December 5, 2018

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 […]

Posted in: Thailand

25th Laguna Phuket Triathlon to make a mark as Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race

November 19, 2018

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The 25th annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) kicked off on Sunday 18 November and comprise a unique race distance of 1.8K swim, 50K bike and 12K run through the scenic backdrop of Phuket province in Thailand. To celebrate its status as Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race, 2018 Laguna Phuket Triathlon also features an inaugural “25 For […]

Posted in: Phuket

New additions to the Thailand Michelin foodie guide

November 14, 2018

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Thai street food eatery Jay Fai has retained its one Michelin star for the second consecutive year and the legendary Thai restaurant Methavalai Sorndaeng is among the new 10 additions to have been awarded one star, according to the announcement of eateries making it the second edition of Michelin Guide Bangkok. No restaurant has achieved […]

Posted in: Bangkok, Phuket

Thailand’s largest commercial property development ICONSIAM opens with dazzling US$30 million launch

November 12, 2018

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Thailand’s most spectacular riverside landmark, ICONSIAM, opened on Friday 9th with a dazzling programme that included the largest flying drone display ever organised in Southeast Asia with more than 1,500 drones, and attended by tens of thousands of well-wishers, celebrities and Thailand’s ‘Who’s Who’. The US$1.65 billion landmark is one of Asia’s most exciting new […]

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TAT’s Hello Taste Thailand guidebook cooks up new itineraries for travelling foodies

November 7, 2018

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a new Hello Taste Thailand guidebook, working with experienced gastronomic tour companies to     co-create food tour programmes, placing an emphasis on creating culinary experiences for tourists to share their epicurean adventures on social media. TAT invited Local Alike, Siam Rise Travel, Black Rice and Friday Trip to […]

Posted in: Thailand

Phuket Carnival at Patong “ready to rock Phuket”

October 31, 2018

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The five day Patong annual carnival, this year themed “The Colours of Patong Beach”, starts tomorrow. The annual Patong Carnival is a celebration marking the beginning of the high season in Phuket. The carnival is usually held right at the beginning of November when the weather is starting to get sunnier. The carnival is run […]

Posted in: Phuket