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Airbnb welcomes new Thai Tourism Minister support of ‘short term’ accommodation

Airbnb welcomes the new Tourism and Sports Minister Pipat Ratchakitprakan’s and his commitment to grow tourism and support short-term accommodation…

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Thailand’s taxi and tuk tuk scams and annoyances

"Where are you going?", they shout from across the road. A Tuk Tuk driver wants to help you get to…

2 days ago

Thailand’s marijuana and massage-led tourism recovery

The new Thai minister for tourism and sports says he can lure Europeans and Americans back to Thailand with the…

3 days ago

Tweet forces Suvarnabhumi immigration to explain long lines

PHOTO: Travel Daily Media “Suvarnabhumi hell for tourists. Look at queues today. Never seen this long.” In response to English-language…

3 days ago

Thailand’s tourism copes with surging baht headache

PHOTO: Thailand's new tourism & sports minister, Piphat Ratchakitprakarn, hoping the finance ministry will listen to his pleas about the…

3 days ago

New Thai Tourism & Sports Minister has a wish-list to improve tourism

PHOTO: Tourism and Sports Minister, Pipat Ratchakitprakan - mots.go.th The new Thai Tourism and Sports Minister, Pipat Ratchakitprakan, has set…

4 days ago

Number of passengers and flights drop slightly at 28 secondary Thai airports

28 airports under the Thai Airports Department have dropped traffic by 1% compared to the same time last year. The…

4 days ago

Weerasak paints a rosy tourism picture as he steps down from Ministry

Weerasak Kowsurat, outgoing Tourism and Sports Minister In a final spin at the microphone as Sports and Tourism Minister, Weerasak…

4 days ago

Phuket’s Banyan Tree celebrates 25 year anniversary with new Serenity Villas

2019 is a year of celebration for Banyan Tree Phuket, with the resort offering two brand new villa categories, as…

5 days ago

Thailand keeping track of foreigners – the TM30 reporting form

The TM30 reporting procedure is a Thai immigration requirement. The form is designed to assist keeping track of foreigners -…

5 days ago

Ten things the Thai Government need to do right now

OPINION Thailand is a proud country with a rich cultural tradition. And great food. Expats and visitors have been flocking…

1 week ago

Digging into the Phuket hotel data

by Bill Barnett, c9hotelworks As Phuket’s hotel operators and owners face a disruptive 2019, we thought it was time to…

1 week ago

Phuket accommodation pipeline – 55 new hotels under development

by Bill Barnett from c9hotelworks.com PHOTO: Horizon Beach Resort Hotels Phuket One of Asia’s leading resort destinations Phuket looks set…

1 week ago

Thailand’s tourism – stormy weather ahead

Thailands tourism industry finds itself in stormy weather as a falloff in visitors spook trade, even forcing candid admissions from…

1 week ago

Bangkok’s Anantara adds second luxury charter boat

Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort is launching its second luxury riverboat by the end of 2019. Manohra River Song is currently under…

1 week ago

European and Chinese tourists avoiding Pattaya, Indians on the rise

The strong baht is being accused as a major deterrent for Euro-tourists to Pattaya. "Over the past few months, European…

1 week ago

“Medical tourism is not making care for Thais more expensive”

The Health Service Support Department is dismissing claims that Thai patients are having to pay more for medical treatments due…

1 week ago

Crackdown on Bangkok amusement parks without operating permits

The roller coaster ride is over. 15 amusement parks in Bangkok, out of a total of 48, don't have construction…

1 week ago

Avani Hotels and Resorts re-brands two resorts in Krabi

PHOTO: Klong Dao Beach, Krabi, home for one of the new 'Avani' brand hotels Two new hotels are on the…

1 week ago

Phuket tourism down up to 30% – Thai Hotels Association

Translated from Manager Online | PHOTO: Surin Beach, Phuket Quoting a leading hotelier, Manager Online says it was obvious that…

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