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August foreign tourism generates over 163 billion baht

BANGKOK - Thailand reportedly welcomed over three million tourists in August amid growth in global tourism, with Chinese travelers leading other nationalities in arrivals. Permanent...

Thailand launches nine new routes to promote universal accessibility and tourism...

Bangkok,– The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching new pilot routes in nine popular provinces to promote universal accessibility and ‘Tourism for All‘...

Business Traveller Awards 2017 names Bangkok Best Leisure Destination in Asia...

Bangkok, – The Business Traveller Awards 2017 named Bangkok the ‘Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific‘ for the second straight year, marking a...

Officials to look into ‘zero-dollar’ tours

Deputy Prime Minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn said he has not received reports of "zero-dollar" tours - a scam where tourists buy inexpensive package deals but...

Samui Festival 2017 tops Thailand events calendar with action packed programme

BANGKOK,– This year’s ‘Samui Festival 2017’, which will be the second time, highlights the 120th anniversary of the island’s founding in 1897 with two...

New immigration form in use from 1 October

BANGKOK – The revised immigration form will be effective from 1 October 2017, while a law amendment is underway to exempt Thai passport holders...

Tourist police promote Kanchanaburi as safe tourist city

KANCHANABURI – The Tourist Police have launched a new campaign entitled "Cooperation for Kanchanaburi - You are safe here." Tourism Police Commander Pol Maj Gen...

Khao Kheow Open Zoo unveils Forest of Asia

CHONBURI - Khao Kheow Open Zoo has unveiled a new display zone called Forest of Asia. In his opening speech, Director of the Thailand Zoological...

TAT optimistic over thriving ASEAN tourism

BANGKOK – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was confident that tourism campaigns in the ASEAN region will enhance its tourist industry in all...

Thai police promoting ‘Safety Taxi’ campaign

BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Police is promoting its ‘Safety Taxi’ campaign to boost passengers’ confidence and improve taxi services. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Pol Lt-General...

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Pattaya grandma carried to polls on Election Day

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Some Pattaya ladyboy thefts believed to be nonsense

Pattaya’s reputation for hosting a transvestite community which survives by stealing from naive tourists is at last being called into question. Travel insurers say...