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300th Flight Destination of Turkish Airlines is Phuket

July 19, 2017


The global carrier has inaugurated its direct flights to Phuket, one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the world, as beginning from today. Flying to more countries and also international destinations than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines has started to operate four weekly flights to Phuket as from 17th July . […]

Tourist sites around Phuket to close for five months from tomorrow

May 16, 2017


Officials from the Department of National Park Wild Life Conservation and Plant Conservation (DNP) have today announced the annual five-month closure of popular tourists islands around Phuket as of tomorrow (May 16) in order to recover marine life during the green season. Director the Marine National Park Management division of the DNP, Nattapol Rattanaphan, said, […]

Qatar Airways and TAT sign agreement to boost long-haul.

April 25, 2017


The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Qatar Airways signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday, 24 April at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 in Dubai. With this latest partnership, TAT seeks to leverage the strength of Qatar Airways’ extensive global network, particularly its presence in secondary cities in Europe, Africa and the […]

Nok eyes flights to China

April 27, 2016


Thailand’s Nok Air and its long-haul associate, NokScoot, will focus on expanding services to China for the remainder of 2016, according to Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation’s recent analysis. CAPA said Nok Air plans to commence scheduled services to China this June, while NokScoot plans to expand its network, later this year, beyond its current […]

Krabi airport to expand, ease Phuket congestion

April 20, 2016


THE Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has plans to expand Krabi Airport to handle an estimated two million additional passengers per year with a view to grow tourism in Krabi and help manage the spillover from Phuket’s busy airport. A full conceptual plan for the expansion is due to be inked in June this […]

Phuket Instagram enthusiasts to join Worldwide InstaMeet

April 18, 2016


Phuket Instagrammers can celebrate Earth Day with other photography enthusiasts at the Phuket meet-up of the Worldwide InstaMeet 13 on Saturday, April 23. Going by the official hashtag #LifeOnEarthWWIM13, this year’s meeting aims to inspire Instagrammers to discover the beauty and wonder of our planet, in celebration of Earth Day . An ‘InstaMeet’, or meeting […]

Phuket first to get 4G outside Bangkok

January 16, 2015


Dtac has already upgraded its mobile network in Phuket to provide 4G high speed mobile services, the first place outside of Bangkok to officially have access to the latest mobile technology. Dtac is also offering 1 GByte of downloads free each month for four months, to encourage people to make the move. According to DTAC, there are […]