tourism

Thailand’s Koh Chang by numbers, another island on the rise

by Bill Barnett of c9hotelworks.com Despite being one of the country’s biggest islands in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Chang…

15 hours ago

Mae Sa and Tad Mork waterfalls in Chiang Mai closed

PHOTO: Mae Sa waterfall Doi Suthep-Pui National Park officials in the north of Thailand have closed the Mae Sa and…

2 days ago

Why the Chinese are infinitely more important than Western tourists to Thailand

OPINION by Dan Cheeseman - Dan About Thailand We need to wake up and smell the roses, us Westerners are…

5 days ago

Lanterns grounded in Chiang Mai for Loy Krathong world record attempt

Enthusiastic enforcement of the TM30 form is one thing. Backing down on modern new public buses in Bangkok is another.…

5 days ago

Thai tourism will be badly hit if Hong Kong airport mayhem continues

The mayhem at the Hong Kong airport could cost Thailand tourism 1.4 billion baht in lost income according to the…

6 days ago

Radisson brand add another Phuket hotel to its portfolio

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed a deal for a 222 key mixed-use hotel on Phuket’s north west coast at…

1 week ago

Thai Airways faces more bad news with bigger losses in Q2

Thai Airways' problems appear to be compounding with a perfect storm of an ageing fleet, a plateauing of tourist intake…

1 week ago

Phuket’s wake-up call. The hard work starts here.

OPINION More hotels, a changing tourist mix, an exodus of expats and a decline in tourist numbers. Despite the new…

1 week ago

Cabinet to consider visa-free travel for Chinese and Indian tourists

The Minister of Tourism and Sports, Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, says he intends to introduce visa-free travel for Chinese and Indian tourists…

2 weeks ago

Phuket’s tourist bookings looking good – Diversity is the best option Part 3

by Guest Writer Over the past few months or so, we have read and noted much negativity in the world…

3 weeks ago

TAT’s #WeDareYouThailand online video campaign wraps up today

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) WeDareYouThailand online video sharing campaign that ‘dared’ foreign tourists and expats in Thailand to…

3 weeks ago

TAT governor predicts Thailand tourism will bounce back in second half of 2019

Yuthasak Suphasorn, governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand says all is good for tourist arrivals in Thailand. He predicted…

3 weeks ago

13 Bangkok passengers refused entry into Thailand by immigration police

PHOTO: Naew Na Region 2 immigration police at Suvarnabhumi airport report that they denied entry to 13 foreigners who weren't…

3 weeks ago

Lights, camera, blog. TAT reaches out to online millennials.

PHOTO: Where in the World is Nina? With pressure on tourism authorities to come up with new ways to lure…

3 weeks ago

Thai visitors leaking to Vietnam – a personal view

by Guest Writer (who asked to be anonymous) In response to an article 'Pattaya tourist slump - visitors leaking to…

3 weeks ago

WWF Thailand pushes for sustainable tourism and preservation

An animal lover, nature lover and a Thai national, CEO of World Wide Fund-Thailand, Natalie Phaholyothin is particularly proud of…

3 weeks ago

Philippines tourism surges, despite last year’s Boracay closedown

The Philippines Department of Tourism is reporting that 2018 closed with a 7.68% increase in tourist arrivals. Last year's six…

4 weeks ago

Phuket fights for sustainable tourism at PHIST 2019

Phuket readies to host PHIST 2019 in the fight against environmental degradation in Southeast Asia’s idyllic island destinations. PHIST (Phuket…

4 weeks ago

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…

4 weeks 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…

1 month ago