VIENTIANE, 26 January 2015: Vientiane City’s Information, Culture and Tourism Department signed an agreement, last week, with the Meephounsap Construction Company to restore the historic Ho Phra Keo. Lao News Agency said the director of the Vientiane Capital Information, Culture...
BANGKOK, 26 January 2015: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau launched its ASEAN Rising Trade Show campaign to pull more business for exhibitions in five key sectors over the next three years. The five key rising sectors are: automotive; energy; infrastructure;...
BANGKOK, 26 January 2015: Kasikorn Research Centre estimates an investment in Thailand’s hotel sector will expand by 7.1% to 10.0% representing between THB513 and THB527 billion this year. The centre said the country’s hotel sector would grow this year, despite...
HO CHI MINH CITY, 26 January 2015: HCMC’s Department of Tourism expects international tourist arrivals will reach 4.7 million this year. According to the tourism department, the city must press ahead with plans to improve the quality of tourism products...
CHIANG RAI, 26 January 2015: A bus accident that injured 16 South Korean tourists at the weekend is another shocking example of the risks of travelling by tour bus in Thailand. Khaosod English language news channel reported, Sunday, that the...
BANGKOK, 26 January 2015: Thailand’s has tweaked its regulations governing sale times for alcoholic beverages restricting entertainment establishments to just five hours daily. A core regulation that sales of alcohol cannot exceed 10 hours a day remains, but many of the...
HANOI, 23 January 2015: Budget airline Vietjet will start a daily service between Hanoi and the central Vietnam town of Quy Nhon, 26 April. The flight will depart Hanoi at 1025 and arrive in Quy Nhon at 1200. The return...
BANGKOK, 23 January 2015: Kasikorn Research Centre says tourist arrivals to Thailand will rebound in the first quarter of this year with an estimated growth of 15% to reach 7.3 million visits. The bank’s think-tank unit said an improving domestic...
BANGKOK, 23 January 2015: Airports of Thailand reports overall passenger traffic at its six airports increased 2.53% in 2014. AoT released details, Thursday, confirming it handled 90,528,345 passengers compared to 88,290,830 in 2013 at all of its airports. The country’s main...
YANGON, 23 January 2015: Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says the country’s tourism industry created 50,000 new jobs last year. Local media quoted ministry data that suggested the travel industry employed 870,000 people in 2014 compared to 820,000 in 2013. An...