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Thai Smile expands in India

April 1, 2019


Thai Smile Airways will introduce new services from its Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport base to Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai in India, effective 31 March. Owned by Thai Airways International, the airline will offer five flights weekly on the route to Kolkata using an A320-200 aircraft. Flight time is two hours and 40 minutes and an economy […]

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

January 14, 2019


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 […]

New additions to the Thailand Michelin foodie guide

November 14, 2018


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 […]

Lufthansa connects Bangkok and Munich daily starting summer 2019

October 4, 2018


Starting 2 June 2019, Lufthansa enhances its presence in Thailand once more by introducing daily flights between Bangkok and its five-star hub in Munich. The new long-haul connection adds more than 2000 seats per week connecting the Thai capital and southern Germany. “I am very happy to bring another great news shortly after we have […]

Bangkok and Singapore top Asian players

September 28, 2018


Bangkok was top of the pile in the latest Mastercard index based on a combination of tourist arrivals and spend volume, while for tourist spend alone, Singapore topped all Asian destinations and was ranked 4th on the global spend list. Asian destinations again feature highly in this year’s Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index, with five […]

TripAdvisor names Wat Pho #1 landmark in Thailand & #17 in the World

September 25, 2018


Wat Pho has been voted Thailand’s number one landmark and was also named the world’s 17th most popular tourist attraction and third in Asia according to a recent survey by TripAdvisor. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), said: “TripAdvisor users have spoken, and we are very pleased with the results. […]

Thailand 4.0 lays new runway for take off of aviation industry

March 21, 2018


Thailand has high hopes to become the premier tourism and business destination in the fast-growing ASEAN region. The government’s strategy, “Thailand 4.0”, aims to create and economy driven by innovation, creativity, hi-tech manufacturing and services. Contributing around 20 percent of GDP, tourism is a crucial part of the strategy. High-income and medical tourism are one […]