Pattaya-Hua Hin ferry starts Jan 1, free until Jan 15

CHON BURI: The new ferry service between Pattaya and Hua Hin will begin service on Jan 1, with free rides as a New Year’s gift until Jan 15, after which the normal fare of 1,250 baht will kick in. The service will be officially launched on Jan 12. Marine Department director-general Sorasak Saensombat on Friday […]

Two new sailing, yachting routes opened to boost tourism

BANGKOK, 23 December 2016 (NNT) – The Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Association (DASTA) has introduced two new tourism routes specifically for sailing and yachting, seeking to attract more quality tourists to the country. Deputy Director-General of DASTA Suthep Keasang made known that the total worth of the sailing and yachting industry of Thailand each […]

A record breaking 30 million tourists in Thailand this year so far

Thailand has welcomed its 30 millionth visitor for 2016, breaking tourist records. The “Thailand’s Luckiest Visitor” was Ms. Huang Junyi who flew in to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport from Guangzhou, China on the auspicious date of 5 December, 2016. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said, “This has been an amazing […]

Pattaya-Hua Hin ferry project hits first hurdle

CHON BURI – Pattaya City Council was told on Tuesday the Marine Department was being too hasty in launching the proposed ferry service between Pattaya and Hua Hin, because the docking facilities would not be ready in time. The opposition emerged a little more than two weeks after the department’s director-general Sorasak Sansombat announced approval […]

Wonderfruit Festival from 16-19 February 2017 in Pattaya

Originally scheduled for December 2016, Thailand’s boutique camping festival Wonderfruit recently made the decision to postpone until 16-19 February 2017 to respect the mourning period for King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Returning once again to The Fields at Siam Country Club in Pattaya, the event will include musicians from around the globe, stunning art installations, a stage […]