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  • Thailand News

    Tourism boost: Bangkok Airways’ SAMUI SAVOR campaign

    Bangkok Airways joined BDMS in the SAMUI SAVOR campaign to stimulate local food tourism. The airline is offering a discount at 42 leading restaurants on Koh Samui with a single boarding pass. There is also a chance to win prizes for flights, with 20 available in Thailand. Ploenphit Kosonyuthasan, Director of Tourism and Alliance Marketing Promotion, Bangkok Airways Public Company…

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    Food for thought: Thai restaurant operators adopt new strategies

    The increasingly competitive nature of Thailand’s food industry has spurred restaurant operators to adopt inventive strategies. They are now focusing on adapting to shifts in consumer preferences and lifestyle changes, ensuring their businesses remain competitive and continue to grow, as noted by the leader of a prominent conglomerate. Nath Vongphanich, who heads Central Restaurants Group, estimated the restaurant market in…

  • Tourism News

    Tasty travels: Thai SELECT campaign spices up tourism

    The Travel, Taste, Eat Thai SELECT campaign, a collaboration between the Commerce Ministry and the Tourism Authority of Thailand, has been unveiled. This initiative is part of a soft power strategy aimed at promoting and bolstering Thai businesses, particularly certified Thai SELECT restaurants. The Deputy Commerce Minister, Napintorn Srisunpang, emphasised that the campaign is designed to ensure these establishments meet…

  • Pattaya News

    Chanthaburi noodle shop owner returns 300,000 baht overpayment

    In the heart of Chanthaburi, a remarkable event transpired at 6pm on Tuesday, March 5. Samart Wongnapa, a 49 year old noodle shop proprietor, found himself in the spotlight of local media. The cause of this sudden attention was his commendable action of returning an accidental overpayment of 300,000 baht (US$8,417) to a group of Chinese customers who had dined…

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    Thailand’s Sex Industry – A Brief History

    Thailand is well known and famous for many things. Food, massages, beaches and friendly smiles… but there is one thing that is either commonly joked about or remains hush hush locally. It’s the country’s sex workers and red light districts. There is a fair share of travellers who visit Thailand specifically because they want to experience this ‘vibrant’ side of…

  • Covid-19 News

    Alcohol restrictions to be eased further in Bangkok from tomorrow

    From tomorrow, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will further ease restrictions on the sale of alcohol, with more restaurants allowed to sell booze. Venues with the “Thai Stop Covid Plus” certification can join businesses with SHA certification in providing diners with alcoholic drinks until 9pm. According to a Bangkok Post report, the relaxed measures will be in place until November 30,…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thai PM hit with 50-million-baht lawsuit from angry restaurant operators

    The Thai PM is being sued for 50 million baht by a restaurant group which is also representing 39 other restaurant operators. The Bangkok Post reports that the Never Ending Summer Co has filed a class-action suit against Prayut Chan-o-cha, seeking compensation for financial losses endured as a result of the government’s alleged mismanagement of Covid-19. The Civil Court issued…

  • Covid-19 News

    Restaurant operators accept rules for re-opening dine-in services

    Restaurant operators are happy to accept new rules for re-opening as laid out by the Public Health Ministry, if it means they can get back to business. The measures are strict and include the need for all customers to show proof of full vaccination. According to a Bangkok Post report, the re-opening of dine-in services would be done under a…

  • Covid-19 News

    Restaurant operators repeat calls for financial aid

    Thailand’s restaurant owners are pleading for state relief as they struggle to stay afloat amid tight Covid-19 prevention measures. Taniwan Koonmongkon from the Thai Restaurant Association says the PM’s aim of re-opening the country fully by October provides some hope but for now, restaurants are struggling. “Restaurant operators feel hopeful after the premier on Wednesday set a goal of fully…

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    Top 10 Restaurant-Bars in Bangkok

    Bangkok’s reputation as a popular foodie destination is now such that there’s almost too much choice. We venture to say that Bangkok is one of the best gastronomic cities in the world. But why do we love it? Not only can you find amazing food but also a selection of delicious cocktails as well, and all in the same joint!…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

    Bars and pubs throughout Thailand will be able to open from March 1 in every province except Samut Sakhon, the recent epicentre of new Covid-19 infections. With Thailand’s number of coronavirus infections now on a downward trajectory, many provinces with little to no cases have been reclassified by the CCSA. The majority of Thailand’s 77 provinces are now classified as…

  • Covid-19 News

    Late-night alcohol ban in Phuket, bars to close at midnight

    Bars and other entertainment venues in Phuket must close at midnight, according to an order imposed by Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Restaurants can stay open late, but are ordered to stop selling alcohol at midnight. The order is effective today until January 20, but could be extended further if the Covid-19 situation does not improve.…