Chinese tourist

  • Thailand

    TAT expects 6 million tourists from Europe | GMT

    This week‘s episode of the talkshow is sure to be an exciting one, with a range of topics to discuss. First up, we‘ll be discussing the case of the billionaire‘s son who has been accused of biting a woman‘s genitals. The son has denied the allegations, and we‘ll be exploring the story further. Next, we‘ll be discussing the issue of…

  • Thailand

    Chinese tourists could be fined for wearing Thai student uniforms

    A Thai lawyer has warned Chinese tourists to stop wearing Thai student uniforms while travelling in Thailand as it could result in a fine of 1,000 baht. Wearing a Thai student uniform when travelling in Thailand has gained momentum among Chinese tourists after the well-known Chinese actress and singer, Ju Jingyi, posted a picture of herself wearing a Thai student…

  • Thailand

    Thai Airways profits nearly tripled in last year’s final quarter | Thailand News Today

    Thailand is making headlines in the news for a variety of reasons. Thailand‘s national carrier, Thai Airways, saw a dramatic increase in profits in the last quarter of the year, nearly tripling their profits. This is great news for the country, as it is a sign of economic growth and stability. In addition, Thailand has strengthened its tourism ties with…

  • Bangkok

    Bangkok police help Chinese tourist get phone back after she left it in a cab

    Bangkok police helped a Chinese tourist get her phone back after she accidentally left it in a cab. The incident happened on Friday at around 5.45pm near Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong intersection. Chinese national Wang Chunhua notified Lumpini Police Station about her missing phone through the SOS system under the Smart Safety Zone initiative. After receiving the report, officers went to the…

  • Thailand

    Thai woman slashes Chinese tourist in row over Phuket tour package (video)

    An angry Thai tour company owner slashed a Chinese tourist’s arm after a row over a tour package in Phuket. As a result, the woman’s tourism license has been suspended for six months from today and she faces imprisonment and a fine. The Chinese victim revealed the story of her horrific trip to Phuket on TikTok. In the victim’s video…

  • Good Morning Thailand

    Thailand Elite Card Scandal and Controversy | GMT

    In today’s episode, Thailand Elite Card Scandal and Controversy, Rolling Loud Thailand 2023 is coming to Songkran Festival in Pattaya, Koh Samui booms as over 200,000 tourists visit the popular island in January, Bangkok public bus condemned by Singaporean tourist, and Chinese tourists wrongly fined 60,000 baht for carrying vapes, says law expert.

  • Thailand

    Chinese tourists wrongly fined 60,000 baht for carrying vapes, says law expert

    A group of Thai tour guides revealed that a group of Chinese tourists were fined 60,000 baht for carrying vapes in Pattaya. The police also gave a 50% discount and let the tourists pay only 30,000 baht. According to Thai law, Thai police cannot arrest or fine foreigners with vapes. They have to report the issue to the court. The…

  • Tourism

    Drain collapses beneath Chinese tourist’s feet in Thailand

    A Chinese tourist was walking on a pavement near the Ancient City in Samut Prakan near Bangkok yesterday when a drain cover collapsed beneath his feet. Luckily, the tourist only sustained minor injuries. The Facebook page ‘Samut Prakan News v2’ posted a photo of the distressed tourist sitting on the side of Sukhumvit Road next to a broken sewage drain…

  • Thailand

    Thailand VIP packages offered on Chinese e-commerce platform Taobao

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) insists no VIP service packages or fast passes have been made available for purchase in China despite a Thai travel blogger revealing that those services and elite visas are indeed available to buy on the Chinese e-commerce platform Taobao. Thai police are already under fire over the scandalous video of three police officers escorting…

  • Thailand

    Five Chinese airlines launched direct flights to Phuket | GMT

    In today’s episode, BMA launches free shuttle bus service for floating market, Five airlines launch direct flights between Phuket and China this week, Bank of Thailand blames dating app for phone hacking, Northeast Thai farmer is ‘selling’ fresh air, Tourism workers run short

  • Thailand

    Chiang Mai issues booster shots to get ready for Chinese tourists

    Chiang Mai is preparing to welcome Chinese tourists by giving booster shots to its workers in the tourism industry. The province intends to issue 3,000 doses per day from January 23 to 29. Other residents in the province are also being encouraged to get booster doses. The Deputy Governor of Chiang Mai, Worravit Chaisawat, was chair of the meeting at…

