Bangkok ranked World’s Most Visited City

September 27, 2016
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Bangkok ranked World’s Most Visited City

Bangkok has been ranked World’s Most Visited City by international overnight visitor arrivals in 2016, according to the sixth annual MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index. More than 132 most visited cities around the world were provided by the Index. It projects visitor volume and spending estimates for the 2016 calendar year, while delivering a deeper understanding of how people travel and spend around the world. The Index forecast that Bangkok is set to receive 21.47 million international overnight visitors...

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Swimmers warned about Portuguese man o’ war in Phuket and Krabi

September 27, 2016
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Swimmers warned about Portuguese man o’ war in Phuket and Krabi

Officials on Phi Phi archipelago off Krabi province have alerted visitors to not swim in the sea for the time being as Portuguese man o’ war “jellyfish” have been swept on the beach. Tourists are advised to avoid swimming or doing any activity on...

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Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang on 23 October 2016

September 23, 2016
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Merit Making by Boat in Lat Krabang on 23 October 2016

The end of the Buddhist Rains Retreat takes place on the full moon in October. For three months, the monks have to stay within their temple. They cannot disrobe or move to another temple. The original idea was to stop monks stepping on and...

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Passenger Vans at Victory Monument will move out by 25 October 2016

September 22, 2016
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Passenger Vans at Victory Monument will move out by 25 October 2016

In order to reduce traffic congestion around Victory Monument in Bangkok, hundreds of passenger vans will be re-located to various bus terminals. Some of these vans have already moved...

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Thailand to host “World Tourism Day 2016” from 26-29 September

September 22, 2016
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Thailand to host “World Tourism Day 2016” from 26-29 September

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has announced that Thailand will be hosting the World Tourism Day event, showcasing the nation’s support for equal accessibility in tourism as well...

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Expat Travel Fair in Bangkok from 1-2 October 2016

September 20, 2016
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Expat Travel Fair in Bangkok from 1-2 October 2016

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting everyone to the “Expat Fair Thailand 2016” to boost the image of Thai tourism, celebrate the vibrant expat community, and encourage...

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Film locations for the Thai movie “The Forest”

September 16, 2016
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Film locations for the Thai movie “The Forest”

“The Forest” is a new Thai movie which was shot on location in the Northeast of Thailand. An area known as Isaan. What makes this movie unique is that it...

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Phuket Tasty Fest 2016 from 9-11 September

September 6, 2016
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Phuket Tasty Fest 2016 from 9-11 September

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with Phuket City is organising the Phuket Tasty Fest 2016 to celebrate the delicious and internationally renowned tastes of the island...

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“Bangkok: City of Delicious Food 2016” festival at Parc Paragon

September 3, 2016
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“Bangkok: City of Delicious Food 2016” festival at Parc Paragon

The “Bangkok: City of Delicious Food” festival is taking place at the Siam Paragon Shopping Complex from 2 to 5 September 2016, between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. Organized...

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Cha-am Feast Fish Flock Shellfish Festival during September 2016

September 2, 2016
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Cha-am Feast Fish Flock Shellfish Festival during September 2016

The 18th Cha-am Feast Fish Flock Shellfish Festival is scheduled to take place from 1 to 30 September, 2016, and will once again be the best place in Thailand...

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International Herb Expo 2016

September 2, 2016
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International Herb Expo 2016

The annual 13th International Herb Expo 2016 will this year take place from 31 August – 4 September at Hall 6-8, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi. Under the banner...

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Three Giant Ganesha Statues in Chachoengsao Province

August 26, 2016
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Three Giant Ganesha Statues in Chachoengsao Province

In Thailand, Ganesha is called Phra Phikanet (พระพิฆเนศ) and is worshipped as the deity of fortune and success, and the remover of obstacles. He is associated with arts, education...

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Northern Thailand Remains Popular with Chinese Tourists

July 29, 2016
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Northern Thailand Remains Popular with Chinese Tourists

More local attractions in northern provinces have increased the number of Chinese-language signs around their properties, to inform Chinese tourists of the do’s and don’ts that are appropriate in...

