Thailand named “Best Value Destination” by readers of Lonely Planet

July 2, 2015
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Thailand named “Best Value Destination” by readers of Lonely Planet

Thailand was chosen as the world’s Best Value Destination for 2015 by the well-travelled readers of Lonely Planet Magazine India. The LPMI Travel Awards 2015, powered by Flight Shop, were held on June 22, 2015, at the JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai Sahar. Lonely Planet Magazine India called upon India’s discerning travellers to choose their favourite destinations and hotels. Nominations for the awards were shortlisted by a panel of travel experts and professionals, and LPMI readers voted both online and...

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Thailand Launches Smartphone App for Muslims

July 2, 2015
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Thailand Launches Smartphone App for Muslims

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched its first App designed specifically for the growing number of Muslim visitors to find their way around the country. The App for iOS and Android is both an online and offline guidebook that will help Muslim...

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Hua Lamphong to be turned into a Railway Museum

June 30, 2015
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Hua Lamphong to be turned into a Railway Museum

Historical Bangkok Railway Station, which will celebrate it’s 100th anniversary next year, will be moved over the next four years to Bang Sue in Chatuchak district. Bangkok Station, known locally as Hua Lamphong, was originally opened on 25th June 1916. It was built in Italian...

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Extension of Stay for two Pandas at Chiang Mai Zoo

June 30, 2015
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Extension of Stay for two Pandas at Chiang Mai Zoo

The two pandas at Chiang Mai Zoo have been given permission to stay in Thailand for another eight years. The Zoological Park Organization of Thailand and the China Wildlife Conservation...

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Bangkok in Top 10 for world’s cheapest cities for short break

June 19, 2015
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Bangkok in Top 10 for world’s cheapest cities for short break

According to travel ratings site TripAdvisor, Bangkok ranked fourth on the list of world’s cheapest cities for a short holiday break. The site constructed the list by calculating the...

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Entrance Fees at National Parks Slashed for Weekday Thai Tourists

June 18, 2015
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Entrance Fees at National Parks Slashed for Weekday Thai Tourists

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation will be slashing entrance fees at all of the national parks in Thailand in order to promote weekday tourism. Starting...

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Full Schedule for Phi Ta Khon Festival 2015

June 17, 2015
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Full Schedule for Phi Ta Khon Festival 2015

Phi Ta Khon, one of the most colourful traditional festivals of Loei province, is a unique masked procession which takes place during a three-day Buddhist merit-making holiday known locally as Boon Prawat....

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Vana Nava Hua Hin voted among Top 10 Thailand Best Tourist Attractions 2015

June 17, 2015
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Vana Nava Hua Hin voted among Top 10 Thailand Best Tourist Attractions 2015

Within just a half year of opening, Vana Nava Hua Hin water park recently celebrated a great success in achieving recognition among the Top 10 Thailand Best Tourist Attractions...

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Thailand has the Fastest WiFi at any Airport in the World

June 16, 2015
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Thailand has the Fastest WiFi at any Airport in the World

Whenever I am at Suvarnabhumi or Don Mueang airports in Bangkok, I always connect to their free WiFi. Unlike other airports, this is available to everyone, regardless if they...

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Lucky 13 Millionth Visitor to Thailand wins Free Trip

June 14, 2015
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Lucky 13 Millionth Visitor to Thailand wins Free Trip

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with Thai Airways International (THAI), the Immigration Bureau, and Airports of Thailand (AOT) organised the activity ‘Thailand’s Luckiest Visitor’ to greet...

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I have lost my departure card. What must I do?

June 11, 2015
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I have lost my departure card. What must I do?

One of my upcoming projects is working on a new website for Samut Prakan Immigration. I am excited about this as the immigration officials have agreed to answer any of...

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Three Bangkok landmarks voted as top 10 attractions in Asia

June 11, 2015
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Three Bangkok landmarks voted as top 10 attractions in Asia

Three of Bangkok’s most famous landmarks were voted among the top 10 in Asia by travellers on the popular website TripAdvisor. The Reclining Buddha in Wat Pho, the Grand...

