Dream Tourism for Domestic Tourists

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is aiming to increase the number of foreign visitors to Thailand to 28 million persons next year, while also increasing the number of domestic tourists by implementing the “Dream Tourism” initiative. The TAT’s Dream Tourism model aims to appeal to Thais’ dreams of traveling the ways they want to. The […]

Poland, Thailand Diversifing Trade and Investment

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk have pledged to step up cooperation between the two countries in all dimensions. Yingluck and Donald met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss cooperation guidelines particularly in the establishment of bilateral mechanisms to promote economy, military affairs and private sectors’ cooperation. The two parties also […]

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 […]

20 Years of Tajikistan and Thailand Relations

The President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Mr. Emomali Rahmon, held bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. After the discussions, the Prime Minister Yingluck and the President of Tajikistan witnessed the signing of the Convention between Thailand and Tajikistan for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect of Tax Income. […]

Raising the Standard of Thailand’s Medical Hub

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday presided over a meeting to discuss the Medical Hub policy, with an aim to integrate medical services of the Education and Public Health Ministries. She said that work integration would promote clear strategies, simplify process, and facilitate budget management. The Prime Minister expressed her wish to see improvement in […]

PM Yingluck: Hospitals must accept all accident victims during Songkran period

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Public Health Ministry to inform all hospitals in the country to admit accident victims at any time during the Songkran period, whether or not they are entitled to health care benefits with the hospitals. Deputy Public Health Minister, Dr. Chonlanan Srikaew (ชลน่าน ศรีแก้ว) on Saturday indicated the Premier’s […]

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 […]

Protecting Thailand’s National Icon: The Elephant

Poaching for international trade has escalated dramatically in recent years and is now the greatest threat to many of WWF’s and TRAFFIC’s flagship species. Poaching for the illegal ivory trade is having a devastating impact on wild elephants, particularly in Central Africa where many populations are plummeting towards local extinction; tens of thousand of elephants are […]