BANGKOK, 23 April 2014: ‘Brand Thailand’ is on the ropes, reeling from a near-knockout blow dealt by the Bangkok Shutdown, with hotel occupancies down more than a third for Q1, 2014, a key tourism forum heard Tuesday. Over 400 leading executives in the travel and tourism industry packed the InterContinental Bangkok Grand Ballroom for the [...] Read more...
Since yard and car-boot sales are still not very common in this country, it had never occurred to Bangkok businessman Veerapong that he could sell all the junk cluttering up his house, items which he hadn’t used for years and probably never would again. Until the day his daughter pointed to a set of golf clubs that had been leaning against the wall in one room, untouched, for ages and suggested... Read more...
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SYDNEY, 22 April 2014: An Amazing Thailand Roadshow is the core component of  a Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Sydney Office strategy to boost tourism during the second half of the year. Scheduled for May, the roadshow will give representatives from Thailand’s travel industry an opportunity to network with local travel trade partners in Sydney, Melbourne [...] Read more...
Chiang Mai University has imposed regulations on tourists, following complaints by its staff and students about Chinese visitors causing disturbances around its campus. The institution has become a popular sightseeing spot for Chinese tourists after the success of the 2012 Hangover-esque comedy ‘Lost in Thailand’.  Many of them, wanting to experience the journey taken by a... Read more...
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