Thai-Cambodia Songkran

The western province of Sa Kaew yesterday kicked off the Thai-Cambodia Songkran festival to boost ties between the two nations. The three day festival kicked off on Sunday afternoon at the municipal office in Aranyaprathes district, which borders on Cambodia. Large numbers of tourists and residents both Thai and Cambodian were seen joining the yesterday’s […]

Fish farm, tourism in Suphan Buri province

Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra in early April visited a fish farm and tourist spots in Suphan Buri province. Her entourage included caretaker Deputy Agriculture Minister Yugol Limlaemthong was welcomed by Mr Banharn Silpa-archa, chief advisor to the Chart Thai Pattana party. She went to Bung Chawak, a famous tourist spot and fresh water […]

5 million tourists from China expected to visit Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that the overall number of tourists from East Asia has diminished significantly. However it still expects 5.4-million Chinese tourists to choose Thailand as their travel destination. Srisuda Wanapinyosak, TAT’s executive director of East Asia Regions, reported that the number of tourists from China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, […]

Iran: Travel Advisory to Thailand

The Iranian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Monday warned the country’s nationals to avoid taking unnecessary trips to Thailand. The warning came in the wake of growing anti-government protests in Thailand, where armed demonstrators have for months pushed for the resignation of Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra. “This is to inform the Iranian […]

Rayong: Protection of biodiversity and tourism

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Map Ta Phut industrial estate in Rayong to inspect progress made toward solving industrial pollution. On Wednesday morning, the PM was in the briefing on Map Tha Put’s solution on industrial waste and chemical residue contamination at the office of Map Tha Phut Industrial Estate. She later met with […]

China, Thailand on strategic cooperation in region

  China and Thailand have charted the course for their future cooperation, so as to further develop the bilateral relations. A joint document issued on Friday said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang‘s ongoing visit to Thailand is of milestone significance to further deepen the China-Thailand comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership. The two countries agreed that their relations have […]

Tanzania Investment Potential in Thailand

THE Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) has reiterated its resolve to strengthen investment relations with Thailand for the mutual benefit of the two countries. TIC Executive Director, Ms. Juliet Kairuki, told journalists in Dar es Salaam that her agency was ready to help and facilitate Thai people who want to come and invest in Tanzania. “We […]

Thailand’s Tourism Revenue Target: 2.2 Trillion Baht

Thailand’s Tourism Revenue Target: 2.2 Trillion Baht Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Yukol Limlamthong, reported late last week that a top flight government committee agreed to raise Thailand’s 2015 tourism revenue target another 10% from Bt2 trillion to Bt2.2 trillion. He was reporting on the outcome of a top-level tourism committee […]

Development in the Province of Nakhon Nayok

Yingluck Shinawatra and her delegation visited Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam, Muang, Nakhon Nayok, which is a royal project aimed to alleviate flood in the area around Nakhon Nayok River basin, and to be a drainage basin for agricultural and consumption purposes. The Prime Minister inspected the construction site for landscape improvement of the Dam, […]

Trip Index Cities 2013: Bangkok ranks 2nd in Asia and 6th in the world

Trip Index Cities 2013: Bangkok ranks 2nd in Asia and 6th in the world Trip Advisor reveals that Bangkok ranks second place in Asia and the 6th in the world as the city with the lowest expenses for nightlife tourism.  Trip Advisor, a large global tourist information website stated the results from the Trip Index […]

Yingluck: boosting economy, infrastructure in four Thai provinces

Yingluck: boosting economy, infrastructure in four Thai provinces Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has visited 4 lower northern provinces and assigned Cabinet ministers accompanying her on the trip to focus on developing the economy and infrastructure of these provinces. According to Prime Minister’s Office spokesman Thirat Rattanasewi, the roving Cabinet meeting in Kamphaengphet province resolved to […]

Thailand, Maldives focusing on doubling Trade, Energy and Tourism

Thailand and Maldives have agreed to further strengthen their ties by doubling trade, promoting tourism, and cooperating on energy businesses. On the last day of her official visit to Maldives, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said both countries had agreed to increase their trade value, boost tourism industry, promote processed food products, and cooperate on energy […]

Bangkok Tops the List: Global Destination Cities Index 2013

Bangkok Tops the List: Global Destination Cities Index Good news! The Global Destination Cities Index released by MasterCard for the second quarter of 2013 puts Bangkok on the top of the list. The Asian city edged its way past London by a thin a margin on the basis of international visitor arrivals. An Asian city […]

Yingluck host Official Dinner for Timor-Leste PM

Prime Minister Yingluck hosted an official dinner for her counterpart, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, Prime Minister and minister of defense and security of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Xanana Gusmao who is on an official visit to Thailand, paid tribute to the progress of Thailand and both leaders aims to enhance ties between the two nations. […]

Vietnam and Thailand Strengthening Tourism and Trade

Vietnam and Thailand Strengthening Tourism and Trade VIENTIANE, 13 March 2013 (NNT) – Thailand and Vietnam are set to further their strategic partnership while collaborating more in the areas of rubber, rice and tourism. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, on Tuesday, met on the sidelines of the 5th ACMECS […]

Chinese New Year: 270,000 Tourists from China in Thailand

An estimated 270,000 tourists from China were speculated to celebrate Chinese New Year in Thailand, according to Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Surapon Svetasreni. The Chinese tourists were known to have intended to come to Thailand to join in the celebrations of the Chinese New Year and stay for several days or until the coming […]

Thailand’s Tourism Comeback

During the first eight months of 2012, from January through August, 14 million foreign tourists entered the kingdom, as reported by Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism. The good news did not end there, the Government’s hard work paid off, with a whopping success of over 22 million tourists in 2012. The overall performance of Prime Minister […]

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Interview with Sukhumbhand Ends Badly

Sukhumbhand is campaigning for his second term as Bangkok Governor. Recently he was interviewed by Bangkok Post in what was seen as a shift from his unreachable approach to a man who almost candidly answers questions of the interviewer. The word association segment at the end was very unusual and poorly executed with no aims. […]