Thu, 24 May 2018 16:24:25
Chinese delegates discuss Phuket safety
A meeting was held yesterday at the Pearl Hotel in Phuket Town, hosted by Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong, to discuss the growth of Chinese tourism on the island and ways to ensure their safety.
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:13:22
Four-year tourism-development strategy unveiled
The Ministry of Tourism has unveiled a tourism-development strategy for 2018-2021 to give guidance to other state agencies and stakeholders.
Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00:00
BT100 BN TO AID POOR
The Cabinet yesterday approved a supplementary mid-year budget of Bt100 billion aimed at boosting the livelihoods of low-income groups through the Thai Niyom Yangyuen project, according to the ministers of interior, finance, agriculture and cooperatives, tourism and sport, energy and the prime minister's office in a press conference.
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:33:46
Six police officers face legal action after duped into paying for promotions
Six police officers are facing legal action after they were duped by a smart conman who faked a LINE account of a deputy tourism police chief in order to offer promotions in exchange for money.
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:25:00
What makes Thailand so unique?
The Tourism Authority of Thailand recently launched its own travel documentary series, titled “Insight Thainess”, to promote Thai values through the country’s unique way of life and also to inspire tourists around the world to experience it first-hand.
Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00:00
THAI TRAVELLERS : Majority regrets missed opportunities: survey
Whether it’s wishfully thinking about that long distance vacation you could’ve booked, or that road trip you should’ve taken, Booking.com research reveals that a whopping 81 per cent of Thai travelers have had regrets over missed travel opportunities.
Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00:00
NAKHON PATHOM QR Code service launched for tourists
The Department of Tourism and provincial authorities of Nakhon Pathom have jointly launched the QR Code service under the Thailand Scan Me programme to give visitors a quick and easy digital access to the information about Nakhon Pathom's tourist attractions.
Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00:00
NEW DIRECT FLIGHT FROM HUA HIN TO KUALA LUMPUR
In the hope of bolstering tourism to Thailand, AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia) on May 18 launched direct flights from Hua Hin in Thailand’s Prachuap Khiri Khan province to Kuala Lumpur, introducing four flights weekly (on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) connecting the resort town to Malaysia’s economic and cultural centre.
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Radical step to revive Maya Bay
THE DECISION TO CLOSE TOURISM MAGNET IS AIMED AT PRESERVING ITS ECO-SYSTEM
Thu, 17 May 2018 17:00:45
Allianz promotes healthy run
Allianz Ayudhya Assurance, together with provincial authorities of Ratchaburi, the Association of Suan Phueng Tourism, Move Asia and Thai.Run, is introducing the Allianz World Run Thailand Series 2018. Thais are invited to be part of Allianz Group's global run and promote healthy living.
Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
Airlines ride high on tourism boom
EARNINGS posted by some of the country’s listed airlines point to a recovery in Thailand’s aviation industry in the first quarter of this year, including double-digit gains by pacesetter Bangkok Airways, amid a boom in tourist arrivals.
Tue, 15 May 2018 14:16:51
Datong makes it big: survey
Tourism to the historical city of Datong has been looking up, according to the Tourism Development Index of Datong conducted by China Economic Information Service (CEIS) of Xinhua News Agency.
Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00:00
Japan’s railways grapple with violent passengers
Cases of passengers violently attacking station attendants and train staff continue to occur with alarming regularity. According to Japan’s Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry, 825 cases of such violence were reported in fiscal 2016, exceeding 800 for the fourth straight year.
Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00:00
Cambodia to grow only slighly more than in 2017
THE CAMBODIAN economic growth is projected to accelerate slightly to 6.9 per cent in 2018, compared with 6.8 per cent in 2017, buoyed by a rebound in textile and apparel exports as well as tourism and agriculture, according to a new World Bank report.
Fri, 11 May 2018 10:39:24
Tourist demand drives wine industry to new heights in Thailand
Tourists continue to drive the wine-services business in Thailand ever higher, said the organiser of Bangkok’s premier annual wine-tasting event as preparations are underway for the June 29 opening.