Chiang Mai, Thailand, is one of the top Southeast Asian destinations and is popular with tourists visiting Thailand. Chiang Mai was the capital city of Lanna Kingdom beginning in 1296 and was incorporated into Siam (Thailand) in 1892. Over the years, tourism officials have promoted Chiang Mai as a destination for nature and cultural heritage tourism.

Chiang Mai is heavily promoted in East Asian, South Asian, and European countries. In recent years, Chiang Mai has been promoted as part of the northern corridor for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and a link to greater China. The city is also promoted as one of the most affordable and convenient holiday destinations in Asia with lower flight rates and the ability for many foreign nationals to ...

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