National Innovation Awards Winners


National Innovation Award 2019

รางวัลชนะเลิศ ด้านสังคมและสิ่งแวดล้อม ประเภท
หน่วยงานภาคเอกชน (Private Sector) ประจำปี 2019

Local Alike Dot Com
Kanaruj Thaweesri
Local Alike Dot Com

Local Alike Dot Com is a national innovation of the use of technologies to connect tourists with communities. The website promotes sustainable tourism by supporting local communities to organize creative tourism activities, in which tourists can learn about the customs and traditions of each community. It highlights community development processes that embrace participation from the entire community in all aspects, involving tourism routes, improvement in quality of life, presentation of unique local experiences, elevation of tourism management capabilities and screening of high-quality tourist groups. This development process has successfully led to the creation of supplementary occupations and generated additional income to local people and entrepreneurs. It has also contributed to cultural promotion and preservation in local communities through sustainable tourism experiences. The innovation is an ideal sustainable tourism alternative for tourists.