Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
(More) incentives sought for tourism
BUSINESSES are calling on the government to come up with incentives to shore up the tourism industry, such as further liberalisation on visas that include fee waivers for citizens of countries that are still required to apply.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
Smog cover-up will burn Chiang Mai tourism industry
Re: “Choking Chiang Mai citizens up in arms: Angry northerners feel abandoned by the authorities, want to choose own governor”, The Nation, April 1.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 16:00
Tourism growth within Asean cited for strong SHREIT profits
The growth of the tourism industry in the Asean region, support from the business sector, and the strength of its hotel portfolio are being credited for 2018 profits of Bt141.62 million on revenues of Bt418.83 million by Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (SHREIT).
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
Where did all the travellers head to in 2018?
According to statistics from World Travel Monitor by worldwide tourism consultancy IPK International, the tourism industry has registered continuous growth in international trips all over the world this year.
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
Increasingly popular Chiang Mai gears up for changing tourism trends
The Tourism industry in Chiang Mai has seen some changes recently, especially in the type, behaviour and nationality of tourists, Pakkanan Winijchai, director of the Chiang Mai branch of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, said.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
Thailand tourism is no longer a harbinger of growth
THE EXPLOSIVE growth of tourism industry has been a boon for the Thai economy. Representing about one-fifth of the economy, exports of services have been growing at the compound annual rate of 10.6 per cent since 2012, three times the GDP growth rate in the same period. As a result, tourism has contributed more than 2 per cent to annual GDP growth in four out of the past six years since 2012.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:54
Hokkaido's tourism industry showing signs of recovery
A large number of tourists flocked to Hokkaido from various parts of the country on Autumnal Equinox Day on Sunday.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:36
$40m waterpark, entertainment complex to be built in Phuket’s Cherng Talay
Phuket’s tourism industry has received a major shot in the arm with the unveiling of Blue Tree Phuket, a US$40-million (Bt1.32 billion) multi-dimensional destination waterpark and entertainment complex set over 140 rai (22 hectares) in Cherng Talay.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
Miss Universe 2018 to be held in Bangkok
The Miss Universe pageant is heading back to Thailand for the third time, in a spectacular event in Bangkok that is expected to give a multi-million baht boost to the country’s tourism industry.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
Phuket hit as Chinese cancel room bookings
Tourism industry seeks tough measures to protect reputation after boat tragedy
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.
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
Tourism seen spurring infra, boosting livelihoods
THE tourism industry will serve as a key driver for Asean countries to increase their investments in infrastructure and improve the living standards of people within the region, said Wouter Schalken, senior tourism specialist of the World Bank Group.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
South Korean investors eye Asean tourism industry
SOUTH KOREAN investors are interested in expanding their investment in the tourism industry throughout the Asean bloc due to strong interest of international tourists in the region.
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
The secret behind Indonesia’s tourism boom
Since President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo took office in 2014, Indonesia’s tourism industry has boomed.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 01:00
Tourism industry fuels economic growth in Laos
The Lao tourism industry is not only playing a significant role in boosting economic growth, but is also creating a huge number of job opportunities for local people, experts have noted.