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Investigation launched into tiger chained at Phuket Zoo – VIDEO

PHOTOS: DNP VIDEO - I Am A Tiger Advocate Officials are conducting a full investigation after a video clip of…

3 days ago

Burasari opens second Phuket hotel on Coconut Island

PHOTO: Original Vision Island Escape by Burasari, the second Phuket hotel from the Thai-based group, will have a soft opening…

3 days ago

Elephant rides to be banned around Angkor Wat in Siem Reap

Elephant rides around Cambodia's famous tourist magnet Angkor Wat are being banned. The operator of the local elephant rides around…

6 days ago

Thai PM acts on illegal and unlicensed hotels and accommodation

Owners of shop-houses, rented properties, even entire floors of condos - running them as defacto hotels - are about to…

6 days ago

Asia’s most challenging golf courses

Golfers fall in love with courses for their beautiful views, world-class services, and impeccable layouts. Some golfers also have a…

7 days ago

Phuket Town – the UNESCO City of Gastronomy reveals some secrets

VIDEO: Thai PBS A UNESCO City of Gastronomy, Phuket Town is a real foodie town. Among their amazing arrays of…

1 week ago

Not everyone is happy with the closure of Thailand’s National Park hot spots

PHOTO: Sunrise Divers Nature happy. Tour operators unhappy. The closure, albeit temporary, of several of Thailand's favourite marine national parks and…

2 weeks ago

Thais outraged by tourist doing yoga poses at historic and sacred sites

PHOTO: Andreita Levin New outrage alert. Doing yoga poses on famous or sacred sites around Thailand will get you into…

2 weeks ago

Is Airbnb taking over the Thai hotel industry?

Airbnb is posing a less significant threat to hotels in Thailand than expected, but its influence in the longer term…

2 weeks ago

Helicopters high over Halong Bay, Vietnam

Your visit to Vietnam's Halong Bay, a cruising Mecca for half a century, can now be enjoyed from above. The Northern Vietnam…

2 weeks ago

Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon, second in the Thailand series

The “Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon”was organised to promote Koh Samui tourism and to ensure that participants recognise the importance…

2 weeks ago

Where are Thai’s heading for this summer holidays?

Thai travellers who are booking through Airbnb are discovering new ‘off the beaten track’ destinations. Globally, Airbnb identifies some of the…

2 weeks ago

Grab electric tuk tuks launch in Chiang Mai

Grab, the nemesis of the old taxi and red bus network in Chiang Mai, has signed an agreement with government…

2 weeks ago

Top Ten things to know about the Bangkok Skytrain (BTS)

Bangkok Transit System, better known by locals and tourists as the 'Skytrain', is as ubiquitous in Bangkok as good street…

2 weeks ago

Phuket’s new town planning code will radically change island

Thailand’s Department of Public Works and Town & Country Planning is finalising sweeping new development regulations for Phuket. The island's…

2 weeks ago

Chiang Mai and Hua Hin in Top 10 Asian retirement locations

Hua Hin and Chiang Mai are two of the best retirement destinations in Asia, according to the US News and…

3 weeks ago

Suvarnabhumi’s third runway closer to reality

The contracts for the construction of Suvarnabhumi Airport's third runway are ready to be signed. But it isn't likely to…

3 weeks ago

Thailand travel tax. Good idea but…

by Don Ross - ttrweekly.com "The changes to the law came into effect on May 20. Now, the panic button has…

3 weeks ago

Travel’s dynamic changes – A personal perspective

by Andrew J Wood - President SKÅL International Bangkok With the dramatic announcement of the sale of retail travel giant…

3 weeks ago

Tourism body confident that tourist number will reach 40 million in 2019

Predictions are, despite a few bumps along the way, that the number of tourists coming to Thailand in 2019 will…

3 weeks ago