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Thai Tourism Industry Fam Trip Visits Cleaned-Up Samet Island

Bangkok – August 21, 2013: A delegation of more than 200 senior Thai tourism industry executives and media, led by H.E. Mr. Somsak Pureesrisak,...

Egyptian protests to slightly affect Thailand’s tourism industry

BANGKOK, 20 August 2013 The Tourism and Sports Minister says the current protests in Egypt may have a slight impact on the tourism...

Koh Samet’s beaches clearing, but assessment, preventative work only beginning

Cleanup of the Koh Samet oil spill is winding down, but the more-arduous process of assessing long-term damage and preventing future spills is only...

Fact Sheet on Thailand Oil Spill Situation Update of 5 August...

Satellite image by Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), as of 4 August 2013, 0609 hrs Further improvement has...

TAT Unveils Marketing Action Plan 2014

Bangkok, 9 July, 2013 - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Action Plan for 2014 was officially released to the private sector and global...

GPS navigation, insurance required under draft marine-safety plan

Pattaya would build a Global Positioning System-based navigation system to monitor tourist-boat traffic and require insurance coverage for boat operators under a plan...

Tourist Ministry to join related agencies in boosting tourist confidence

BANGKOK, 6 May 2013  The Tourism Ministry is planning to join all units involved in the travel industry to boost visitor confidence in...

20 injured in speedboat collision

The vessel the Kor Nongmai 7 (left) suffered a gaping hole in its side during a crash with the Khemthong (right), which sustained only...

Thailand announces new Minister of Tourism

Career politician and former provincial governor Somsak Pureesrisak has been appointed Minister of Tourism and Sports, effective April 9. He replaces the late...

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PATTAYA, Thailand - A tragic incident unfolded at a six-story mansion on Soi Buakhao, South Pattaya at 4 p.m. on July 17, resulting in...

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PATTAYA, Thailand - A foreign tourist was rescued after being trapped inside an elevator at a luxury condo on Soi 16 Naklua at 11:30...

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PATTAYA, Thailand - A brief but intense downpour on the morning of July 11 led to severe flooding in Pattaya, with water levels rising...

Foreign scammers target tourists at Pattaya night market

PATTAYA, Thailand - Pattaya residents have raised concerns regarding a group of foreigners, purported to be Pakistanis, who are allegedly scamming tourists at the...

Police crackdown on rowdy Middle Eastern bikers in South Pattaya

PATTAYA, Thailand - Following numerous complaints from local residents about disturbances caused by Middle Eastern tourists riding motorcycles, honking horns, and revving engines in...