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...
BANGKOK, 1 February 2017: A coalition of US technology firms plus travel giant, Expedia, are planning campaigns to challenge Trump's travel ban order according AFP which quotes industry sources. Technology leaders, Google parent Alphabet, Netflix, Airbnb and Twitter are leading...
BANGKOK, 31 January 2017: Kasikorn Research Centre estimates international travel to Thailand could reach 33.50 to 34.15 million trips this year. The bank analysis said inbound tourism would continue to grow, this year, in a positive manner despite the threat...
BANGKOK, 30 January 2017: Airports of Thailand reports strong increases in both aircraft movements and passenger traffic at the six airports under its management during December last year. AoT reported, late last week, that all of its supervised airports served...
BANGKOK, 30 January 2017: The Thai government will not trigger a clause in Article 44 of the interim constitution to fast-track the Rolls-Royce bribery investigation that may implicate former executives of Thai Airways International. According to a National News Bureau...
BANGKOK, 27 January 2017: Tourism associations estimate Thailand's tourism industry will increase visits 10% this year end. Presiding at the Association of Thai Travel Agents and Thai Hotels Association annual meeting, Wednesday, deputy prime minister, Thanasak Patimaprakorn, said last year...