Thai tourism leaps ahead

September 13, 2017

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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 […]

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Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 to be launched on November 1

September 11, 2017

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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 […]

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

September 7, 2017

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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 […]

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

September 6, 2017

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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 […]

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Superyachts return to Phuket

August 30, 2017

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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 […]

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Bangkok: The best-value long-haul city break in the world

August 24, 2017

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Bangkok has been named the world’s best-value long-haul city break in 2017, according to a survey conducted by Post Office Travel Money. Government Spokesman Lieutenant General Sansern Kaewkumnerd said that the Prime Minister was pleased with the results of the survey, which were also published on the websites of the Daily Mirror and the Telegraph. […]

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Spotify launches in Thailand to continue its Asia push

August 23, 2017

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While talk of Spotify’s apparent upcoming IPO continues in the U.S., the music streaming service is furthering its coverage of Asia after it launched its service in Thailand. Spotify Premium, which counts over 60 million paying users, will cost 129 THB in Thailand. That’s just over $4 and in line with its pricing across Asia. […]

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