2009 – Issues 21 – 25
This week’s edition highlights the attractions of Phitsanulok where the rainy season turns some of the province’s lazy rivers into the stuff that white-water rafters dream about. See Travel A-Z for details of these rafting venues.
Our digital version of TTR Weekly can be conveniently downloaded and saved as a PDF if that is your preferred format. The save as PFF button is located just below the digital book.
VOL 32: ISSUE 24: 15 – 21 July 2009
This week we are upgrading to a new website that integrates a blog for the first time. This new feature allows readers to post a comment on any of the stories featured in TTR Weekly. Go to www.ttrweekly.com to share your viewpoint. Also, our breakaway competition with Pathumwan Princess, Bangkok, offers some great prizes too.
VOL 32: ISSUE 23: 8 - 14 July 2009
A Pacific Asia Travel Association Chapter event in Thailand focused on risk management. We present the gist of the recommendations.
In a related issue, Thailand implements an ambitious insurance scheme to rebuild traveller confidence, but is it part of ‘unseen’ Thailand.
Our monthly breakaway competition gets underway with five prizes from the Pathumwan Princess in Bangkok. Go to www.ttrweekly.com.
VOL 32: ISSUE 22: 24 – 30 June 2009
This week’s report on travel arrivals on Page 3, should be cause for concern, but there are positive trends too if we can latch on to the concept of developing quality, value and tapping niche markets.
Our digital version does not replace the print edition, but it has broadened TTR’s reach beyond its usual footprint in Southeast Asia to interested tour operators, worldwide.
Tip: Readers tell us they can zoom in well enough, but how to reduce to standard size to continue browsing the pages? Click the mouse anywhere on the text and the page should revert to standard dimensions to allow you to leaf pages again.
VOL 32: ISSUE 21: 17 – 23 June 2009
Our front page report on Swedish tour operators asking their counterparts in Thailand to give assurances on social responsibility will challenge suppliers.They intend to write it into their contracts in 2010.
Why TTM closed its doors on the media on day two of the show is an issue TAT will have to ponder over. See Smallprint.