A small country that contains many amazing things and attracts many tourists in "South East Asia, between the Indian Ocean and the South China" (Thiro 10) is called Thailand or "Land of Smile." It is one of the best countries that are full of natural beauty. Thailand is called "Land of Smile" because Thai people are very friendly, easily to smile, and are nice to everyone. If we talk about Thailand, some people think about spicy delicious foods, some about nice beaches or while others, about kickboxing which is the traditional sport of Thailand. .
After years, Thailand is getting more tourists and that is increasing each year according to Thai Airlines. "It flew 3.13 million passengers in the first two months of 2006, an increase of almost 12 per cent from last year" (The New Zealand Herald). This shows that Thailand is now well-known to people around the world and gets more attention from many tourists. According to The Nation, the figure of 14.8 million total international tourist arrivals was 8 per cent higher than a previous target. The TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand) expects to increase Vietnamese arrivals from 227,000 in 2006 to 267,000 this year. Most visitors come, visit, and spend their time for vacation in Thailand. Many tourists would love to live long enough in Thailand to visit most of the places. Even more, some people are more likely to spend their time there for the rest of their lives. There are a lot of attractive beaches, food, medical facilities and festivals which lure tourists to Thailand.
First of all, one of the best reasons to go to Thailand is their beaches. Thailand has a lot of islands. Most of them are well-known to people around the world. For example, Phuket is known as one of the most beautiful beaches on Earth. It has very fresh air, clean beaches, and the water is clear enough to see fishes. "Phuket is Thailand's largest island and one of the most popular vacation destinations in Southeast Asia, attracting up to one million visitors each year.