Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
Somkid reaches out to Jack Ma to push Thai tourism
Thailand has beefed up its cooperation with Alibaba co-founder and chaiman Jack Ma to help promote the country’s tourism online in the hope of luring more Chinese to take trips to Thailand, while joining hands with the Chinese e-commerce giant for trade development.
Sat, 28 Jul 2018 01:00
Infographics: Thai Tourism's Reliance on China
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:38
Boat tragedy ‘unlikely to hamper tourism’
The tour boat catastrophe in Phuket was unlikely to harm the Thai tourism industry, but the government must respond to it decisively, the chief economist at Siam Commercial Bank said on Monday.
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 17:35
Govt pays Bt67,000 to Norwegian shark victim
The Thai tourism ministry has paid out over Bt67,000 to a Norwegian shark attack victim who was injured on April 1.
Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
Alibaba pact sees Big Data shape travel choices for well-heeled Chinese
A PARTNERSHIP between the Thai tourism authorities and Fliggy, the online travel platform of e-commerce giant Alibaba, is aimed at harnessing Big Data to target big-spending Chinese tourists with precision marketing, said Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:00
TAT wants ‘quality’ visitors, not sex tourists
Re: “Thai tourism body says it opposes ‘sex tourism’”, Reuters, yesterday.
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00
Tris rates TAA debentures
TRIS Rating affirms the company rating of Thai AirAsia Co Ltd (TAA) and the ratings of TAA’s senior unsecured debentures at “A-”, which reflect TAA’s position as the leading low cost carrier (LCC) airline in Thailand; its cost efficiency; synergy with AirAsia Berhad (AAB) and its affiliate, AirAsia Group; and ongoing growth of the Thai tourism industry.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:01
Coca-Cola to promote Thai tourism with ‘Hula Hula with Coca-Cola this summer’
Coca-Cola is putting a new face on its products sold in Thailand in time for the summer season.
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:14
Thai tourism set to grow and grow
The Tourism Authority of Thailand says the country’s “unbeatable geographic location” at the heart of the Asia-Pacific region is a major reason why visitor arrivals will continue to grow strongly in the years ahead.
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00
Pattaya could drag rest of Thai tourism into swamp
Re: “Pattaya gives Thailand’s name another beating”, Nation editorial, December 20.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:31
Student’s ‘smart local guide’ an example of technology married to local wisdom
A Thammasat University (TU) Lampang Centre student has developed a smartphone application called “Smart Local Guide” as an innovative prototype to creatively boost Thai tourism and incomes of local business operators.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:00
Thailand in the spotlight on CNN
Richard Quest, host of CNN Business Traveller, explores the evolving Thai tourism industry in the latest edition of the programme, which debuts this afternoon (November 9) at 4.30pm.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 01:00
Booking.com hails resilience of Thai tourism
DESPITE facing several crises, tourism in Thailand will continue to grow and can always be restored after setbacks, said Parichat Haehnen, Booking.com’s regional manager for Thailand, Indochina and Myanmar.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:07
Muay thai tourism by the numbers
Britons, Australians and Frenchmen are Thailand’s keenest muay thai students, the Tourism Authority’s Intelligence Centre (facebook.com/WOWThailandOfficials) announced on Monday.
Wed, 31 May 2017 17:03
TAT, Online Tourism Club take aim at low-quality tour packages
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the recently established Online Tourism Club (Thailand) are seeking ways to minimise online operators that sell lower-quality tour packages, especially in the Chinese FIT (free independent traveller) sector, to protect the interests of both tourists and Thai tourism-service providers.