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Thailand introduces 10-year visa

August 18, 2017

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Foreigners from 14 designated countries are now eligible for a 10-year retirement visa according to Thailand’s Immigration Bureau. The Thai government announced the new visa last November, but it only became available last week. The extended 10-year retirement visa is a an option in addition to the standard one-year visa for retirees who must have funds in […]

Phuket Governor launches ‘Tour De Andaman’ cycling event

August 2, 2017

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Phuket officials recently announced its ‘Tour De Andaman’ cycling event, which will be held over August 13-20 across the Andaman coast region. On July 26 at Yacht Heaven Marina in Thalang, Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong together with Ms Anoma Wongyai, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket Office and Mr Wirat Pathee, Director of […]

Thailand Golf Travel Mart 2017 to promote kingdom as golfing hub

July 28, 2017

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hosting the Thailand Golf Travel Mart (TGTM) 2017from 25-28 July in the stunning environs of Khao Yai in Nakhon Ratchasima. Once again, the event has seen golf tour operators and buyers from key international markets meet with suppliers and golf course owners from across Thailand. Mr. Tanes, Petsuwan, […]

Tourists, expats called to dress respectfully for HM King’s birthday

July 27, 2017

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The Chief of Phuket office of the Public Relations Department has asked for foreigners, tourists and expats alike, to dress appropriately as a mark of respect for the 65th birthday of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun this Friday (July 28) while the nation remains in a state of mourning. “On Friday, tourists and foreigners should […]

Phuket shines in new property awards

July 24, 2017

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Phuket developers and residential projects shone brightly at the inaugural Dot Property Thailand Awards 2017 last week, winning Best Developer and scoring multiple awards for a slew of other projects. Organised by online property portal Thailand Property and the Dot Property Group, the awards honoured the best projects, developers and companies that contribute to real […]

300th Flight Destination of Turkish Airlines is Phuket

July 19, 2017

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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 . […]

Thailand sharpens niche marketing plans for 2018

July 18, 2017

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At its annual TAT Action Plan meeting yesterday, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) unveiled its 2018 marketing plan to grow the country as a preferred destination with more targeted niche marketing on the international and domestic fronts. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT governor, said: “Clearly the age of mass marketing is over. The future lies in […]