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Where To Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 (24-30 January)

22 Jan, 2020

A Stone's Throw

10 Jan, 2020

Only two hours from Bangkok, the limestone hills in Ratchaburi's Muang district beckon daytrippers

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What 2019 Brought To Thailand's Strongest Industry

27 Dec, 2019

Life reviews the highlights of the tourism sector during the past 12 months.

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Magical Sunset Through The Clerestory Of Kham Yat Palace

24 Dec, 2019

On Monday (December 23) at 5pm, hundreds of Ang Thong residents went to see the sun set behind the clerestory of Kham Yat Palace, creating a beam of light shining into the ancient ruins that date back to the Ayutthaya era.

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European Visa Fees For Thais To Rise 33%

24 Dec, 2019

From Feb 2, 2020, Thai citizens will need to pay a fee of 80 euros (2,676 baht) -- one third more than the current 60 euros -- when applying for a Schengen (EU) visa from Thailand, according to the website SchengenVisaInfo.com. The cost for children will rise from 35 euros to 40 euros.

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TAT Event Takes You Back In Time To The Era Of King Narai

23 Dec, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Lopburi Office is inviting tourists to travel back in time and "experience the glorious era of King Narai the Great" at the 33rd King Narai Reign Fair. Also referred to as the Ayutthaya Period, King Narai the Great ruled the kingdom more than 300 years ago.

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Close To 5m Passengers Expected At AOT Airports From Dec 26 To Jan 5

20 Dec, 2019

The Airports of Thailand (AOT) expected a total of 4.93 million passengers passing through its six airports, from December 26 to January 5, increasing 2.29 per cent from the same period last year, AOT president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said today (December 20).

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Luxurious Naka Island Resort Completes 7-month Expansion

20 Dec, 2019

The Naka Island, a luxury collection resort & spa in Phuket, has completed a seven-month expansion, the resort said in a press statement.

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Samui Shackled By Airport Policy

20 Dec, 2019

SAMUI, 20 December 2020: Bangkok Airways’ firm hand on the island’s airlift capacity remains the core issue for the island’s tourism and hospitality sectors according to the new C9 Hotelworks Samui Hotel Market Update 2019.

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10 Recommended Locations Where You Can Ring In The New Year

18 Dec, 2019

With 2020 New Year celebrations around the corner, here are 10 exciting locations where you can party 2019 away and welcome in the New Year.

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Hundreds Of Thai Tsunami Victims Yet To Be Identified, 15 Years On

17 Dec, 2019

PHANGNGA: Fifteen years after the Indian Ocean tsunami killed more than 230,000 people on Boxing Day, 2004, a cargo container at a police station in the southern province bears witness to the hundreds of victims whose remains were never identified.

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Royal Cliff Hosts Tennis Seniors

17 Dec, 2019

PATTAYA, 17 December 2019: The Thailand World Seniors Championship ITF Grade A attracted tennis fans who packed the Fitz Club – Racquets, Health and Fitness at the Royal Cliff Resort.

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Responsible Travel In Koh Samui: Eco-friendly Activities To Enjoy On The Island

16 Dec, 2019

If you are looking for an amazing destination that offers sustainable tours and activities, responsible travel in Koh Samui is for you!

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Sunn Hemp Draws Visitors To Trang

16 Dec, 2019

The Na Khao Sia subdistrict in Trang province has just opened a new tourist attraction to welcome the new year with Sunn Hemp’s field on both sides of the road for over 800 meters, amid the backdrop of green mountains.

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Our Little Corner Of The World

13 Dec, 2019

The fledgling tourist destination of Barahom Community in Pattani offers something a little different to travellers

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Carlton Ready To Open In Bangkok

11 Dec, 2019

BANGKOK, 11 December 2019: Singapore’s Carlton Hotels will open its first hotel in Thailand in March 2020 and is offering a 15% deal on the best available rate with additional perks.

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Erawan National Park Gears Up On Safety, Eco-tourism

11 Dec, 2019

A record 600,000 domestic and international tourists have visited Erawan National Park, a popular destination featuring a 7-tier waterfall located in the Tenasserim hills of Kanchanaburi province, said Porayut Waiwong, chief of the park, today( December 9).

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Annual OTOP Fair To Get Underway At The Weekend

11 Dec, 2019

The government is aiming to push the value of One Tambon One Product (Otop) sales to Bt300 billion in 2020, an increase of more than Bt70 billion from 2019, to strengthen the grassroots economy and reduce inequality.

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Dusit Thani Hua Hin Completes First Stage Of Renovations

09 Dec, 2019

Five-star beachside resort Dusit Thani Hua Hin has just completed the first stage of an extensive renovation process and revealed the new-look of its 204 guest rooms and suites.

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Golden Triangle By Sidecar

06 Dec, 2019

CHIANG RAI, 4 December 2019: Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Chiang Rai is rolling out two Royal Enfield Classic 500 sidecars as a new transport option for guests.

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Doi Inthanon Dips Below Zero

06 Dec, 2019

Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Chiang Mai province, has reported sub-zero temperatures as winter intensified.

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400 People Evacuated From Hotel Blaze In Pattaya

06 Dec, 2019

Some 400 people were evacuated after a fire broke out at a Holiday Inn Hotel in Pattaya in the early hours of Friday (December 6), but no casualties were reported.

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Bangkok 20th On Expat City List

06 Dec, 2019

Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore take top four spots worldwide in 82-city survey by InterNations

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U-Tapao Opens Second Passenger Terminal

05 Dec, 2019

The U-Tapao International Airport officially opened its second passenger terminal on Wednesday (December 4) and is planning to expand passenger capacity from over 2 million people a year to 5 million people within five years.

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Hilton Grows Thailand Footprint With Second Pattaya Property

04 Dec, 2019

The Hilton Garden Inn brand will be making its entry into Pattaya through a management agreement with Honour Hotel and Retail.

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Vietjet To Fly To Pattaya

04 Dec, 2019

SINGAPORE, 4 December 2019: Vietjet will start daily flights to Pattaya from its Ho Chi Minh City base effective 23 December.

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Steady Wind, Close Finishes Start Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Of Ten Races

03 Dec, 2019

Phuket - Good, steady wind and some very close racing helped get the 33rd edition of the annual Phuket King’s Cup Regatta off to an exciting start today (December 2).

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THAI Postpones Flights To Manila As Typhoon Kammuri Nears

03 Dec, 2019

Thai Airways International (THAI) announced on Tuesday (December 2) that it would cancel or postone flights to Manila following the decision to close Manila Airport today (December 3) from 11am to 11pm local time due to the approach of Typhoon Kammuri.

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Bangkok’s Tourist Attractions Are Just A Short Subway Ride Away

28 Nov, 2019

Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA), Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Expressway and Metro Public Company Limited (BEM) are encouraging residents and tourists to visit various attractions near four MRT stations including China Town, temples, palaces and shopping areas.

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Silom, Khao San, Yaowarat Roads To Become 'walking Streets'

28 Nov, 2019

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is planning to turn Silom, Yaowarat and Khao San roads into pedestrian-only zones on certain hours next month, as a part of its bid to boost tourist numbers and the local economy.

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