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Thai Military Junta Changes Visa Regulations to Boost Tourism Yet Tightening Loopholes

This is good news for tourists who want to stay in Thailand legitimately for a longer period of time     CHIANG RAI – Thai authorities have implemented new visa regulations aimed at boosting tourism and tightening loopholes often abused by those who want to extend their stay. Previously, tourists from 48 countries, including the […]

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Piyaman Tejapaibul

Move to train staff for hotels, tourism

THE TOURISM Council of Thailand has teamed with vocational colleges nationwide to offer intensive training courses in an attempt to improve manpower in the sector after worrying personnel shortages. The Nation The cooperation aims to ease the shortage of skilled labour in the industry and related business, which are reportedly being challenged by liberalisation. TCT […]

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Global Top 10 by 2013 arrival numbers

Clear tourism goals needed to keep country in top 10: expert

TO MAINTAIN Thailand’s status as a global top-10 destination, the new government has been urged to set clear long-term targets while solving internal problems. The Nation Piyaman Tejabaipul, president of the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT), said this was a very good time to reform national tourism strategies as there is a new government led […]

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MPC holds key rate amid subdued export, tourism growth

THE BANK OF THAILAND is generally upbeat about the country’s economic-recovery prospects in the second half of the year, due to firmer domestic demand and fiscal policy. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Tourism department sets new standard for jet ski rental service

The Tourism department has introduced a new standard for services renting out personal watercraft, commonly known as jet skis, to boost confidence in the safety, quality of service, and business ethics of this popular seaside activity among Thai and foreign tourists. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Hope high in tourism sector that gloom of first half is over

ALTHOUGH tourism was hit by the political chaos and other woes in the first six months of the year, there are positive signs that business will return in the remaining months. The Nation Several economic research institutions agreed that tourism was in difficulty in first half because of the political battles, especially in May when […]

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Tourism potential draws top hotel chains to Laos

Number of tourists expected to reach 10 million in five years Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Now scrap martial law, tourism begs junta

Key tourism bodies have called on the military junta to lift martial law in a further effort to lure foreign tourists back to the Kingdom. The Nation “The military has lifted the curfew to restore the travel environment, but this will be good mainly for domestic travel, not for the entire sector. [Foreign] tourists would […]

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Council wants junta to help tourism industry

The tourism sector is pressing the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to solve some urgent problems that are making things even worse for a crucial industry that has been hit hard for months. The Nation The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) also is putting forward some short-term measures to prop up the industry. […]

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Tourism agency bidding for return of foreign tourists ahead of high season

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is preparing a three-month plan to rebuild tourism, but the country would probably still fail to achieve its arrival target for this year. The Nation The recovery plan is set to run this month until August, almost three months, to draw tourists back before the high season arrives. The plan […]

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Bali tourism seen to benefit from conflicts in Asian countries

Tourism in Bali is gearing up for a new surge of visitors, as tourists are expected to bypass Asian nations currently embroiled in conflict. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Koh Samui

Samui hotels cash in on tourism boom

While the political turmoil has damaged the Bangkok hotel market, Koh Samui hotels have suffered only minimal impact and continue to enjoy strong occupancy rates, according to the latest research by JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group. Bangkok Post “Koh Samui’s hotel market has remained relatively robust compared with Bangkok where demonstrations concentrate. The average hotel […]

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Tanakorn Weerachatyanukul

Ambitious goal for Udon Thani tourism

The Udon Thani Tourism Business Association will try hard to put the province on the world’s tourism map over the next few years and promote it as one of the major destinations in Northeastern region. The Nation Tanakorn Weerachatyanukul, who became the association’s president in January, said it was time Udon Thani made a name […]

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The Singapore “Celebrate Songkran 2014” event has been organised by a private company and will be held at the Padang open field opposite Singapore’s City Hall on April 12 and 13 Please credit and share this article with others using this link:http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/400518/tat-considers-legal-action-over-singapore-songkran. View our policies at http://goo.gl/9HgTd and http://goo.gl/ou6Ip. © Post Publishing PCL. All rights reserved.

Tourism Authority of Thailand Looks to Sue The Singapore’s “Celebrate Songkran 2014” Event

The Singapore “Celebrate Songkran 2014” event has been organized by a private company and will be held at the Padang open field opposite Singapore’s City Hall on April 12 and 13 BANGKOK – A Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) executive said on Tuesday that she plans to consult other state agencies to see if legal […]

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First two quarters could see Bt90-bn blow to tourism

THE TOURISM Authority of Thailand (TAT) believes the financial damage from the current political unrest could reach Bt90 billion for the first two quarters of this year, especially if the situation becomes more violent or drags on into April. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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