerful performance that combines Thai swords and other ancient weapons mixed with stunt techniques, special effects, extreme sports and exquisite Thai classical performance art. Muay Thai Live is written, created and directed by acclaimed director Ekachai Uekrongtham. To learn more visit www.muaythailive.com, or call us at 02.108.5999
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