BANGKOK, 8 June 2011 - Never look a gift horse in the mouth. That’s what grandma always said and no one wanted to look her in the mouth either as she had lost her toothsome smile decades earlier.
All good horse traders knew that it was easy to spot a fine horse by checking its gums and teeth, hence the advice that if someone gave you a horse it was just not kosher to look too closely.
That advice doesn’t apply to emails we receive everyday telling us that there are gifts and cash awaiting us if only we reply with a few choice details. We definitely need to check out the teeth. Usually the gift horses are phoney. Read more
BANGKOK, 14 September 2010 – Tourism Authority of Thailand has set itself a marketing target to tap social networking sales channels and grow user content on its websites, according to TAT governor, Suraphon Svetasreni, who launched the digital media initiative last week.
The TAT governor confirmed a target of 15.5 million visits in 2011, based on an estimate that tourism would recover by the end of this year with around 14 million visits.
To drive growth in 2011 through 2012, the agency is building its presence in digital media and social networking and even tempting fate with a forum that welcomes comments from traveller.