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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 […]

Songkran 2017 spurred over 45 billion Baht in spending in Thailand

April 20, 2017


Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sportssays the total economic impact of spending during the Songkran 2017 holiday was 45.428 billion Baht (US$1.3 billion), representing a 14.40 per cent increase over the same period last year. In addition, several destinations nationwide were reportedly recording noticeable tourism growth during the Thai New Year period. During the Songkran […]

Phuket offices shut down for Songkran

April 13, 2017


Government offices across Phuket will close this tomorrow (April 13) as the nation celebrates the annual Songkran water festival marking the start of the Thai New Year. To celebrate the holiday, all government offices will close across the weekend and on Monday (April 17), including the District Offices, Phuket Immigration Office, the Employment Office and […]

Andaman Trail comes to Phuket on June 18

April 12, 2017


The Andaman Trail is set to return to Phuket for its 2nd edition, and the event, seen by many as one of Thailand’s most challenging running races, the Andaman Trail 2017 will take place on June 18 at Kamala Beach. Step out of your comfort zone and discover local lifestyle while running through the local […]

AoT reports Songkran travel surge

April 10, 2017


Airports of Thailand estimates 5.36 million passengers will travel to and from six airports, under its management, during 5 to 18 April. AoT said 32,357 flights will land and take off at the six airports during Thailand’s biggest festive week. Songkran festival travel is the main driver, but domestic travel was already on the rise […]

Thailand preparing colourful Songkran Splendours to celebrate Thai New Year 2017

April 5, 2017


Thailand is preparing a series of Songkran 2017 celebrations, which will take place across the kingdom during 1-23 April, 2017. These colourful events have been planned so that all visitors and locals enjoy a memorable and safe Thai New Year. Mr. Noppadon Pakprot, TAT Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business said, “This year, TAT […]

Thailand becomes first Asian country to join Upcycling the Oceans clean-up effort

March 31, 2017


Upcycling the Oceans is a global effort initiated by the Ecoalf Foundation to help clean the oceans of debris and transform the plastic debris into thread to make fabric. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is joining hands with PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) and the Ecoalf Foundation in launching the “Upcycling the Oceans, Thailand”initiative. This […]