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Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha hails TAT for promoting environmental protection activities

June 14, 2018


Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has hailed activities arranged by government agencies and private companies in the tourism sector promoting environmental conservation, stressing the government’s commitment to reduce the environmental impact from tourism and related development. According to recent news reports in local media, General Prayut also praised the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), […]

Thailand second favourite destination in Muslim tourism market set to reach US$300 billion

May 14, 2018


Repeating its performance from last year and 2016 as runners-up in the Mastercard-Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) most Muslim-friendly travel destination — outside of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) – Thailand has compounded its attraction to Muslim travellers by retaining its spot on the podium next to first-placed Singapore in 2018. The […]

TAT promotes nationwide Songkran 2018 celebration in Thailand’s major and emerging destinations

April 3, 2018


The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Amazing Thailand’s ‘Open to the New Shades’ marketing concept is at the heart of its ‘Grand Songkran Celebrations’ in Bangkok and 12 major tourist destinations around the Kingdom. These include festivities in Samut Prakan, Ayutthaya, Suphan Buri, Chon Buri, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai, Lampang, Nakhon Phanom, Nong Khai, Khon Kaen, […]

TCEB brings “L’Étape Thailand by Le Tour de France” cycling race in ASEAN

March 28, 2018


Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB joins forces with Ministry of Tourism and Sport, Phang Nga province Phang Nga province, Amaury Sport Organsation Organisation (A.S.O.) and Move Asia Co Ltd. to hold an announcement to officially announce a signing ceremony of “L’Étape Thailand by Le Tour de France” in Thailand for three […]

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 […]

End of production line for plastic caps

February 16, 2018


Thailand will begin to phase out the use of plastic cap seals on water bottles 1 April, TV news channel Thai PBS reported Wednesday. It’s just one of a variety of measures the government is embarking on to clean up the clutter of plastic waste. Earlier this month it rolled out a smoking ban on […]

SiteMinder: the top 15 booking channels for tourists to Thailand

February 9, 2018


SiteMinder, the popular global hotel industry cloud platform, has revealed the 15 booking channels that generated the greatest revenue for hotels in Thailand and other key tourism destinations in 2017. The lists are based on the 72 million hotel reservations that passed through SiteMinder’s channel management solution during the year to produce US$21.53 billion (THB747.97 […]