BANGKOK, 8 February 2017: Bangkok Airways has announced it is sponsoring a running series in Thailand's top tourist destinations. Bangkok Airways is backing six running events at six destinations served by the airline. The airline and its partner, Teelakow, launched ‘Bangkok...
BANGKOK, 7 February 2017: Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports intends to work with other ministries and agencies to develop Thailand as a marine tourism destination. Thailand is best known for its popular beach resorts and has lagged behind other...
KHON KAEN, 7 February 2017: Thai AirAsia unveiled its latest promotion with one of its aircraft painted with a Thailand’s tourism theme ‘Thai Culture… Let’s Make A Journey’. The aircraft livery design was a winner in the recent Paint the...

Russians back in Phuket

PHUKET, 6 February 2017: Russian arrivals are back to pre-crisis levels while zero-dollar tourism curbed Q4 growth rate according to the newly released C9 Hotelworks Phuket Hotel Market Update released Monday. With airport arrivals surpassing 7.5 million passengers, Phuket experienced...
BANGKOK, 6 February 2017: Association of Thai Travel Agents reports a decline of 11.53% in tourism-related trips handled by its travel agency members in January logged at both Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports. ATTA reported the association’s member companies handled...
BANGKOK, 3 February 2017: Ministry of Tourism and Sports presented awards, Wednesday, to Thailand’s seven best tourist destinations of 2016. Tourism and Sports Minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, said the seven best destinations were considered from 17 destinations that qualified to be...
BANGKOK, 2 February 2017: Most Chinese tourists travelling to Thailand agree with Thailand’s clampdown on zero-dollar tours reasoning it could raise the country’s tourism quality and encourage more travel options, according to Kasikorn Research Centre survey. The bank’s survey showed...
BANGKOK, 2 February 2017: Destination Asia Thailand promoted Philip Wigglesworth to the post of general manager, effective 1 February. He joined Destination Asia Thailand in 2011 as product and contracting manager and most recently worked as business development director. Having worked...
BANGKOK, 1 February 2017: Thailand’s low-cost airlines are increasing fares on domestic routes in a respond to a massive increase in excise tax on jet fuel that came into effect last week. The government increased the fuel tax on all...
BANGKOK, 1 February 2017: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau says all 10 ASEAN ministers have endorsed the Thailand MICE Venue Standard as the model to adopt across the 10-nation region. TCEB president, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, said TCEB would take the lead...