BANGKOK, 15 February  2018: Thai Vietjet celebrated Valentine's Day by hugging its passengers on board flights soaring to destinations across Thailand. The 'Share Hugs' campaign was built around a video shoot at its home base Suvarnabhumi Airport, 10 February, as...
BANGKOK, 23 March 2018. World Water Day flowed by, Thursday, with just a few if any ripples of recognition except for a statement from the Save the Mekong Coalition calling for a halt to dam projects on the Mekong...
CHIANG RAI, 4 April 2018: Every year as the Songkran festival approaches, thoughts turn to road safety, or to be more precise the lack of it on Thailand’s highways. It’s a year-round problem with an average 66 people dying on...

Clean up Thai beaches

Thailand identified its cleanest beaches and not a single one was a popular beach destination rated by the likes of TripAdvisor. The Pollution Control Department bases its top 10 list on a scorecard of strict environmental checks of land and...
BANGKOK, 19 October 2017: Does tourism promotion have any role in resolving complex religious, political, socio-economic challenges such as currently being experienced by the Rohingya people and the Myanmar authorities? Can tourism provide solutions for the long-term settlement of hundreds...
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...

Too much of a good thing

BANGKOK, 4 December 2017: Thailand’s new Minister of Tourism and Sports, Weerasak Kowsurat, will have his work cut out for him, although he is no stranger to tourism, having served as its minister in 2008. After a roller coaster ride spanning...
BANGKOK, 20 November 2017: It was a bad week for Thailand’s dreadful road safety record with critics claiming the country must now have the worst safety record in the world. The driver of a minivan that ploughed into the back...
CHIANG RAI, 15 May 2017: Myanmar’s e-Visa is changing the country’s travel landscape and opening alternative tourist routes linked to Thailand’s far north. The e-Visa is convenient, easy on the wallet and once you are online applying for it you...
BANGKOK, 15 May 2017: The monthly Association of Thai Travel Agents data on travellers booked with its member companies should sound a warning to travel agency owners that all is not well with their business model. Declines are showing up...