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Agoda prepares for tourist boom in India as report shows growing interest from Thais

Multinational travel agency Agoda is preparing for increased tourism in India, as Thais have shown a growing interest in travelling to the country. Agoda, according to data from their digital platform, has observed a 16% increase in searches from Thailand looking for accommodation in India....

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  • Tips & practices for first-time travel adventurers in Thailand

    Tips & practices for first-time travel adventurers in Thailand

    Are you preparing for your inaugural expedition to the esteemed Land of Smiles? Thailand, widely known for its sophisticated culinary culture and congenial atmosphere to backpackers, provides an ideal sanctuary for first-time travellers from various backgrounds. Irrespective of whether you’re embarking on a solo expedition, as part of a duo, or in the context of …

  • Travelling to Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai

    Travelling to Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai

    Are you contemplating between exploring Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai? Both cities, strategically located in the core of northern Thailand, offer a diverse array of experiences, each possessing distinct charm. This article endeavors to elucidate the discrepancies between these two engaging locations, assisting you in making an educated decision for your forthcoming excursion. Chiang Mai, …

  • Revolutionising Thai tourism with AI in Travel

    Revolutionising Thai tourism with AI in Travel

    Thailand’s tourism sector is experiencing a significant transformation with the integration of artificial intelligence (AI), aimed at enhancing and personalising the visitor experience. This strategic move not only complements Thailand’s renowned hospitality but also infuses it with modern innovation. The country is focused on merging its cherished traditional elements with cutting-edge technology to offer travellers …

  • Ultimate guide: Exciting things to do with your kids this summer

    Ultimate guide: Exciting things to do with your kids this summer

    Summer presents a myriad of opportunities for families to explore, learn, and create lasting memories together. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of activities designed to balance relaxation with adventure, ensuring your family enjoys every sun-soaked moment to its fullest. From the serenity of nature walks to the thrill of urban discovery, we present a …

  • Launching the Accessible Thailand Wellness Tourism initiative

    Launching the Accessible Thailand Wellness Tourism initiative

    The Thai government proudly announces the launch of the Accessible Thailand Wellness Tourism (ATWT) initiative. The program will kick off with a media event at the SIRIRAJ H SOLUTIONS wellness center on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, hosted on the 5th floor of the ICS Lifestyle Complex, this inaugural event aims to engage media representatives and …

  • Why you should learn basic Thai before moving to Thailand

    Why you should learn basic Thai before moving to Thailand

    Whether it’s for a job, romance, or you’ve just been dreaming of living in Thailand all your life, moving to a new country is always exciting (and maybe a little bit scary). But before you pack your bags, let’s talk about why learning Thai should be on your checklist. A lot of people think that …

  • Sustainable travel tips for eco-conscious visitors

    Sustainable travel tips for eco-conscious visitors

    In the fast-paced modern world, sustainable travel is becoming a pivotal concern for those dedicated to environmental preservation. Yale Travel Management experts have curated a comprehensive list of eco-friendly travel tips designed for business trips. Impressively, these recommendations are easy to adopt but play a crucial role in minimising our ecological impact while travelling. Adopting …

  • The 5 beautiful cafes in Khao Yai you need to visit

    The 5 beautiful cafes in Khao Yai you need to visit

    It’s impossible to get bored in Bangkok, but if you want a change of scenery without travelling too far, a visit to Khao Yai might be the answer. Located around 2.5 hours by car from the capital, Khao Yai is blessed with breathtaking natural landscapes. Most visit to explore its lush forests, beautiful waterfalls, and …

  • Promoting sustainable tourism at Blue Tree Phuket: Initiatives and impact

    Promoting sustainable tourism at Blue Tree Phuket: Initiatives and impact

    Blue Tree Phuket has been offering experiences that are both fun and environmentally conscious for many years. The comprehensive entertainment hub and waterpark has implemented numerous programs to enhance the sustainability of its practices, with its most recent endeavour being the adoption of the ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) standard in all aspects of its operations …

  • Everything you need to know about Thalang Road

    Everything you need to know about Thalang Road

    Thalang Road extends beyond visual enchantment; it is a vibrant hub of activity and gastronomy. Envisage indulging in the most exquisite macchiatos at Macchiato House, set against a backdrop of stylish decor designed to enhance your social media presence. Or immerse yourself in the lively ambience of Soi Romanee, where the excitement unfolds. Notably, the …

  • Phuket workcation: paradise with a side of productivity (is it worth it?)

