World Tourism Day celebrations is still to be held in Bangkok

The official World Tourism Day 2016 celebrations will still be held in Bangkok on September 27 despite the latest spate of bombing and arson attacks in seven southern provinces, according to United Nations World Tourism Organisation secretary-general Taleb D. Rifai. In a message to the Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports in aftermath of the […]

Thailand to become safer for tourists as tourist police double manpower

  Thailand’s Tourist Police plan to increase their workforce by 825 officers, in addition to the 900 they currently employ, to better serve tourists visiting Thailand. According to Pol. Maj. Gen. Surachet Hakpan, chief of Tourist Police, the selection process for these additional officers is based on their language ability, knowledge of general police procedures and […]