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Thailand to cement its position as Asia’s top romantic destination

October 5, 2017


Worldwide Events, today announced its major partnership with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for the new romantic travel event, Amour Asia Pacific taking place in Bangkok, Thailand from 14-17 February next year. Setting the trend in romance travel networking, Amour is designed specifically for the elite romance travel market, creating a community of destination wedding […]

Thailand expects 35 % more Chinese tourists in Golden Week

October 3, 2017


Thailand expects 260,000 Chinese tourists during the Golden Week holidays this week, up 35 percent from the same period last year, the Tourism and Sports Ministry said on Tuesday. Chinese travellers, who account for the largest share of visitors to Thailand, are expected to generate more than 11 billion baht worth of business during the […]

Upcycling the Oceans – sustainable solutions for Thailand’s ocean plastic

September 18, 2017


Thailand says it will be the first Asian country to join a global initiative to clean up its oceans and waterways around Bangkok, Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Phuket. Lonely Planet reports that Upcycling the Oceans is an effort spearheaded by the Ecoalf Foundation. The projects gets local fishermen removing plastic from the waters. Once […]

Thai tourism leaps ahead

September 13, 2017


A leading bank research centre, KResearch, has revised its tourism forecast for Thailand upwards to 35.20 million this year, representing a surge of 8.2%. Earlier in the year, Kasikorn Research Centre forecast international tourist arrivals would hit 34.15 million with an estimated revenue of THB1.79 trillion. Now the bank’s research centre says revenue could top […]

Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 to be launched on November 1

September 11, 2017


The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) is to launch the ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018‘ on 1 November, the Association said in a statement. Among the events scheduled for 2017 and 2018  are – International Fleet Review to be hosted by the Royal Thai Navy to mark ASEAN’s 50thanniversary since its founding. Over 40 modern warships and 10,000 […]

Tourism Authority of Thailand launches official WeChat ‘Visit Thailand’ application for Chinese tourists

September 7, 2017


The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched an official WeChat ‘Visit Thailand’ application for Chinese tourists, adding the popular Mandarin Chinese social media platform to existing Thailand visitor information services available to mainland visitors. The TAT’s information support network also includes its Call Centre 1672 and the online TAT Contact Centre, both already available […]

Thailand embarks on a journey to clean the Kingdom’s oceans

September 6, 2017


Marking another important milestone in the development of sustainable tourism in the Kingdom of Thailand, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today officially kicked off the “Upcycling the Oceans, Thailand” project during an opening ceremony held on the Khao Laem Ya Mu Ko Samet Marine National Park, a unique, pristine environment off the coast of […]