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Police officers inspect the site of a car bomb blast at a car park of a shopping mall on the Thai tourist island of Koh Samui

Thailand’s Tourism Authority Worries about Koh Samui’s Image after Bombing

Police officers inspect the site of a car bomb blast at a car park of a shopping mall on the Thai tourist island of Koh Samui . KOH SAMUI – The Southern Office of Thailand’s Tourism Authority has now stated that the car bomb at Central Festival mall on Koh Samui could take a toll […]

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Andaman tourism faces restrictions | Bangkok Post: news

Andaman tourism faces restrictions | Bangkok Post: news Authorities are coming up with measures to control the number of tourists visiting some of the Andaman Sea's famous islands in a bid to limit damage to the environment. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Dapong Rattanasuwan said on … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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Thailand to Boost Investment Opportunities and Increase Tourism

Thailand to Boost Investment Opportunities and Increase Tourism

Thailand to Boost Investment Opportunities and Increase Tourism . BANGKOK –  In a move to generate more investment opportunities and increase tourist arrivals, Thailand’s Transport Ministry is pressing ahead with plans for connectivity projects linking Thailand with neighbouring countries. Marine Department head Chula Sukmanop spoke about the planned infrastructure projects at a recent conference in […]

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New Bangkok Nightlife Curfew Rumors Cause Tourism Concerns

New Bangkok Nightlife Curfew Rumors Cause Tourism Concerns Bangkok nightlife and entertainment venues have been notified of an impending curfew to start this weekend and last for 2 weeks. Entertainment and nightlife venues are concerned over the recent curfews put in place in Bangkok. Owners have been notified … Full News here – Read more on […]

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People wait to catch a boat to a casino complex in Laos from Chiang Rai in Thailand

Ministry of Tourism and Sports Eyes Golden Triangle Tourism Development

Tourists in Golden Triangle wait to catch a boat to a casino complex in Laos from Chiang Rai in Thailand   CHIANG RAI – The Director of the Tourism Infrastructure Suban Prakongjai and Tambon Wiang’s Municipality Mayor Chamrat Kotiyee hosted a meeting to gather public opinion on the development of tourism attractions in the Golden […]

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More community role envisaged for tourism

THE DEPARTMENT of Tourism has proposed the establishment of “destination management organisations” (DMOs) in each community to facilitate development of ecological, historical and cultural tourist attractions. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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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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