Project Title : Open new route with Thaksinarath’s train to the lake of Songkhla
By : Darunpob Intornsuwan, Ms.Supatta Hobjaroen
Advisor : Ms.Supatta Hobjaroen
Degree : Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies
Major : Tourism Studies
Faculty : Liberal Arts
Semester / Academic year : 2 /2016
The project titled “New Route to Songkhla Lake by Taksinarat Railway” was created by the cooperation of the author and A.P. Tour Company. The objective of this project was to study information of tourism routes by Taksinarat Railway, tourist attractions in Phatthalung-Songkhla route in order to organize a new tour program for increasing the company’s revenue.
The results of cooperation between the author and A.P. Tour Company in studying theories related to tourism, tour programing, tourist behaviors, local railways and Taksinarat Railway showed as follows. The 4 days 3 nights tour program of Bangkok-Phatthalung-Songkhla route was organized by Taksinarat Railway with the following tourist attractions: in Phatthalung province, the tour program covers Phra Phutthanirokhantarai Chaiwat Chaturathit, Wat Khuha Sawan, Talae Noi, Longkang Nhanmoddang, Wang Chao Mueng Phatthalung, Khao Chaison Hot Spring & Cold Stream and in Songkhla province, the tour program covers Klong Hae Floating Market, Kim Yong Market, Santisuk Market, Songkhla City Pillar Shrine, Gong Wu Shrine, Hub Ho Hin Rice Mill, Baan Nakhon Nai Museum, and Wat Lampho. The price of this tour program is 9,900 baht/person. This price includes entrance fee of tourist attractions, transport charge, standard accommodations, all quality meals, assistant guide charge, and travel insurance.
Keywords: Taksinarat railway, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Tour program
Open new route with Thaksinarath’s train to the lake of Songkhla
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Siam University, Thailand