Thailand still expects 32.4 million tourist arrivals this year

Thailand still expects to reach its forecast of 32.4 million visitors this year, the tourism and sports minister said on Friday, a target that was revised lower in early October. The military government declared a year-long period of mourning to mark the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej who died on Oct. 13 at the age […]

Sport and tourism events go on

The Tourism and Sports Ministry has confirmed that major tourism and sports events will continue as planned during the year-end holiday season amid the nation’s mourning period. Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul and her team recently met ambassadors from 34 countries and 10 foreign chambers of commerce in Thailand to confirm that major tourism […]

Chiang Rai, Pattaya, Hua Hin in demand

Latest data from online travel website Expedia shows a notable surge in demand for Chiang Rai, Pattaya and Hua Hin from international travelers. Judging largely from the robust growth in hotel bookings in the first half of the year, international travelers are increasingly heading to these three destinations. Expedia said its hotel partners in Chiang […]