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“Bangkok Varee” festival at CentralWorld from 14-31 July 2016

July 13, 2016
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“Bangkok Varee” festival at CentralWorld from 14-31 July 2016

“Bangkok Varee” is a big pop up floating market event from 14-31 July 2016 at CentralWorld in Bangkok. Shop & chill at Venice of the East Festival, the biggest...

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Chiang Mai voted best city in Asia by readers of Travel + Leisure

July 13, 2016
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Chiang Mai voted best city in Asia by readers of Travel + Leisure

Chiang Mai has just been named the Top City in Asia as well as ranked second for the World’s Best Cities in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards...

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Candle Festival Parade in Ubon Ratchathani from 19-20 July 2016

July 8, 2016
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Candle Festival Parade in Ubon Ratchathani from 19-20 July 2016

Ubon Ratchathani is home to one of the most remarkable wax candle festival organised to celebrate the beginning of the Buddhist Lent. This year, the province will again showcase...

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“Muay Thai Live” Wins Best Thai Show at 2016 People’s Choice Awards

July 7, 2016
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“Muay Thai Live” Wins Best Thai Show at 2016 People’s Choice Awards

“Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives” has won Best Thai Show at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards Thailand. The special awards, launched by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT),...

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“ICONSIAM Heritage Museum” to open in 2018

July 4, 2016
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“ICONSIAM Heritage Museum” to open in 2018

Mrs. Chadatip Chutrakul, a director of ICONSIAM Co., Ltd., has signed a MOU to mark the partnership with The Fine Arts Department to showcase the nation’s cultural heritage and...

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Tourists urged to visit Thale Ban National Park in Satun

July 1, 2016
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Tourists urged to visit Thale Ban National Park in Satun

Tourists are invited to visit Thale Ban National Park in Satun province to enjoy the picturesque freshwater lake and other natural beauties, which have remained protected from modern development....

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Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016 from 24-26 June

June 24, 2016
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Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016 from 24-26 June

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched the Thailand Best Local Food Fest 2016 to promote authentic local Thai cuisine from every region countrywide and boost up domestic...

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8th Phuket Baba Wedding from 18-19 June 2016

June 15, 2016
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8th Phuket Baba Wedding from 18-19 June 2016

The Baba Peranakan, 19th century Chinese descendants who immigrated to Phuket some 200 years ago, have a tradition called the Baba Wedding. Eight years ago, the ceremony was revived...

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New Airplane Flea Market in Nakhon Pathom

June 8, 2016
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New Airplane Flea Market in Nakhon Pathom

A new landmark has just opened in Nakhon Pathom to the West of Bangkok. In English it is called “Airplane Flea Market”. On the surface it is just another...

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Rama Yana is a new Water Park in Pattaya

May 24, 2016
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Rama Yana is a new Water Park in Pattaya

RamaYana Water Park is a new family theme park and entertainment waterpark complex located close to Silver Lake and the big Buddha image of Khao Chi Chan. It is...

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Yala province plans to introduce stagecoach services to boost tourism

May 20, 2016
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Yala province plans to introduce stagecoach services to boost tourism

Yala wants to use horse-drawn carriages to attract tourists to the province to boost local tourism and generate extra income for local families. The idea came from a group...

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Pae Pan Rai is a new tourist attraction in Nong Khai

April 9, 2016
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Pae Pan Rai is a new tourist attraction in Nong Khai

The northeastern province of Nong Khai has unveiled a new tourist attraction in Rattanawapi Sub-district. Covering an area of 5,000 rai, the new tourist spot, named Pae Pan Rai...

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Thai Festivals and Events during April 2016

April 6, 2016
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Thai Festivals and Events during April 2016

Thailand has some amazing and beautiful festivals. I try to visit as many of them as I can. The following is a list of all the latest festivals from...

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Grand Songkran Procession in Bangkok on 10 April 2016

April 5, 2016
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Grand Songkran Procession in Bangkok on 10 April 2016

“Songkran Splendours: The Procession of Three Kingdoms” will be held in Bangkok on Sunday 10th April 2016. The opening ceremony and procession will showcase Thailand’s cultural diversity and the...

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