Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:48:20
Seven tour companies hit in TPB crackdown
The newly-appointed deputy chief of the Tourist Police Bureau (TPB), Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpan, has led a crackdown on seven tour companies that allegedly used unlicensed tour guides and red licence plate vehicles on their commercial services.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Officials call on tour guides to report for law briefing
The Department of Tourism is calling on the 70,000 tour guides across the nation to report to tourism offices to ensure a smooth transition to the requirements of a new tourism law.
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:00:00
A whip round Hong Kong
Thais Living in the city serve as guides for compatriots paying a visit
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:01:16
Two ‘guides’ charged after family alleges threats, beating
A Chinese family of four has thanked Chon Buri's Pattaya Tourist Police after they had arrested two tour guides Wednesday night for allegedly threatening them with physical harm after refusing to buy an additional tour package.
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 13:20:00
Adventures with the artists
Louis Vuitton’s fully illustrated travel guides are back on the shelves of its stores, albeit in limited editions, and now those with adventure in the hearts can enjoy tales of three new destinations.
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 01:00:00
LV heads to Hawaii, Tokyo
Louis Vuitton’s fully illustrated travel guides now have three new destinations. Comic-book artist Esad Ribic depicts the Hawaiian Islands in a vigorous, realistic style.
Thu, 11 May 2017 13:15:41
Source of fake tour-guide licences uncovered
A large number of fake licences for tourist guides was confiscated in a police raid on a private apartment in Bangkok’s Nhong Kham district on Thursday.
Wed, 03 May 2017 01:00:00
US visa service not meeting standards of American justice
If, as Ronald Reagan said, the US wants to continue as a shining city upon a hill whose beacon guides freedom-loving people everywhere, changes need to be made in US Embassy visa policies and culture.
Mon, 01 May 2017 01:00:00
IFC launches its sustainability guidelines in Myanmar language
arm of world bank guides local companies on managing environmental, social risks
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:40:54
Large number of arrests over ‘unlicensed’ Chinese tour guide training
Police joined tourism officials in a raid on a venue allegedly used to allegedly train almost 150 people as guides for Chinese tourists without being issued a licence to do so.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:00:00
Ageing society guides design focus that meets seniors’ needs
RESIDENTIAL DESIGN that serves the needs of an increasingly ageing society is seen as an important and growing trend for developers in the years ahead, as nearly one-third of the Thai population will be over 60 by 2031, according to the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 01:00:00
Oceans are for fish, not plastic
Millions of Indonesians depend on oceans to feed their families. Fishermen, ferryboat drivers, tour guides and freight workers. When the ocean suffers, so do lives.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 01:00:00
Foreign language training for Thai tourist guides
THE Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports are working with the Bureau of the Royal Household to organise foreign-language training for tour guides to assist the high volume of international tourists visiting the Grand Palace and the Temple of Emerald Buddha.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 01:00:00
Brunei 's tour operators to benefit from new tour guide policy
ONLY tour guides authorised by the government of Brunei can be hired by tourists under a new policy implemented recently.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 01:00:00
Chinese tour guides
China is crucial for Thai tourism and the domestic economy.