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  • Travel

    “Thailand Travel Shield” insurance scheme to continue – TAT

    The TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand) says that the Thailand Travel Shield insurance project will continue. The service provides online travel insurance for foreign tourists. Reported in Phuketify, TAT Governor Yuthasak Supasorn, says that the TAT had initiated the creation of the Thailand Travel Shield project as a local insurance scheme alternative back in July 2014. “This year marks the fifth…

  • Travel

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  • World

    Thai nationals in Frankfurt advised to exercise caution in face of terror threat

    PHOTO: NNT The Thai Consulate General in Frankfurt is advising Thai nationals in the German city and surrounding areas to exercise extra caution and avoid being in crowded places in the face of terrorist threats. The advice for Thai nationals follows the arrests of 10 terrorist suspects aged between 20-42 years in Germany on March 22, 2019. They were allegedly…

  • Phuket

    Flights delayed and cancelled at Phuket Airport – Closure of Pakistan airspace

    Flights have been affected at the Phuket International Airport, a knock-on affect from the closing of airspace over Pakistan. Latest in the tensions between India and Pakistan HERE. Thai Airways resumes flights. Read about that HERE. The Phuket International Airport has announced flights that have been affected at the Phuket International Airport. Delayed flights… AEROFLOT airlines flight SU278/279 from Moscow…

  • Bangkok

    Thai Airways cancels flights to Pakistan and Europe, temporary

    Thai Airways International has cancelled all flights to and from Pakistan and Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace amid rising tensions with India. Latest in the tensions between India and Pakistan HERE. The flights cancelled on Wednesday night were TG341 and TG342 on the Bangkok-Karachi-Bangkok route, the TG345 and TG 346 Bangkok-Lahore-Bangkok flights and TG349 and TG350 Bangkok-Islamabad-Bangkok flights. Thai…

  • Phuket

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  • Thai Life

    Top 10 world’s busiest flight routes

    … and the rising stars So where is the world’s busiest airline route? Beijing to Shanghai? New York to Los Angeles? Eight of the Top 10 routes are based in Asia and nine out of ten of the world’s fastest-growing flight routes are also in Asia. You get the idea. Whilst the US has the world’s largest aviation market it’s…

  • Thailand

    New e-Visa for Chinese tourists starts rolling out on February 15

    The Department of Consular Affairs is to officially launch the first phase of the new Thai e-Visa in Beijing on February 15. China will be the first country in the world to have the service, which will be extended to other Chinese cities in early March. Chatri Archjananun, director general of the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said…

  • Thailand

    Thai Tourism chases the pink dollar as one of its “new shades”

    by Phatarawadee Phataranawik and The ThaigerWhile Thailand is waiting for a Life Partnership Bill to become law, and maybe a move towards full same-sex marriage down the track, advocates say they are encouraged by the country’s efforts in attracting LGBT tourists. The recent approval of the Life Partnership Bill by the Thai cabinet was a significant step – the first such move…

  • Krabi

    Eight days in southern Thailand

    mtv.co.uk have visited Thailand recently and come up with their own short, cool, stays in the southern region. If you have a spare eight days, here is their guide for a quick southern beach holiday. Phuket: 2 nights How to get there It’s time to switch it up and head to the Southern region of Thailand. The easiest way is…

  • Thai Life

    AirAsia integrates AI to become a travel technology company

    by The Star – Asia News Network AirAsia is integrating Google Cloud’s machine learning and AI (artificial intelligence) technologies into every aspect of its business, as part of its transformation into a travel technology company. Speaking at the Google Cloud Next London event, AirAsia group CEO Tony Fernandes said, “It’s a huge mission, but we’ve never done anything easy.” “We are…

  • Bangkok

    Airport tips for cheapies – Bangkok

    Heading out of Bangkok and looking for a few financial short-cuts? Getting to the airport, Don Mueang or Suvarnabhumi, needs a bit of planning. To get to Don Muaeng from the Bangkok on time a taxi is probably going to be your best bet. If it’s in one of the peaks the taxi can take the ‘top floor’ route which…

  • Travel

    “Phuket, a little piece of paradise” – US News & World Report

    PHOTO: thailandtravel.agency Whilst the annual south-west monsoon continues to kick up dangerous surf along its west coast, the southern island of Thailand has picked up another award. The island has been named the ‘Second Best Beach in the World’ by business publication US News & World Report. Phuket beat Maui, Kauai and Costa Rica in the world standings, according to the…

  • Phuket

    Maya Bay is Number 9. What is the World’s Best Beach?

    And Maya Bay isn’t the only Tai beach included in the list. FlightNetwork.om rated the world’s best beaches. Thailand’s Maya Bay, on Koh Phi Phi Ley came in at #9. Maya Bay has been closed for rehabilitation since the middle of 2018 and is scheduled for limited re-opening some time in 2021. Tourists and boats will be limited to less…