Phra Nakorn Khiri Festival Phetchaburi

Phra Nakorn Khiri Festival Phetchaburi

The Phra Nakhon Khiri Festival is a major event in the city of Phetchaburi from 10th – 18th February Demonstr ations of local handicrafts and...
Chut Thai: Thailand’s National Dress

Chut Thai: Thailand’s National Dress

Chut Thai translates as “Thai outfit” and it is the traditional clothing. There are many types of chut Thai, with more modern types used...
Thailand Tourism Awards 2019 Open for Submissions

Thailand Tourism Awards 2019 Open for Submissions

Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards, the country’s most prestigious awards that recognises the Thai travel industry’s best and brightest, opens from 1st...
‘Chiroptera’ – Thailand’s Mysterious Night Flyers

‘Chiroptera’ – Thailand’s Mysterious Night Flyers

Bats, or Chiroptera, are the second largest order of mammals after rodents, representing about 20% of all classified mammal species worldwide, with about 1,240...
Outbound Travelling in Asia Forecast to Grow in 2019

Outbound Travelling in Asia Forecast to Grow in 2019

Tourism consultant IPK International forecast that outbound travelling in Asia will grow by 6 percent in 2019, equivalent to the global average, according to...
Elephant Tourism: the Fight Against Unethical Operators

Elephant Tourism: the Fight Against Unethical Operators

Rows of elephants chained up in cramped stables, saddles resting heavy on their backs. Mahouts (trainers) stand close by, clutching sharp bull hooks. Nearby,...
The Indians are Coming; expect 10 million in 10 Years!

The Indians are Coming; expect 10 million in 10 Years!

The head of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, Wichit Prakorpkoson, has said that he expects tourism from India to increase markedly over the...
Birds of Thailand; A Myna Dilemma

Birds of Thailand; A Myna Dilemma

The Common Myna is a bird frequently seen in Thailand. It will be one of the first species that any visiting bird watcher will...
Targeting Niche Asian Tourism Markets

Targeting Niche Asian Tourism Markets

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has a new scheme to target niche tourist markets such as Indonesian, Vietnamese and Malaysia women as well...
SKÅL INTERNATIONAL Hua Hin & Cha Am Reborn

SKÅL INTERNATIONAL Hua Hin & Cha Am Reborn

SKÅL INTERNATIONAL Hua Hin & Cha Am has been re-launched with special events for Members and their guests at the Putahracsa Resort and Banyan...
Cabinet OKs Tourism Package to Attract More Foreign Tourists

Cabinet OKs Tourism Package to Attract More Foreign Tourists

The Cabinet has approved a tourism promotion package aimed at attracting more foreign tourists to Thailand to meet the government’s ambitious goal of earning...
Phra Nakhon Khiri; the Historic Monument to the Chakri Dynasty in Phetchaburi

Phra Nakhon Khiri; the Historic Monument to the Chakri Dynasty in Phetchaburi

Three peaks overlooking the City of Phetchaburi feature Palaces, Temples, Royal Halls, Pagodas, Chedis and other buildings built during the reign of King Mongkut...
Foreign Tourists Drive Boom in Secondary Destinations

Foreign Tourists Drive Boom in Secondary Destinations

Foreign travelers have become the driving force behind a boom in the Kingdom’s secondary tourism destinations, an online travel agency says Statistics show that nearly...
The ‘Hands of God’ Lift Vietnam’s Golden Bridge

The ‘Hands of God’ Lift Vietnam’s Golden Bridge

Vietnam’s newest bridge is already a hit with tourists thanks to the huge stone hands holding up the golden pathways. A golden bridge being...

Four Incredible Motorcycle Routes in Southeast Asia

Everyone knows that the best way to explore a country is by road. With Southeast Asia’s narrow mountain trails and muddy paths, some say...
Thailand Wins ‘Best Wedding Destination’ AwardThailand Wins ‘Best Wedding Destination’ Award

Thailand Wins ‘Best Wedding Destination’ Award

Thailand recently won a ‘Best Wedding Destination’ award from India-based Wonderlust Magazine, an accolade that celebrates the achievements of the people and enterprises making...
KL-Singapore World’s Busiest Overseas Route

KL-Singapore World’s Busiest Overseas Route

A one-hour flight linking one of the smallest countries on the planet with its next-door neighbour is the world’s busiest international route. Planes made 30,537...
Expedia Says Thai Travelers Top of Asia’s Frequent Flyers

Expedia Says Thai Travelers Top of Asia’s Frequent Flyers

Thais are the most frequent airline travelers in Asia, with an average of 10.1 flights per year, followed by Japanese and Indian travellers, according...
Trees Turned To Stone in Tak Province

Trees Turned To Stone in Tak Province

The longest worldwide petrified tree has been discovered in the Bantak Petrified Forest Park, measuring 2 metres in diameter and over 72 metres long....
A British Spotlight on Thailand’s Wild Animal Tourism

A British Spotlight on Thailand’s Wild Animal Tourism

British Spotlight on Thailand’s Wild Animal Tourism British publication ‘The Sun’ recently published information on what it describes as “Thailand’s zoo horrors” with graphic...

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