Thai spas

  • Business

    Thailand’s spa operators optimistic business will pick up in last quarter

    The president of the Thai Spa Association says he’s hopeful things will improve in the last quarter of the year, if the country re-opens and domestic tourism picks up. Krod Rojanastien says the industry has suffered badly under Covid-19 restrictions, with most of the 8,000 registered facilities closed and 70% – 80% of staff out of work. And, while restrictions…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Massage businesses file class action suit against government over Covid restrictions

    Thailand’s massage parlours and spas are suing the government, demanding compensation for the loss of income they’ve endured as a result of Covid-19 partial lockdowns. Thai PBS World reports that 172 massage parlours and spas filed a class action suit against the Finance Ministry and the government. They are demanding to be compensated for the financial losses they’ve suffered since…

  • Best of

    Top 5 Spas in Koh Samui

    An indulgent spa day can be just what you need to rest and recharge. Fortunately, Koh Samui has many pockets of calm, with wellness retreats on every corner. Whether you’re seeking a Thai or aromatherapy massage or just a simple day of pampering, we’ve selected the very best spas on the island. From smaller shops to luxury and exclusive resorts, these spas…

  • Economy

    Struggling massage parlours petition government for financial assistance

    Representatives of Thailand’s spa and massage parlour industry are pleading with the government to provide some form of tailored financial aid to offset the impact of Covid-19. Yesterday, the Charawi Association for the Conservation of Thai Massage submitted a letter to PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, who also chairs the government’s Covid-19 task force. In it, they call on his administration to…