TAT predicts 5.5 billion baht revenue from 370,000 tourist arrivals during New Year’s festival

The Thai Tourism Authority has forecast that 370,000 foreign tourists will visit Thailand during the New Year’s festival between December 31-January 3, generating revenue estimated at 5.5 billion baht. TAT governor Yutthasak Supasorn said that the forecast of tourist arrivals and their estimated spendings are based on bookings of 65 chartered flights with over 16,300 […]

The Royal Projects in Thailand

You don’t have to be very long in Thailand to discover the huge reverence in which the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was held by the Thai people. After all, he dedicated his life to improving the lot of his subjects, to fighting poverty and to helping preserve the kingdom’s national resources for future generations. And […]

Falling temperatures attract thousands of tourists to popular hilltop destinations

Popular hilltop destinations in Thailand northern provinces drew several thousands of local tourists to visit during the past three-day weekend and experience the beautiful sceneries amid falling temperatures. The most popular destinations included Doi Inthanon in Chiang Mai, and Phu Tab Berk in Phetchabun. Temperature at Doi Inthanon fell to 4 Celsius at the weekend, […]

Qatar Airways now flies four times weekly direct to Krabi

Qatar Airways’ first direct flight to the Andaman province of Krabi in southern Thailand landed on 6th December 2016.The province, famous for its stunning coastline and islands, will operate four-weekly flights on an Airbus A330-200, direct from Doha. This new route shows the increasing popularity of Krabi and its airport, which is now serviced by […]

Illegal Chiang Mai hotels get 30 days to apply for license

CHIANG MAI — Operators of about 600 buildings being used illegally as hotels have been given 30 days to apply for a proper license or be shut down. The announcement, effective on Dec 8, was signed by provincial governor Pawin Chamniprasat. Mr Pawin told a meeting of agencies responsible for regulating hotels that Chiang Mai […]