BANGKOK 16 November 2018: Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, Weerasak Kowsurat, received an appreciation plaque from Mastercard. Mastercard head of market development Thailand and Myanmar, Aileen Chew, presented the plaque to mark Bangkok’s top global ranking for a third...
CHIANG MAI, 15 November 2018: Thai AirAsia has confirmed it will start a new service, 30 November, to Beijing from North Thailand’s top tourist destination. Using an A320 the daily service will depart Chiang Mai at 2240 and arrive in...

TAT faker spams the media

CHIANG RAI, 15 November 2018: I have just deleted 20 TAT emails all in one go. It must be an auspicious day to send out press releases as I received a batch of them all within a couple of minutes...
PHUKET, 14 November 2018: Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup regatta returns to Phuket, 18 to 20, January 2019. The 18th ASR Cup will be hosted at SALA Phuket Resort & Spa on Phuket’s Mai Khao Bay. Appealing to wealthy superyacht owners, their...
PHUKET, 13 November 2018: Vying for USD20,000 prize money, top athletes will compete at the 25th Laguna Phuket Triathlon to be hosted on Phuket island 18 November. Celebrating its 25th year the race is Asia’s longest standing triathlon attracting a...
BANGKOK, 12 November 2018: Thai Airways International reported an uninspiring third quarter with revenue at THB47,953 million representing a 2.2% increase on the 2017 Q3 revenue total. Net operating loss for Q3 was reported at THB3,686 million causing considerable disappointment...
BANGKOK, 12 November 2018: Thailand will crank up its anti-smoking regulations forcing smokers to stand well clear of public buildings and areas. Currently, smokers retreat to doorstep terrace zones or rooms attached to public buildings. In the future, smokers will have...
BANGKOK, 8 November 2018: Thai Real estate developer, Sansiri, is entering the hospitality business through an investment worth USD80 million that will eventually involve six brands, the company announced, Wednesday. Expansion starts with the introduction of its ‘Standard Hotels and...
BANGKOK, 8 November 2018: Centara Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Saranya Chensukitphanit as corporate director of training and talent Development. She is the latest addition to the executive team driving the company’s regional expansion. Her experience will help Centara...

Thailand drops visa fee

BANGKOK, 8 November 2018: The on-and-off project to cut the THB2,000 visa-on-arrival fee for tourists to Thailand is now definitely on according to a Thai government announcement, Tuesday. Bangkok Post followed the story at every twist and turn providing readers...