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TAT launches video to promote Thailand as safe for LGBT+ tourists

January 25, 2019

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Today, the Tourism Authority of Thailand revealed their new progressive LGBT+ travelers campaign in an effort to display Thailand as a diverse and welcoming destination for LGBT+ explorers. TAT launched a website for #GoThaiBeFree, Thailand’s LGBT+ travel marketing outreach, and posted a Facebook video—the first in a series of five—that shows real LGBT+ couples exploring the […]

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To seek new highs, Thailand tourism looks to ‘out of the box’ attractions

January 22, 2019

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With some 37 million and growing international arrivals into Thailand, industry players are now pondering what else is needed to raise the country’s competitive edge in the tourism game and remain a desired destination, especially as neighbours such as Vietnam are also emerging as strong contenders on the regional travel landscape. What will be much […]

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Bangkok ranked in Top Ten list of global cities for dining and shopping in MasterCard Index 2018

January 14, 2019

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MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index has published a survey on the dining and shopping (GDCI: Indulgences) spending patterns of tourists in various cities around the world. Bangkok was ranked third on the list of the Top Global Cities for Dining and sixth on the list of Top Global Cities for Shopping. The GDCI: Indulgences survey […]

Posted in: Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket

THAI introduces new customer travel experience with Thai Airways mobile app

December 14, 2018

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Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has launched a new “Thai Airways” mobile application, with a new look that makes the customer travel experience more comfortable and convenient.  The new mobile application increases channels for more customer reach as well as customer service. Mr. Wiwat Piyawiroj, THAI Executive Vice President, Commercial, said that THAI […]

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Phuket’s hotel and property players look north

December 5, 2018

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by Bill Barnett of c9hotelworks.com One of Greater Phuket’s real estate and hotel market’s that has a decided buzz of late is the area up over the Sarasin bridge in Phang Nga. In Natai, the entry of the Baba Beach Club and nearby Akyra is creating renewed visibility for the broad West Coast stretch of white […]

Posted in: Phuket

Thailand offers online visa applications from February

December 3, 2018

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Thailand will start accepting visa applications online in February, first from China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday, as the government tries to boost tourist numbers. The Department of Consular Affairs said online visa application will be made available to all countries with which Thailand has diplomatic relations within three years. For now, tourists will still […]

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