Archive For The “Travel & Tourism” Category

KKday Tourism Website Arrives In Thailand

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KKday Tourism Website Arrives In Thailand

Taiwan-based tourism website KKday has arrived in Thailand and it allows customers to design their own trips and activities. To ensure a flexible service, the website provides more than 6,000 itineraries that can be divided into 25 different categories and take travellers to explore 174 cities in 54 countries. Thailand is the newest kid in…

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PayPal And Thai Airways International Make Booking For Foreigners Easier

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PayPal And Thai Airways International Make Booking For Foreigners Easier

Foreigners wishing to visit Thailand can now purchase tickets online at www.thaiairways.com with the added convenience and security of PayPal. As part of the deal, travellers booking their Thai Airways tickets via PayPal will be credited with 1,500 miles directly into their Royal Orchid Plus account. To be eligible, participants must be among the first…

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Actual Complaints From British Holidaymakers To Thomas Cook

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Actual Complaints From British Holidaymakers To Thomas Cook

THESE ARE ACTUAL COMPLAINTS RECEIVED BY “THOMAS COOK VACATIONS” FROM DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS: 1. “On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry. I don’t like spicy food.” 2. “They should not allow topless sunbathing on the beach. It was very distracting for my husband who just…

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Foreign Visitors To Pay 400 bht To Enter National Parks

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Foreign Visitors To Pay 400 bht To Enter National Parks

The Tourism Ministry has confirmed that foreign visitors will pay 400 bht to enter national parks. Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, recently held a meeting with executives from various state offices and representatives of the private sector in Krabi Province to discuss a resolution from the advisory committee on national parks and tourist safety. Mrs. Kobkarn…

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Immigration Queues A Concern At Bangkok Airport

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Immigration Queues A Concern At Bangkok Airport

The director of Suvarnabhumi Airport has addressed concerns that passengers are missing flights due to not enough immigration staff being on duty. This has been denied by the immigration chief who blamed some Cambodian tourists for missing their flight to Phnom Phen on Sunday. However video, still pictures and comments by travelers seemed to tell a…

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Bangkok Airways Plan Global Long-Haul Flights

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Bangkok Airways Plan Global Long-Haul Flights

“Bangkok Airways is interested in other continents such as Europe, the Americas and Africa, especially countries in South America that are projected to have high spending power,” the vice president for sales, said yesterday. “This trend has encouraged us to appoint a sales representative in Brazil. We are also looking to appoint more representatives in…

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CNN Travel Experts Name Isaan As One Of World’s Top Destinations

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CNN Travel Experts Name Isaan As One Of World’s Top Destinations

Thailand’s northeastern region of Isaan has been named as one of the best 17 places to visit world- wide. Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said: “Isaan has a long history with some of Southeast Asia’s oldest settlements found here. In modern times, the region is famous for its fiery salads,…

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Tourism Generates 17% Of The Nation’s Income

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Tourism Generates 17% Of The Nation’s Income

  The Ministry of Tourism and Sports have reported that the travel sector generated 17% of Thailand’s revenue last year with 130,000 people visiting the nation daily. The Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports revealed that in 2016, the nation earned 2.51 trillion baht from visitors, up to 17.7 percent of the entire GDP. Hotels,…

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More Couples Choosing Thailand As Their Wedding Destination

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More Couples Choosing Thailand As Their Wedding Destination

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has selected nine couples from nine different overseas markets to celebrate their wedding ceremonies at romantic Thai destinations this month under a campaign called “Thailand Wedding Destiny”, which is being held until Sunday. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT deputy governor for international markets (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas), said that…

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Ideas For Taking Your Loved One On A Romantic Break For Valentine’s Day

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Ideas For Taking Your Loved One On A Romantic Break For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner making it the perfect time to whisk your loved one away on a romantic break for two. The most significant holiday a couple is likely to take during the year, the surroundings are all important. Whether you can afford a fancy resort or a “love shack”, here are…

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