    Phuket workcation: paradise with a side of productivity (is it worth it?)

    Dreaming of working remotely under swaying palm trees with the sound of the ocean waves as your background music? Phuket, the “Pearl of the Andaman,” beckons digital nomads with its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and surprisingly good infrastructure for remote work in Thailand. But before you book your one-way ticket, let’s delve into the pros …

  • Phuket tourism market edging towards recovery in 2024

    Phuket tourism market edging towards recovery in 2024

    Phuket’s tourism industry is undergoing an ongoing rebound, with last year’s airport passenger arrivals edging towards pre-pandemic figures according to a new report from consulting group C9 Hotelworks. While hitting 7 million, it was still short of the 9 million mark set in 2019. This year the trend is continuing with 1.62 million arrivals to …

  • Updated trends in Phuket’s rental property market

    Updated trends in Phuket’s rental property market

    Given the backdrop of a booming Phuket real estate sector, one area that is often overlooked is the rental market. Despite a vibrant vacation short-stay segment, there remains a strong demand for extended and long-stay rentals across the island. Rental demand coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic experienced a sustained uplift and has continued to …

  • Where to celebrate Songkran 2024 in Phuket

    Where to celebrate Songkran 2024 in Phuket

    Songkran is (almost) here! If you’re in Phuket but still unsure about where to celebrate this vibrant festival, then you’ve come to the right place. From pool parties to water fights to special Songkran buffets, here are the best Songkran events in Phuket for 2024. The best Songkran events in Phuket for 2024 Songkran Warm Up …

  • Making the most of your aquatic adventure at Andamanda Phuket Waterpark, one of the island main tourist attractions

    Making the most of your aquatic adventure at Andamanda Phuket Waterpark, one of the island main tourist attractions

    Andamanda Phuket Waterpark brings together all that Phuket has to offer – Thai culture, entertainment, thrill, and relaxation in one destination – making it one of the best things to do with family on the island. Covering 100,000 square meters of land, the colossal playground boasts 25 attractions, an array of restaurants and bars, and …

  • Top 7 Natural Destinations You Can’t Miss in Thailand

    Top 7 Natural Destinations You Can’t Miss in Thailand

    Thailand is a paradise for nature lovers, with breathtaking landscapes that seem to transcend this earthly plane. From misty mountains that appear to float on clouds, to turquoise waters lapping at powdery white sand beaches, to lush rainforests teeming with exotic wildlife, this amazing Southeast Asian country offers natural wonders that truly must be experienced …

  • 5 best wine bars in Bangkok offering rich and quality wine

    5 best wine bars in Bangkok offering rich and quality wine

    It’s wine o’clock! Whether you’re all about fruity reds, sweet whites, or funky naturals, Bangkok has many great spots to sip your favourite varieties. But with an array of options to choose from, and the constant rise and fall of existing places, landing the perfect wine bar in Bangkok can prove a challenge. But worry …

  • Tips for your Songkran in Phuket 2024

    Tips for your Songkran in Phuket 2024

    Thinking about spending Songkran in 2024 in Phuket? You’re in for a treat! Songkran is the Thai New Year, a time full of fun, water fights, and special moments. It happens in April, when everything feels fresh and bright. Phuket, with its beautiful beaches, friendly people, and exciting places to see, is a fantastic spot …

  • How to spend your Songkran at Hua Hin 2024

    How to spend your Songkran at Hua Hin 2024

    Are you looking for your ideal getaway for the upcoming Songkran Holidays? Do you fancy an escape to the beach? Hua Hin is a fantastic destination to visit in Thailand to celebrate Songkran. It is the nearest beach to Bangkok, only 3-4 hours drive away. So, save yourself some valuable time and travel expenses. Hua …

  • Celebrate songkran in style with ‘Songkran Splash Away Tropical Edition’ at W Bangkok

    Celebrate songkran in style with ‘Songkran Splash Away Tropical Edition’ at W Bangkok

    Immerse yourself in a tropical oasis as W Bangkok presents ‘Songkran Splash Away – Tropical Edition’, an exciting pool party happening on 13 – 14 April 2024, from 3pm to 9pm. Bringing together the spirit of Songkran with a touch of tropical flair, this two-day event promises an unforgettable experience with fun beats in the …

