• Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:09
    Canada braces for cannabis gold rush
    When Canada legalizes recreational pot Wednesday, market watchers predict the birth of a new industry -- creating thousands of jobs, investor euphoria, a new tax source for governments and maybe even tourism.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    CENTRE REVISES UP YEAR’S GDP GROWTH TO 4.5%
    Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) has revised up the growth rate of Thailand’s gross domestic products (GDP) this year from 4.3 per cent to 4.5 per cent, thanks to strong performance in the export and tourism sectors.
    Economy
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:21
    Promoting sustainable tourism one resort at a time
    Picture an idyllic, pristine beach with the sound of waves crashing amid the last rays of sunlight, and you’ve got an image of Phuket Island’s majestic shores.
    Thailand
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:24
    Thailand most visited destination among Chinese for Golden Week
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) says that Ctrip.com, China’s largest and most influential online travel agent, has ranked Thailand the number one destination among Chinese tourists during this year’s National Day vacation – the Chinese Golden Week 2018, the National News Bureau reports.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:00
    Tight curbs on visitors to Similan
    Number of visitors capped at 3,850 people per day as part of tourism management reform to ensure sustainability.
    national
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    Twin events set in push for Taichung tourism
    Thai Vietjet Air will inaugurate its Bangkok-Taichung direct flights on November 3, on the same day as the opening of the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition in the Taiwanese city. The twin events aim to attract up to 8 million visitors, according to the Tourism and Travel Bureau, Taichung City Government.
    business
  • Sun, 14 Oct 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Unique way of life at upper Songkhla Lake under threat
    The RID's sluice gate against sea-water intrusion is being introduced on Pak Pra canal without residents' knowledge, posing threat to livelihoods and their self sufficient economy as much as the lake's ecosystems.
    national
  • Sun, 14 Oct 2018 01:00
    Asia’s Most Visited Countries
    South East Asian region receives the highest number of travellers with China topping the list, according to the World Tourism Organisation report.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:49
    Caribbean to test greenhouse-gas linked ocean acidity
    Tourism and fishery-dependent Caribbean nations plan to test the acidity of the Caribbean Sea as a result of increased absorption of greenhouse gases, a senior regional official said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:46
    Tourism association calls for visa fee exemption for Chinese tourists
    The Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) plans to urge the tourism minister to exempt Chinese tourists from paying the single-entry visa fee.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
    What the slum has to share
    The Tourism Authority is prodding people to visit the other side of the tracks and be surprised by Klong Toei
    Thailand
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:32
    Tourist numbers expected to rise 3% in Q4
    Although the number of tourists visiting Thailand during Q3 was unimpressive, KResearch said the situation is expected to improve in Q4.
    Tourism
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Corals in Maya Bay far from ready for tourism pressure, say experts
    THE CORALS at Maya Bay are not strong enough yet to withstand the influx of visitors, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department (DNP) explained as the reason for the indefinite closure of the bay.
    national
  • Sun, 07 Oct 2018 11:58
    Flood sweeps away key bridge in Mae Hong Son
    A bridge in Mae Hong Son crucial to tourism and trade was swept away in a flash flood on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Ready, steady, go! Buri Ram fully prepared for historic GP, says Minister
    Thailand is ready to host its first ever MotoGP event, Minister of Tourism and Sports Weerasak Kowsurat declared after making a final check-up at the Chang International Circuit on Thursday.
    sports
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