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Chinese tourists vote for their top Thai tourism products and services

June 8, 2015
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Chinese tourists vote for their top Thai tourism products and services

A total of 17 Thai tourism products and services, as well as fruits and dishes, that Chinese visitors consider to be the best in Thailand were recognised at an...

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Chinese vote Pattaya Floating Market as “Best Tourist Attraction”

June 8, 2015
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Chinese vote Pattaya Floating Market as “Best Tourist Attraction”

Pattaya Floating Market has won the “2015 Best Tourists Attraction” award in “The Best of Thailand Rewards Voted by Chinese Tourists” campaign, said the market’s manager in a press...

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Amazing Thailand Grand Sale Fair from 11-14 June 2015

June 5, 2015
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Amazing Thailand Grand Sale Fair from 11-14 June 2015

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is joining hands with NCC Exhibition Organiser to hold the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale Fair 2015 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre...

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MasterCard names Bangkok as 2nd top global city destination

June 4, 2015
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MasterCard names Bangkok as 2nd top global city destination

For the second year in a row, Bangkok is predicted to be the world’s second top destination, and the number one in Asia-Pacific, with 18.24 million visitors expected to...

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Phuket Baba Wedding from 20-21 June 2015

May 29, 2015
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Phuket Baba Wedding from 20-21 June 2015

‘Baba’ or “Peranakan’ refers to descendants of late 19th century Chinese immigrants who settled in Phuket over 200 years ago. A Baba wedding traditionally used to be a statement...

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Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2015

May 29, 2015
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Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2015

Now in its 12th year, the “Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek” is one of the region’s top regattas and will be hosted at Cape & Kantary Hotels’ Phuket properties...

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“Tour of I-san Loei Classic” is on 7th June 2015

May 26, 2015
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“Tour of I-san Loei Classic” is on 7th June 2015

The highlands of religion, philosophy, folk wisdom and tradition of Loei province in Northeastern Thailand is set to welcome some 300 cyclists from Thailand and around the world during...

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Siam Green Sky is the largest urban rooftop garden in Bangkok

May 25, 2015
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Siam Green Sky is the largest urban rooftop garden in Bangkok

Chulalongkorn University has opened an urban agricultural learning center called Siam Green Sky on the top floor of the Siam Square One shopping center. The project covers an area...

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Hat Chao Mai National Park to close for 4 months from 1 June

May 24, 2015
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Hat Chao Mai National Park to close for 4 months from 1 June

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has announced a temporary closure of Hat Chao Mai National Park to enable the park to take a breather. The...

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Trang airport to receive major upgrades

May 23, 2015
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Trang airport to receive major upgrades

Trang airport is undergoing upgrades to accommodate an expected increase in passengers this year. The upgrades for aircraft aprons and the taxiway are now 90% complete. This will increase...

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Share your GREEN trip to Win a Holiday

May 22, 2015
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Share your GREEN trip to Win a Holiday

Thailand Authority Tourism (TAT) has an activity called “Share your GREEN trip”. They are inviting all green-at-heart travelers to share their green amazing trips by posting photos on Instagram...

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Air Show in Phayao on 23 May 2015

May 22, 2015
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Air Show in Phayao on 23 May 2015

More than 200 Thai and international pilots will be performing at the “Flying@ChiangKham” air show on 23rd May 2015. Pilots taking part include American bush pilot Tom Claytor and...

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Phuket Andaman Halal Tourism Festival 2015

May 22, 2015
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Phuket Andaman Halal Tourism Festival 2015

The “Phuket Andaman Halal Tourism 2015″ festival is to be held during 28-30 May to promote the Year of Thainess and assure worldwide Muslim tourists that Phuket is “Muslim...

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Snow Town coming to Bangkok in July 2015

May 17, 2015
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Snow Town coming to Bangkok in July 2015

Bangkok will soon be getting a new tourist attraction. It is aimed at those people that have never experienced a cold climate. It is called Snow Town and will...

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Free Tram Tour of Trang City

May 17, 2015
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Free Tram Tour of Trang City

The local government in Trang City have just announced a new tram tour that is free for everyone to use. The “Happy Car Trip” visits 14 tourist attractions around the...

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