• Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    Ministry seeks extension of local tourist tax allowance
    THE TOURISM and Sports Ministry has proposed extending the current tax allowance for local tourists who visit less-popular destinations until the end of the next year.
    Economy
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:48
    Spectacular mist enthrals visitors as mercury drops at Huai Nam Dang National Park
    Thai tourists, celebrating a long weekend and Constitution Day on Monday at the high-altitude Huai Nam Dang National Park in the area overlapping Chiang Mai’s Mae Taeng and Wiang Haeng districts and Mae Hong Son’s Pai district, woke up to an enhanced spectacular sea of mist in the morning.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:00
    Pachyderm blocks road in Khao Yai
    A bull elephant in rut from Khao Yai National Park apparently searchi0ng for its mate blocked the road in Prachin Buri on Sunday and looked likely to attack tourists’ cars, prompting park officials to use their vehicles as buffers between the aggressive male and tourists until the former eventually retreated into the forest.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:30
    Phuket canal clean up
    Some 200 residents and tourists joined forces on Sunday to collect the garbage that has swept into Khlong Tha Chin tambon Rassada of Phuket’s Muang district.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:46
    More garbage dumped on roadside in Krabi
    About 10 bags of garbage have been found dumped on the roadside in Mueang Krabi District where many tourists pass as they head to famous tourist spots in Ao Nang.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:11
    Khao Yai warns against elephant peril
    Khao Yai National Park has instructed tourists on how not to anger wild elephants walking beside its roads.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
    Govt offers free dinner, free visa too 
    THE GOVERNMENT and the private sector are launching joint campaigns to bring back Chinese tourists during the peak festive season and hope that this will help Thailand reach this year’s tourism targets.
    business
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:26
    Tourists from China are ‘illegal workers,’ Philippine Senate panel learns
    Tens of thousands of Chinese from mainland China have been entering the Philippines as tourists before obtaining short-term special permits to work in online gambling operations, a Senate panel learned on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cambodia sees spike in visitors during three-day water festival
    SOME 4.5 million people attended the three-day water festival in Phnom Penh, of which around 12,000 were foreigners, while some 925,000 tourists travelled to the provinces, of which 842,000 were local.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    When the great wave came
    The residents of the Northeast of Japan who lost so much in March 2011 when the coast was hit by a massive Tsunami are launching campaigns to encourage international tourists to visit and learn
    lifestyle
  • Sun, 25 Nov 2018 19:30
    Rare multiple waterspouts observed in Andaman Sea
    Tourists were treated to a spectacular sight of four waterspouts off Satun’s resort island of Koh Lipe on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:57
    Indonesian woman arrested after tourist found dead in suspected drugging-robbery
    Police arrested an Indonesian woman on Monday for allegedly drugging two foreign tourists in Chiang Mai in August, one of whom was found dead in his hotel room.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:02
    Baby Brazilian tapir on show at Chiang Mai Night Safari
    The Chiang Mai Night Safari on Monday let the first tourists view its two-month-old Brazilian tapir calf.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    High baht putting off tourists – and foreign residents
    There seems to be alarm, almost bordering on panic, at the falling tourist statistics, and many sectors are commenting on ways to reverse this trend, including waiving visa fees.
    your say
  • Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:11
    Tight security for Phoenix amid probe into boat tragedy
    The government has made the highest security measures for the just-salvaged “Phoenix” boat, which sank off Phuket province in July, taking with it the lives of 47 Chinese tourists.
    Breaking News
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