Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:18
Iconsiam to host New Year fireworks
Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019, under the theme of the River of Prosperity, will start the New Year celebration at 6pm on New Year’s Eve.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
Apisak warns of slower economic growth
FINANCE Minister Apisak Tantivorawong predicts Thailand will encounter slower economic growth in 2019, citing uncertainty from the trade war between the superpowers, the upcoming national election and a slump in tourism as the key factors.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
Ministry seeks extension of local tourist tax allowance
THE TOURISM and Sports Ministry has proposed extending the current tax allowance for local tourists who visit less-popular destinations until the end of the next year.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:43
Colombian police bust child sex network run by Israelis
Colombian police have arrested six Israelis on charges of running a sex tourism operation that exploited underage girls, prosecutors said.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:23
Bangkok top destination in Asia, says Agoda
Bangkok is the most popular Asian destination in 2018, Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents, said in a press release issued on Friday.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
Tap water business booming in Laos
THE TAP-WATER business in Laos’ top tourist destination Luang Prabang has enormous potential for growth due to the rapid expansion of tourism, a high-speed rail project in the works and high demand for water utilities across the country, according to Exim Bank and Thai investors in Laos.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:31
Visa applications move to the Web
Chinese will soon become the first nationality able to apply and pay online for Thai visas, Chairi Archjananum, director-general of the Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Monday.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
A paradise nearly lost
Amid tourism glut, Phi Phi Islands seek government help to ensure supply of safe drinking water
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:25
Australia moves to curb 'orphanage tourism'
Australia has criminalised the act of falsely inducing children into orphanages as a form of slavery, in what is believed to be the first move of its kind in the world.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
Thai travellers happy to ‘go solo’ when travelling abroad: study
Over a quarter of Thais (28 per cent) have traveled overseas “solo” in the past two years, ahead of the global (24 per cent) and Asia-Pacific (23 per cent) averages, according to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 18:15
‘Pinto thao’ food carriers to replace single-use plastics at all national parks: Weerasak
Traditional “pinto thao” food carriers are to replace single-use plastics at national parks on land and at sea in a bid to help protect the environment, Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Kowsurat said on Tuesday.
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.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Cambodia sees spike in visitors during three-day water festival
SOME 4.5 million people attended the three-day water festival in Phnom Penh, of which around 12,000 were foreigners, while some 925,000 tourists travelled to the provinces, of which 842,000 were local.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:23
Thana City Country Club Rebranding Unveiled
Thana City Country Club held the ‘Thana City Open House Party’ revealing its completed rebranding, display its potential in the area of world-class sport and tourism services and opening its latest addition – Eastin Thana City Golf Resort Bangkok, a 790 acre sports and resort project.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 11:54
Provinces polish tiaras for Miss Universe hopefuls
Representing 95 nations, contestants in the Miss Universe pageant being hosted this year by Thailand should all be here by December 2, Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Kowsurat said on Monday.