  • Phuket’s branded residences supply tops USD2.3 Billion

    Phuket’s branded residences supply tops USD2.3 Billion

    Phuket has seen an unprecedented onslaught of overseas buyers transform the island into the largest leisure-branded residential real estate market in the world. The current supply of branded properties has now eclipsed a staggering USD2.3 billion and is expected to grow further according to new data from hospitality consulting group C9 Hotelworks. One of the …

  • Reasons why Andamanda Waterpark in Phuket is loved by kids and adults alike

    Reasons why Andamanda Waterpark in Phuket is loved by kids and adults alike

    There are many things to do with kids in Phuket, but Andamanda Waterpark is definitely among the best attractions since adults can have fun, too! Spread over 100,000 square metres, this sprawling water wonderland combines Thai folklore with exciting water rides. There’s something for the whole family here, from the biggest man-made sea in Southern …

  • Bangkok scoops best city prize in travel magazine survey

    Bangkok scoops best city prize in travel magazine survey

    Bangkok scooped the best city award in the Asia-Pacific region from the travel magazine DestinAsian, while Suvarnabhumi International Airport secured the second-best airport among 51 countries. Prime Minister Office spokesperson Chai Watcharong encouraged Thai people to celebrate the country’s recent successes following the acknowledgement by DestinAsian in its Readers’ Choice Awards. The rankings cover various aspects …

  • Thailand’s most eco-friendly hotels to stay in 2024

    Thailand’s most eco-friendly hotels to stay in 2024

    Want to escape the bustle and blaring traffic horns of the city? A cosy eco-retreat snuggled amidst Thailand’s lush landscapes is just the ticket! And let us stop you right there – if you’re imagining an eco-friendly hotel equivalent of a reality survival show, think again. We’re not time-traveling to the days of enduring cold …

  • Sawasdee Thailand: AXA unveils enhanced travel insurance for international visitors amid tourist boom

    Sawasdee Thailand: AXA unveils enhanced travel insurance for international visitors amid tourist boom

    We are witnessing a remarkable resurgence of Thailand’s tourism industry in 2024. This revival is spearheaded by the influx of 34 million international visitors, achieving an 85% recovery to the pre-pandemic visitor levels of 2019. This revitalization significantly contributes to the expansion of the travel insurance sector, highlighted by the surge of ‘Sawasdee Thailand’, a …

  • Sidecar saga: 70 year old’s 600km epic journey to the seaside

    Sidecar saga: 70 year old’s 600km epic journey to the seaside

    A 70 year old Thai man was so determined to enjoy the seaside for the first time in his life that he successfully rode his sidecar motorcycle over 600 kilometres from the Isaan province of Ubon Ratchathani to Koh Chang, an island in the eastern province of Trat. The story of the 70 year old, …

  • The kickstart guide to car ferry adventures

    The kickstart guide to car ferry adventures

    Embarking on a journey to Thailand’s enchanting islands? There’s a unique experience waiting for you – travelling by car ferry. This method not only adds a layer of adventure to your trip but also offers the convenience of exploring islands like Ko Yao Yai at your own pace. Imagine the freedom of driving off the …

  • A guide to renting a motorbike in Thailand

    A guide to renting a motorbike in Thailand

    With travel agencies and motorbike rental shops frequenting almost every road, Thailand certainly makes it easy to find a motorbike to rent or even buy a car as well. But, renting comes with rules to follow and certain things to keep in mind. From safety to the law, knowing the risks of riding is always …

  • Releasing sharks on an island holiday: SAii’s latest sustainable adventure

    Releasing sharks on an island holiday: SAii’s latest sustainable adventure

    Whether you’re an avid travel buff or not, chances are you’ve encountered the latest buzzword of ecotourism making rounds on the Internet, your social media feeds, and airport billboards. But what exactly is ecotourism? The popular definition of ecotourism is to travel with sustainability in mind. In other words, eco-tourists are travellers who preserve the …

  • Accor partners with Tytans Properties Development to unveil world’s largest Pullman in Cebu

    Accor partners with Tytans Properties Development to unveil world’s largest Pullman in Cebu

    Accor, one of the world’s leading hospitality groups, continues its rapid expansion in the Philippines with the signing of Pullman Mactan Cebu Hotel & Residences, which is set to become the world’s largest Pullman property. The signing of the beachfront destination represents a milestone for mixed-use lifestyle real estate in the Philippines, as a new …