• Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:46
    Guest reviews carry more weight that brand value: Expedia
    Price and guest ratings carry more weight than brand value as key attributes to hotel property selection, according to a new study conducted by travel platform Expedia Group and Unabashed Research, showing that independent hotels can more effectively compete today against their branded counterparts.
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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    NTL receives ‘A-’ affirmation from TRIS
    TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating on Ngern Tid Lor Co Ltd (NTL) and the ratings on NTL’s outstanding senior unsecured debentures at “A-” with a “stable” outlook. 
    Corporate
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Delayed telco payments will help AIS, DTAC: Fitch Ratings
    The Thai government’s approval for delaying telcos’ payments for the 900MHz spectrum will ease the immediate cash flow pressure on Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS; BBB+/AA+(tha)/Stable) and Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC; BBB/AA(tha)/Stable) to allow them to participate in the upcoming 700MHz spectrum allocation, says Fitch Ratings. 
    Corporate
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    PTTEP Moderate reserve, price risks weigh on ratings 
    Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the issuer ratings of PTT Exploration & Production Plc at Baa1, reflecting its strong credit metrics, low production cost resulting from operating efficiencies, cash flow visibility from its long-term gas sales contracts and financial flexibility given its strong liquidity profile. 
    Corporate
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    MOODY’S ON THAI OIL  Ratings reflect strength of largest refiner 
    Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Thai Oil Plc at Baa1, reflecting its strong market position as the largest and most complex refiner in Thailand, its long-term crude feedstock supply and product off-take agreements with its parent PTT Plc (PTT, Baa1 stable), strong liquidity buffer with a large cash balance and good credit metrics. 
    Corporate
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 19:24
    Fitch upgrades IFS ratings of both Thai Life and Muang Thai Life to 'A-', ou
    Fitch Ratings on Monday upgraded Thai Life Insurance’s insurer financial strength (IFS) rating to “A-“ (strong) from “BBB+” (good), and affirmed the listed company’s national IFS Rating at “AAA(tha)”. The outlooks for both are stable, while the Under Criteria Observation status on the ratings has also been removed.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 19:15
    TRIS affirms Bangkok Expressway and Metro ratings, assigns ‘A’ to planned debentures
    TRIS Rating on Monday affirmed the company rating on Bangkok Expressway and Metro (BEM) and its senior unsecured debenture ratings at “A”.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 18:25
    TRIS affirms ‘A-’ ratings on WHA and its debentures
    TRIS Rating on Monday affirmed the company rating on WHA Corporation and the ratings on its outstanding senior unsecured debentures at “A-”.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:53
    ICBC senior unsecured notes rated 'AAA'
    Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has assigned ICBC (Thai) Leasing Company (ICBCTL, AAA/Stable/F1+) upcoming long-term senior unsecured notes with an issuance size of up to Bt6 billion a National Long-Term Rating of 'AAA'.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:41
    Pruksa Holding guaranteed debentures rated 'A'
    Thai Rating and Information Services (TRIS) has affirmed the company rating on Pruksa Holding (PSH) and the ratings on PSH’s existing guaranteed debentures at “A”.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:04
    Tris sets Ananda unsecured debentures at 'BBB'
    Thai Rating and Information Services Co (Tris) has affirmed the company rating on Ananda Development PLC (Anan) and the ratings on Anan’s existing senior unsecured debentures at “BBB”, the company said in a press release on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    THAI POLL  Fitch rating factors  in risks and division 
    Developments in the lead-up to Thailand’s election on March 24 underscore political divisions that persist as the country returns to civilian rule, says Fitch Ratings. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thanachart, TMB plan  may help improve rating
    A merger of Thanachart Bank Plc (TBANK; AA-(tha)/Stable) and TMB Bank Plc (TMB; BBB-/bbb-/AA-(tha)/Stable) could result in positive rating action if the enlarged merged entity is able to sustain material improvement in its domestic franchise and financial strength, Fitch Ratings says. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:20
    Bank merger could improve rating, but internal culture an issue: Fitch
    The merger of two Thai banks could improve their ratings, Fitch Ratings said on Monday, if the resulting entity can improve its domestic franchise and financial strength.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:17
    LPN Development earns ‘A-’ ratings
    TRIS Rating has affirmed a company rating of “A-” for LPN Development Plc. 
    Breaking News
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