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The tourism industry’s future ‘needs hard look’

EXPERTS say the government needs to get serious on the long-term development of the tourism industry, and decide whether quality or quantity – that is, sheer numbers of tourists or how much they spend – is of most importance. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Tourism resources stretched thin

Tourism resources stretched thin Thailand's tourism resources may not be sufficient to serve growth in foreign visitor numbers in the near future, says the Bank of Thailand. The central bank is not worried about tourism demand, as foreign tourist arrivals are rising in line with … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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Tourists visiting Wat Rong Khun, the "White Temple", one of the top tourist destinations in Chiang Rai

Chinese Tourism Spending Brings Relief to Northern Thailand Merchants

Tourists visiting Wat Rong Khun, the “White Temple”, one of the top tourist destinations in Chiang Rai   CHIANG RAI – The arrival of Chinese Tourists for the Chinese New Year has helped many business owners and tour operators in Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai to enjoying a dramatic jump in income. Both Provinces have […]

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Chinese tourist marking her territory with bra and panties in a Chiang Mai airport terminal

Chiang Mai Issues “Tourism Etiquette Manuals” to Chinese Visitors

Some 90,000 Chinese are expected over the holiday period   CHIANG MAI – Chinese tourists arriving in Northern Thailand to celebrate their lunar New Year are to receive Tourist Manuals in an effort to stave off offending local Thai people. The city of Chiang Mai, will be the focal point of the Mandarin-language Etiquette manuals […]

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Phayao bids for bigger slice of tourism market

long carving on cliff beside local temple is another new attraction Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Northern Tourism Promotes the Tai Lue Culture and Traditions

Tai Lue youngsters in Tai Lue costumes have their pictures taken before putting on a performance   CHIANG RAI – Northern Thailand Tourism Operators are set to publicise a new heritage route in the north to global markets, aiming to boost niche and adventure tourism in the area. The new route follows the culture and […]

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Long-stay tourism drive aimed at Japanese

The Tourism Ministry has initiated a plan to promote long-stay tourism by focusing on Japanese tourists one of Thailand’s biggest inbound markets, said Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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TAT reviews ways to boost Andaman tourism

THE TOURISM Authority of Thailand has drawn up development plans for the Andaman Coast that aim to improve facilities and management practices to attract quality tourists to the area. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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‘Discover Thainess’ could boost tourism revenue: study

Thailand’s tourism revenues are generally generated by expenditures of both Thai and foreign visitors (tourists and excursionists). Strategically, entrepreneurs and policy-makers of tourism-related industries should know what kinds of expenditures are actually major revenue boosters and how such revenues are distributed within tourism sectors. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Bid to keep south on world tourism radar

Tourism authorities today will be urged to draw up a master plan for the South that upgrades infrastructure and energy resources in a bid to keep the region on the global tourism radar. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Agoda Company Pte Ltd is part of The Priceline Group.

Thailand’s Tourism Authority Targets Online Travel Site Agoda.com

Agoda Company Pte Ltd is part of The Priceline Group.   BANGKOK – Thailand’s Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has targeted its concerns over the online travel website Agoda.com owned by the Priceline Group.  Agoda is extremely popular in Thailand for its discounted deals on accommodation and tour packages. Thailand’s Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) […]

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Chiang Rai tourism operators have expressed the hope that the program will soon expand to cover the Southwest of China, Laos and Vietnam

Chiang Rai Tourism Authorities Look to Open Travel Route from Mae Sai to China

Chiang Rai tourism operators have expressed the hope that the program will soon expand to cover the Southwest of China, Laos and Vietnam   CHIANG RAI – The Tourism of Thailand office in Chiang Rai is working with local tourism operators to promote a travel route from Chiang Rai to the Provinces to Ta Chi […]

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Scam artists, South protests hit tourism industry

REPORTS OF foreign tourists being ripped off by locals are destroying the image of the Thai tourism industry, and environmental activists continue pushing the authorities to drop its plan to build a coal-fired power plant in the South is also keeping tourists away. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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sex tourists flocked to Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya

Is Sex Tourism on the Rise in Thailand

A woman waits for business in the red light district called ‘ Soi Cowboy’ as sex tourism continues   PATTAYA – In any other city, in any other country, a patron would walk into a bar, sit down and order a drink. A bartender or waiter would serve the drink, and the patron would consume […]

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General Prayut Chan-ocha launched the campaign

Thailand aims for brighter year with 2015 tourism drive

Thailand’s tourism industry is aiming for better year in 2015, following the launch of a new global marketing campaign. Travel Daily Media The country’s interim Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-ocha, this week presided over the grand opening of the ‘2015 Discover Thainess’ tourism drive, which featured a parade through the centre of Bangkok. The campaign, […]

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