PHUKET, 19 February 2016: Phuket, one of Asia's prime resort destinations, has experienced a sustained surge in air travel that has seen passenger arrivals nearly double over the past five years. Despite political ups and downs traffic flow not only...
BANGKOK, 19 February 2016: Ministry of Transport has warned Nok Air it faces a suspension, or even the loss of its operating license, if strike action that occurred last Sunday is repeated. More than 3,000 passengers were stranded or delayed...
CHIANG RAI, 19 February 2016: Elephant shows and treks are a no-go zone for adventure travel and responsible tourism advocates according to EXO Travel managing director Hamish Keith. Around 280 delegates, all involved in responsible or adventure travel, were attending...
BANGKOK, 18 February 2016: The 18th edition of the Thai International Travel Fair opened, Wednesday, attracting consumers who were keen to snatch up tour packages and airline deals valid throughout this year. This year’s show featured more fare discounts than...

IHG adds Phuket property

BANGKOK, 18 February 2016: InterContinental Hotels Group announced, Wednesday, the signing of a management agreement with Proud Resort Phuket to develop InterContinental Phuket Resort, as part of a luxury community project, MontAzure, on Phuket's west coast. Scheduled to open in...
BANGKOK, 17 February 2016: Association of Thai Travel Agents is belatedly making a fuss about a Ministry of Tourism and Sports regulation that forces travel agents to write up job orders for every tourist related transaction. It should have objected...
BOLIKHAMSAI, 16 February 2016: The construction of the 5th Lao-Thai Mekong Friendship Bridge, which will connect Bolikhamsai province in Lao PDR to Thailand’s Bung Kan province, should begin in 2019. Lao News Agency quoted Department of Public Works and Transport’s Road Management...
BANGKOK, 16 February 2016: The 15th Thailand Travel Mart Plus, due to be held for the first time in Chiang Mai,  this June, reports a tally of 321 buyers registered of which 142 are first timers to the mart. The...
BANGKOK, 16 February 2016: Thai immigration authorities believe there is a connection between visa overstays and crimes committed by foreigners in the country. According to a report on the online channel, What’s On Sukhumit, the Immigration Bureau is pressing hotels...
BANGKOK, 15 February 2016: Tourism Authority of Thailand is promoting agro-tourism activities that are relatively close to the Thai capital. The promotion underscores a government policy to spread tourism revenue to rural areas and diversify travel options to include community,...