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TAT launches Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 calendar of events

November 3, 2017

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching an ambitious calendar of events in support of the ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018‘ featuring an action-packed schedule of unique Thai local experiences and marquee of international events. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said, “Thailand is naturally blessed with a busy schedule of annual cultural events that […]

TAT floats Bangkok and five unique locations for Loi Krathong Festival 2017

October 31, 2017

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting multiple Loi Krathong Festival 2017 events in Bangkok and five unique destinations to celebrate one of the Kingdom’s oldest and most colourful traditions.  Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said while the country’s Loi Krathong Festival dates back centuries, its popularity with overseas visitors continues to grow as […]

Bangkok ranks world’s top tourist capital

October 9, 2017

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Bangkok topped Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index 2017, released last week,  on the sheer weight of its overnight tourist arrivals and tourism spend. Of the 132 destinations featured, five of the top 10 places in the annual survey went to destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. Bangkok has topped the chart for two years in a row. […]

Bangkok: The best-value long-haul city break in the world

August 24, 2017

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Bangkok has been named the world’s best-value long-haul city break in 2017, according to a survey conducted by Post Office Travel Money. Government Spokesman Lieutenant General Sansern Kaewkumnerd said that the Prime Minister was pleased with the results of the survey, which were also published on the websites of the Daily Mirror and the Telegraph. […]

Don Mueang prepares for next phase of expansion

May 31, 2017

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Bangkok’s low-cost carrier hub, Don Mueang International Airport, is set to undergo another phase of expansion, boosting its annual capacity to 40 million passengers per year. The Bangkok Post reports that plans for the third phase development are expected to be sent to the board of state-run Airports of Thailand (AoT) in November 2017. The […]

How to capture targeted Chinese and Russian consumers via online marketing and social media?

February 18, 2016

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In partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and in collaboration with Travel Media Applications, PATA Thailand Chapter and Digital Innovation Asia (DIA), the Digi.travel Thailand International Conference as well as the Digital Innovation Asia Awards Party will be hosted at the Four Points Hotel Bangkok on February 24th, 2016.‎ A survey by Digital […]

Time of illumination: traditional candle festival marks the start of Buddhist Lent

July 3, 2014

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites international and local travellers to join the Thai Buddhist community nationwide in marking the start of this year’s Buddhist Lent from 11 – 13 July. Legend has it that when the Lord Buddha was travelling and spreading his teachings, it was traditional for ascetics to retire to retreats […]