Thailand moves to reopen Koh Tachai for tourist season

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) is set to reopen Thailand’s world-renowned scenic island of Koh Tachai, located off the coast of Phang Nga province, after closing the island in May of this year to allow for the restoration of natural resources. DNP Director-General Tanya Netithammakul said the department will speak […]

Scenic island bays in Andaman Sea to reopen to tourism

BANGKOK, 9 October 2016 (NNT) – Scenic island bays in the Andaman Sea off Krabi province, which had been temporarily closed, are reopening to tourism. Tanya Netithammakul, director general of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, said Tachai Bay in Similan islands and Maya Bay in Pipi islands off Krabi will reopen […]

New wave of high-spending Russian tourists roll to Phuket

A resurgence in the number of Russian tourists coming to Phuket has piqued hopes for a Russian revival pumping much-needed life-blood back into the country’s critical tourism industry. Fueling interest in the revitalized tourist market are more than six consecutive months of over 20 percent growth in the number of arrivals from Russia, and the […]