  • World

    Infected Chinese tourist escapes quarantine in South Korea

    South Korean police are searching for a Covid-19 infected Chinese tourist who escaped from a quarantine hotel last Friday. The South Korean news website, KBS News, reported yesterday that local police have been unable to track down the 41 year old Chinese man who escaped Covid quarantine. The website revealed that the man entered the country via the Incheon International…

  • Video

    Pattaya night life Booming! The Real situation in Pattaya… | GMT

    We went to take a look for ourselves what Pattaya night life was like and it was BOOMING! The Tourism Authority of Thailand is preparing a plan to relax travel rules in line with the timeline to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease on July 1. Thailand Pass applicants are being warned about numerous scam emails from accounts posing as the…

  • Video

    Middle Eastern & Indian Tourists To Save Pattaya | GMT

    Middle Eastern and Indian tourist are targeted for tourism in Pattaya. An oil tanker explosion on the Chao Phraya. The level 4 alert issued by the US CDC against Thailand shouldn’t create a huge impact on tourism and magical flowers. All coming up on todays Good Morning Thailand with Jay and Tim, LIVE FROM PATTAYA!

  • Thaiger Bites

    Thai expats return, Rising sea levels, Thai chillies and Adverts | Thaiger Bites | Ep. 59

    Jay and Tim go through your video messages, comments and feedback from Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and Thaiger Talk forum on the website.

  • Chiang Mai

    Chinese tourist in Chiang Mai dead after whiskey binge

    Police in Chiang Mai Province were notified Wednesday of a Chinese tourist who had passed away from unknown causes at a resort in Mae Rim. Fearing the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus which has gripped Asia, officials went to retrieve the body wearing precautionary medical protective suits. Dr Chatuchai Maneerat of the Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office reported later…

  • Chiang Mai

    Chinese tourist found dead in Chiang Mai, body sent for autopsy

    A Chinese woman on holiday at an unnamed resort in Mae Rim, just north of Chiang Mai city, was found dead in her room yesterday morning. The cause was not apparent and authorities, fearing the spread of Wuhan Coronavirus, took all possible precautions in removing her body and belongings, according to the local police. According to her four fellow travellers…

  • Bangkok

    “Don’t go to Thailand” – another Chinese social media firestorm

    PHOTO: Thai Rath Thai Rath is reporting that officials from the Tourist Assistance Centre have made a visit to the female Chinese blogger who lost her left arm in a road accident on the way from Bangkok to Koh Chang. The story has produced another firestorm of criticism in Chinese social media with headlines like “Don’t go to Thailand”. The…

  • Phuket

    Phuket China Travel Conference on Thursday

    A strategic hospitality event titled The 360° China Travel Market Conference is taking place this Thursday, November 22 in Phuket. The Duangjitt Resort in Patong is the venue, and a wide variety of leading China specialists will be on stage. Currently the slowdown of the Mainland Chinese sector is one of the key challenges facing the island’s tourism industry and certainly…

  • South

    ‘Romantic conflicts’ suspected in murder of Chinese woman

    A 28 year old Chinese woman, found dead at the Ton Nga Chang waterfall in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district on September 20, is suspected to have been murdered by a male compatriot and two accomplices. This revelation from the Deputy Tourist Police Bureau Commissioner Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakparn today. Police suspect a romantic conflict as a motive for the murder…

  • South

    Chinese woman’s death at a Hat Yai waterfall is now a murder investigation

    An investigation into the mysterious death of a Chinese woman at a waterfall in near Hat Yai has now become an official murder investigation. A Chinese man has emerged as a prime suspect and Thai police also seeking evidence in China and working with Chinese police. Tourist Police Division’s deputy commander Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakparn says that he was soon…

  • South

    Suspect questioned in alleged waterfall murder in Hat Yai

    PHOTO: Sanook An investigation into the death of 28 year old Chinese tourist Lei Jiang at the Tone Nga Chang falls in Hat Yai in Thailand’s south has turned up some fresh evidence. A rock that may have been used as a murder weapon, as well as possible bloodstains, have been found in the area. While an accident or suicide has…