The Tourism Authority of Thailand is preparing measures to rejuvenate the tourism industry once the flooding subsides while reaffirming its visitor-arrival forecast of more than 15 million this year. TAT plans to invite more than 130 front-line operators from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Australia next month to visit Bangkok and other centres including […]
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The company will need 100 female cabin crews and 40 pilots to work for the new carrier. The recruitment will be done by Wingspan Services Co, of which THAI is a shareholder. Candidates to join the crew should not be over 24 years old, should be at least 165 centimetres tall, have secondary high school […]
Thai hoteliers plan to raise their room rates by 8-10% next year, the first time in four years, to offset rising costs as more perceived local political stability is making tourists more confident, says the Thai Hotels Association (THA). Normally hotel room rates go up around 5-10% on average per year, but political turmoil from […]
Maiyarat Pheerayakoset, president of the Association of Domestic Travel, said yesterday that three factors would drive growth in domestic tourism: political stability, cheaper fuel and scheduled events such as the Royal Flora Expo in Chiang Mai from November to February. The Christmas-New Year period and other year-end events will also stimulate local travel, she said. […]
FLIGHTS AND HOTEL RESERVATIONS NOW MANDATORY- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangkok has instructed the Thai Embassies and Consulates abroad to be stricter with requirements when applicants are applying for 60-days Tourist visas for Thailand.
While it has become a big name in the air, low cost carrier Air Asia is now looking to the ground, as budget hotel group Tune, closely linked with the airline, will be opening four locations in Thailand. The first property is expected to open in Hat Yai this December, and will be followed by […]
Suvarnabhumi Airport has moved into the world’s 10 busiest airports in terms of international passengers, underscoring its importance as a global hub.
Association of Thai Travel Agents estimates tourists handled by member companies at Suvarnabhumi Airport could reach 3.5 million trips this year on the back of growing confidence in Thailand’s stability.
Central Plaza Hotel Plc (Centel) says it will enter the European market as part of its 4.5-billion-baht expansion plan from 2012-15.
The Thai tourism industry can thank the Hollywood film Hangover 2 for creating a new tourism route for fanatics wishing to follow the movie’s shooting locations in Thailand.