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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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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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Thai Tourism Officials Plan “Tour de Kong”, Cycling Event Along the Mekong River

Mekong river delta cycling tournament 2013 . BANGKOK – Sports and Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul has reported that Tourism officials are finalising plans for a multi-stage cycling event along the Mekong River, while playing down confusion over talks last year with Tour de France organisers, according to the Bangkok Post. Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said details […]

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Mekong Tourism Forum set for resort city of Da Nang in Vietnam

To promote tourism in the Greater Mekong Subregion, government leaders and top executives will reconvene and brainstorm on developing the region’s cross-border potential at the Mekong Tourism Forum in Vietnam’s beach-resort city of Da Nang from June 16-19. The Nation With the goal of “unlocking the potential of the Mekong Region via innovative partnerships”, the […]

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Mekong Tourism Forum set for resort city of Da Nang in Vietnam

To promote tourism in the Greater Mekong Subregion, government leaders and top executives will reconvene and brainstorm on developing the region’s cross-border potential at the Mekong Tourism Forum in Vietnam’s beach-resort city of Da Nang from June 16-19. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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The parade will be held on the evening of 14 January 2015

Thailand plans parade to launch 2015 tourism campaign

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is planning to launch its 2015 tourism campaign in style this month, with a major parade through the streets of Bangkok. Travel Daily Media The new ‘Discover Thainess’ is designed to showcase Thai culture, and it will kick off on 14 January 2015 with a major event in front […]

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TAT plans ‘Selfie Contest’ to promote local tourism

LOCAL travellers have been invited to enter the “Thailand Only Selfie Contest”, which the Tourism Authority of Thailand hopes will help boost year-end tourism. The Nation TAT Governor Thawatchai Arunyik said the campaign was part of the agency’s social network marketing strategy. The campaign will run during the New Year holiday from December 26 to […]

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Thailand to handle tourism package for Greater Mekong Subregion

Thailand to Manage Tourism Package for Greater Mekong Subregion

 Thailand to handle tourism package for Greater Mekong Subregion BANGKOK – The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) on Saturday agreed to assign Thailand as coordinator on the tourism package for the region, said Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul. Ms Kobkarn said the agreement was made following a tourism subcommittee meeting during the 5th GMS Summit […]

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Ministry unveils plan for sustainable tourism growth

The Tourism and Sports Ministry has unveiled its strategic plan to drive the tourism sector through sustainable growth, even as hospitality experts warn that the travel industry face challenges in the coming years. The Nation Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said her ministry had drafted a one-year plan that aimed to establish fundamentals for […]

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Thailand sees first signs of tourism recovery

Thailand experienced its first monthly tourist arrivals growth of the year in October, leading to hopes of an upturn in the country’s tourism fortunes. Travel Daily Media According to the latest data from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), a total of 2.18 million overseas tourists visited the country last month, 6.1% more than in […]

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A tourist walks past a street vendor in Bangkok, Thailand. Pic: AP.

28 weeks later: Thailand tourism down, but not out

A tourist walks past a street vendor in Bangkok, Thailand. Pic: AP. By Guest Contributor Earlier this month Thailand’s Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said that about 25 million foreign visitors are expected to visit the country this year, down from 26.7 million in 2013. This seems optimistic, considering that Thailand has suffered a tumultuous year […]

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Mixed success for domestic tourism

The country will achieve this year’s domestic tourism revenue target of 700 billion baht but miss the number of trips, says the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Bangkok Post Negative factors such as mounting household debt and the earlier political unrest have affected Thais’ purchasing power, which will see domestic tourism missing the target of […]

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Asian Beach Games ‘to inject Bt100m into Phuket tourism’

The 10-day Asian Beach Games event that kicked off yesterday is expected to generate Bt100 million for hotel and tourism businesses in Phuket, according to Ittirit Kinglake, president of the Tourism Council of Thailand. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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