BANGKOK, 24 April 2017: Two Thai airlines finding common ground to cooperate and codeshare spells good news for travel consumers. Thai Airways International and Bangkok Airways announced a comprehensive codeshare agreement, just days before the mid-April Songkran Festival. It’s good...
BANGKOK, 20 November 2019: Are Thai beach resorts pricing themselves out of the market?  One tour company boss, Stephan Roemer, thinks so according to a report by Skift an online travel news service that quoted heavily from Diethelm Travel Group’s hotel...
CHIANG MAI, 18 June 2019: I am looking at a press release from the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau on progress made delivering an ASEAN standard to govern MICE venue quality across the region.
SINGAPORE, 6 April 2020: Faced with lockdowns of entire nations, airports, flights and hotels, travellers find themselves in a hopeless pickle for no fault of their own. Getting home becomes a nightmare one they...
BANGKOK, 18 March 2016: The sensitive issue of whether young children, who lack a valid visa to stay in Thailand, should be banned from future visits gained an airing through a Line group earlier this week. Under new rules, due...
SINGAPORE, 22 August 2019: Travellers will pay more to holiday in Malaysia when the country introduces a new departure tax on all airline travellers effective 1 September. But there is a glimmer of hope...
SINGAPORE, 18 October 2019: Now in its 12 annual edition, you could conclude ITB Asia has arrived at a tipping point at least as far as technology and security goes.  Entrance to ITB...

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BANGKOK, 11 March 2015: Mum came over for Xmas as usual and once again we found ourselves faced with the inevitable dilemma of where to feed her. When she first started visiting she would come armed with notebooks jammed...
BANGKOK, 3 October 2017: October marks the start of Thailand’s high season and most people visiting Thailand will stop for a few days in Bangkok. Vsitors should be aware that during October the country will pay homage to the late King...
BANGKOK, 18 December 2017: We heading for the festive season, looking forward to a holiday break with friends and family. It’s a great time of the year for reflection as we approach 2018. The International Air Transport Association tells us...