Phuket raps illegal hotels

Phuket province has given a deadline of Jan 31 for unlicensed hotels to go legal before starting to shut them down in February next year. According to Phuket Governor Chokchai Dejamornthan, a survey of the province in October found that there were 1,366 hotels operating without hotel licenses, with more than half located in the […]

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 […]