Tag archive for ‘Thailand’
By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Thailand advancing towards sustainable tourism in line with global trend

Thailand is advancing in its efforts to place more emphasis on community-based tourism in line with the Royal Thai Government’s national tourism development plan for 2016-2017, and as part of the Ministry of Tourism More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Thailand emerges as only Asia Pacific destination in top 10 by global tourists

The most searched destinations during the first quarter of the year were the United States (US), Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, France, Mexico, Turkey, Greece, and Thailand. Compared to last quarter, Russia More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Thai tourism must decide decide whether it wants quality or quantity

Experts say the government needs to get serious on the long-term development of the tourism industry, and decide whether quality or quantity – that is, sheer numbers of tourists or how much they spend – More...

By Millie Atkinson On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Thailand Travel Mart 2015: Dates set

The Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2015, the country’s largest annual B2B tourism and travel trade event, has been set for 3 – 5 June, 2015, and opened for early-bird More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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2015 could be another tough year for Thai tourism

Thai tourism industry is expected to face another tough year, judging from a slow economic recovery in key markets. But stakeholders are optimistic that arrivals will soar from 25 million in 2015 to 29 million in More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Thai tourism launches selfie contest

Local travelers have been invited to enter the “Thailand Only Selfie Contest”, which the Tourism Authority of Thailand hopes will help boost year-end tourism. TAT Governor Thawatchai Arunyik said the More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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Thai film industry kickstarts AFM 2014 with gala night presided over by the Princess of Thailand

Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi was in Santa Monica to preside over Thai Night 2014, a pre-American Film Market gala event attended by film professionals from Thailand and More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Thailand Tourism: Royal Trophy Nan Boat Races 2014, the annual spectacle on Nan River

Nan, the charming mountainous province in the North of Thailand, is once again presenting the charming Thai-Lanna tradition that has been passed on for generations. The Nan Boat Races 2014, being organised by Nan More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Thailand welcomes new mall and world’s first Cartoon Network-themed water park

The eagerly anticipated Cartoon Network Amazone water park and sensational Siam Square One are set to make visits to Thailand this summer a whole lot more special. Situated in Pattaya and Bangkok respectively, the More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Centara World Masters begins in Thailand

More than 500 golfers representing 23 countries have arrived in Thailand for the inaugural Centara World Masters Golf Championship, starting in Hua Hin today (Sunday). The sell-out event is a welcome boon to Thailand’s More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Thailand wooing Latin America market

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hoping to attract more tourists from the emerging Latin America markets to the kingdom by increasing the awareness of Thai tourism products and services. This will be achieved More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Curfew destroys Thai tourism industry, ruins visitors’ experience and nightlife

More than the military coup in itself, the current strict curfew hours from 2200 to 500 hours will have a deterrent, and if it remains, a possible devastating effect on Thailand’s tourists, not only in Bangkok More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Official update from the Tourism Authority of Thailand on Martial Law rules

The London office for the Tourism Authority of Thailand updated travelers about the situation in Thailand after military authorities in the Kingdom imposed martial law effective since 0300 (ICT) today, The Royal More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, May 17th, 2014
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Tourism Authority of Thailand: Partnership with Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to collaborate with the Middle East’s big three airlines to help maintain a steady flow of visitor arrivals from some of Thailand’s highest-spending source markets. During More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Thailand is ready to welcome visitors from Middle East for Green Season

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is taking part in the ongoing Arabian Travel Market (ATM), one of the leading travel shows in the Middle East, to reinforce the message that Thailand is ready to welcome visitors More...

By Millie Atkinson On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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New campaign could help Thailand recover more quickly

International travel distributor, GTA, has launched a new campaign that promotes Thailand to Asia’s fully independent travel (FIT) agents. Given the millions of travel bookings GTA takes every year, the initiative More...

By Mitchell C. Clark On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Thailand

BASIC  Population (2010 est.): 67,041,000 Capital: Bangkok Main cities: Nonthaburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Khon Kaen Currency: Thai baht (Bt) = 100 satang. Major credit cards accepted; More...

By Paul Lewis On Monday, January 20th, 2014
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52 Places to Go in 2014

1.Cape Town Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape. As the seat of the National Parliament, it is also the More...

By Paul Lewis On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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Unique elephant camp at Thailand resort

Green Globe member, the Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa in Chiang Rai, Thailand, shines with a wealth of significant environmental, social, and cultural preservation initiatives. This upscale resort is More...