TAT floats Bangkok and five unique locations for Loi Krathong Festival 2017

October 31, 2017

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting multiple Loi Krathong Festival 2017 events in Bangkok and five unique destinations to celebrate one of the Kingdom’s oldest and most colourful traditions.  Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said while the country’s Loi Krathong Festival dates back centuries, its popularity with overseas visitors continues to grow as […]

Posted in: Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand’s September arrivals positive

October 20, 2017

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Thailand registered 26,100,782 tourist arrivals, January to September, ensuring it remains on course to hit the 35 million mark by year-end. The first nine months saw an increase in arrivals of 5.40% year to date. Ministry of Tourism and Sports data, released Tuesday, confirmed a relatively strong September performance with 2,55,689 arrivals up 5.75% year […]

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Bangkok ranks world’s top tourist capital

October 9, 2017

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Bangkok topped Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index 2017, released last week,  on the sheer weight of its overnight tourist arrivals and tourism spend. Of the 132 destinations featured, five of the top 10 places in the annual survey went to destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. Bangkok has topped the chart for two years in a row. […]

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Thailand to cement its position as Asia’s top romantic destination

October 5, 2017

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Worldwide Events, today announced its major partnership with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for the new romantic travel event, Amour Asia Pacific taking place in Bangkok, Thailand from 14-17 February next year. Setting the trend in romance travel networking, Amour is designed specifically for the elite romance travel market, creating a community of destination wedding […]

Posted in: Phuket, Thailand

Thailand expects 35 % more Chinese tourists in Golden Week

October 3, 2017

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Thailand expects 260,000 Chinese tourists during the Golden Week holidays this week, up 35 percent from the same period last year, the Tourism and Sports Ministry said on Tuesday. Chinese travellers, who account for the largest share of visitors to Thailand, are expected to generate more than 11 billion baht worth of business during the […]

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Rosewood Phuket To Open In November 2017

September 29, 2017

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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 […]

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Phuket weather warning holds as beaches partly re-open

September 25, 2017

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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 […]

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