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Amazing Thailand VR brings ‘Discover Thainess’ to life

November 30, 2017


The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a virtual reality ‘Discover Thainess’ campaign to harness the power of new media and provide potential visitors with an authentic Thai local experience even before visiting the country. Branded ‘Amazing Thailand VR’, the launch consists of three main narrative representations that give potential visitors insight into Thailand’s […]

Dining goes digital for Thailand’s street food vendors

November 23, 2017


Bangkok’s famous street-food vendors have joined the digital revolution, embracing payment via Quick Response (QR) barcodes that can be read using smartphones. An advertisement board displaying a QR code is seen as a vendor waits for customers at a market in Bangkok, Thailand, November 22, 2017. Picture taken November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Thailand is […]

Three Thai attractions included in TripAdvisor’s top 10 list of ‘Trending attractions’

November 17, 2017


The rankings were determined by the percent increase in search sessions on TripAdvisor desktop and mobile by users in the region during the period of 1 September-7 October in 2016 and 2017. The Ramayana Water Park in Pattaya is the top trending attraction in Southeast Asia, according to the TripAdvisor Attractions Trend Index released this […]

Thailand warmly welcomes global travellers as kingdom enters cool season

November 15, 2017


The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to extend a very warm welcome to travellers from around the world, inviting them to come enjoy the Kingdom at its finest during the annual cool season. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said: “Thailand is officially entering the cool season, and it’s the perfect time to experience […]

Rosewood Phuket To Open In November 2017

September 29, 2017


Luxury travellers, rejoice — the Rosewood is set to open its first Southeast Asia resort on November 2, 2017 in Phuket, Thailand. Located at Emerald Bay along a 600-metre stretch of beach in the southwest of Phuket, the resort is made up of 71 pool pavilions and villas—starting at 130 square metres up to 796 […]

Phuket weather warning holds as beaches partly re-open

September 25, 2017


The Thai Meteorological Department has issued a weather warning for heavy rain and strong winds today (Sept 25), urging people to beware of possible flash floods across Southern Thailand. Meanwhile, many of Phuket’s beaches have been re-opened with red-and-yellow flags marking “safe swim zones”, though red “No Swimming” flags remain in place in areas where […]

Superyachts return to Phuket

August 30, 2017


Asia’s mega yachts return to Sala Phuket Resort for the 17th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup, 19 to 21 January 2018. The Rendezvous Cup, scheduled one week later than in previous years, will be hosted for the second year in a row at the Sala Phuket Resort on Mai Khao Bay offering a weekend of competitive […]