• Tue, 21 May 2019 12:54
    Tragic Phoenix goes up for auction
    The double-decker cruise boat Phoenix, which sank off Phuket last July killing 47 Chinese tourists, is among 48 items that the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) will auction off on Wednesday at its head office in Bangkok.
    national
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Rebound in Chinese tourists lifts airport passenger numbers
    THE NUMBER of passengers travelling through the six airports run by Airports of Thailand (AOT) reached 38 million in the first quarter this year, up 4.49 per cent over the same quarter last year and largely driven by a rebound of Chinese arrivals, according to the company.
    Economy
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:22
    Chinese tourists biggest spenders in Thailand during New Year holiday
    Spending by Chinese tourists during the Chinese New Year holiday was the highest in Thailand according to Alipay, a leading digital payment platform offered by Ant Financial, an affiliate of Alibaba Group. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Allure retained for Chinese tourists
    THAILAND was one of the top five global destinations for travellers from mainland China during the Chinese New Year holiday, according to accommodation online platform Airbnb.
    Tourism
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:30
    Two injured Chinese tourists head home
    The Tourist Police have escorted two Chinese tourists, who sustained injuries from last Saturday’s speedboat accident, back to the airport for their return to China.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:31
    Speedboat collides with oil tanker off Phuket 
    Several Chinese tourists were injured, one seriously, when the speedboat taking them back to Phuket after a day on Koh Phi Phi struck a small oil tanker on Saturday afternoon.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 20:00
    23 Chinese tourists rescued off Koh Samet
    In the latest of a spate of boat incidents, another speedboat has capsized off Koh Samet in Rayong province.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 14:13
    Auspicious oranges welcome Chinese tourists at Chiang Mai airport
    Chiang Mai airport’s female staff in red traditional Chinese dress welcomed arriving Chinese tourists with auspicious oranges as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 03 Feb 2019 19:30
    Chinese tourists flock back to Phuket in big numbers
    Chinese tourists are returning to Phuket for the Chinese New Year after a six-month hiatus following last year’s Phoenix boat tragedy.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:22
    Growing number of Chinese tourists expected to visit Thailand this year
    The number of Chinese tourists visiting Thailand is expected to continue growing this year, according to Kasikorn Research.
    Tourism
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 17:45
    Two Chinese tourists injured in Karon ATV accident
    Two Chinese tourists have sustained injuries after driving an all-terrain vehicle, or dune buggy, off the side of a hill in Karon.
    Around Thailand
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:42
    e-Visa for Chinese tourists to be launched February 15
    The Department of Consular Affairs will officially launch the first phase f the Thai e-Visa in Beijing on February 15.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 09:20
    Chinese tourist numbers increase following visa fee exemption
    More Chinese tourists' arrived in Thailand in November following the exemption of visa on arrival fee, although the growth is still negative, the Tourism and Sports Ministry reported.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:00
    Foreign experts deem Phoenix's assembly ‘substandard’
    Experts from China and Germany who inspected the retrieved twin-decked cruise boat, the Phoenix, which capsized in a storm off Phuket on July 5, resulting in the deaths of 47 Chinese tourists, have given opinions that the vessel was substandard, Immigration Bureau chief Maj-General Surachate Hakparn said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
    Govt offers free dinner, free visa too 
    THE GOVERNMENT and the private sector are launching joint campaigns to bring back Chinese tourists during the peak festive season and hope that this will help Thailand reach this year’s tourism targets.
    business
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