Samui, Surat Thani –
Many foreign tourists have visited a famous local market and tasted Thai food on Samui Island.
Mr. Wiwat Chuenban, the vice-president of the Tourism Council of Thailand told the Phuket Express the following:
“One of the most famous local street markets on Samui Island is called ‘The Wharf Samui’ which is located in the Bo Phut sub-district. The market opens every Wednesday and Friday from the late afternoon until late at night. Most sellers are local people who are selling local food and products.”
“Most foreign tourists were interested to taste Thai foods such as Pad Thai, Papaya Salad, (Somtam), and grilled chicken. We have supported Thai food as a Soft Power as well as developed local tourism.” Mr. Wiwat added.
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