Clock winds back to river life

July 26, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, Festivals, News

BANGKOK, 26 July 2017: The upcoming Bangkok River Fair: From Strangers to Neighbours, hosted 5 August, at Pipit Banglamphu, Phra Sumen Road, Bangkok, gains the promotional spotlight in the latest Tourism Authority of Thailand events update.

The fair takes visitors and residents back in time to the era when Bangkok’s city life was lived out on the Chao Phraya River and nearby canals rather than on the congested highways and streets we see today.

Just a few pockets of canal life and communities have survived and the TAT promotion encourages visitors to catch the nostalgic mood for the day-long fair. Read more

Positioning Chiang Rai for MICE

September 23, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 23 September 2016: Efforts are underway to promote Chiang Rai as a meetings and events destination focusing initially on the China market.

The initial promotion to showcase Chiang Rai’s potential in the meetings market was undertaken at the recent IBTM CHINA 2016, held in Beijing.

The objective was to introduce the far-north province to China’s meeting planners for small meetings with a green tourism branding. Read more