Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:47
Michelin Guides' quiet American quits
The first non-French person to head the Michelin Guides said that he is leaving the world's most prestigious restaurant guides.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
Nepal’s mountains should be made safer for climbers
April 18, 2014 started out as just a regular day for Abiral Rai, a young mountain guide. But it became a time of unexpected horror when he bore witness to an avalanche that swept through the Everest region. In this avalanche, 16 mountain guides lost their lives.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:45
Big game and big guns: Trump's 'Wildlife Conservation Council'
A new high-level council advising President Donald Trump's government on wildlife conservation is made up of big game hunters and professional hunting guides.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 19:29
Tourism officials to boost guides’ knowledge of Issan culture
The Department of Tourism (DOT), under the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, is taking an active role in strengthening tour guides' and tour operators' knowledge on Issan cultural heritage and the people’s way of life in order to accommodate an expected increase in the number of tourists from Asean countries.
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:46
Utilise local tour guides or face penalties, foreign tour operators in Laos warned
Vientiane - Lao authorities have warned foreign tour operators to utilise local tour guides otherwise they will be fined.
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 16:46
Three more tour guides arrested in Phuket blitz of illegal operators
“The search will continue at tourism attractions across Phuket to crack down on any tour guides working illegally that take away the careers of legal Thai national tour guides.”
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:28
Guides arrested over military weapons
Two tour guides were arrested in the North over the weekend for possessing military weapons.
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:44
App guides visitors through Chatuchak frenzy
Find your way more easily around the sprawling Chatuchak Weekend Market’s large number of shops thanks to a new app courtesy of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the State Railway of Thailand, and Digital Ventures Co Ltd.
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:48
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
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
A whip round Hong Kong
Thais Living in the city serve as guides for compatriots paying a visit
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:01
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
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
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
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.