Today, Thailand counts 70 ethnic groups, but only 62 are recognized by Thai gouvernment. After 1900-2000s conflicts in neighbors countries, minorities population is always changing, moving were they could be accepted. During darkest periods of Myanmar and Cambodia, Thailand was refuge for many Karen and Khmer people. in 2013, 25% of ethnic population was Lao, 2.3% was Khmer Leu and 0.6% was Karen.
Nowadays, all these minorities hand down their traditions and knowledge adapting it to the nation’s modernity. Amasia Travel is committing to a sustainable development to work closely to local minorities and help them to be actor of tourism industry.
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