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Thailand A Harder Sell For Repeat Travellers, But Local Experiences Offer Bright Spots

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Thailand A Harder Sell For Repeat Travellers, But Local Experiences Offer Bright Spots

Thailand a harder sell for repeat travellers, but local experiences offer bright spots Long a top Asian destination for Europe’s travellers, Thailand today is not the easy sell it once was for tour operators and travel agents, who are finding that they have to dig deep to have a shot at attracting repeat clients with…

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The Indians Are Coming! And They’re Not “Cheap Charlies”, Say The TAT

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The Indians Are Coming! And They’re Not “Cheap Charlies”, Say The TAT

  The Indians are coming! And they’re not “Cheap Charlies”, say the TAT The Tourism Authority of Thailand has sent out an upbeat message about visitors from India. Indian visitors to Thailand will soon be number two to the Chinese with ten million annually. And they have claimed that Indian tourists are big spenders. TAT…

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Electronic Visa On Arrival Facility For 20 Countries

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Electronic Visa On Arrival Facility For 20 Countries

Electronic visa on arrival facility for 20 countries. THAILAND launched an electronic visa on arrival (E-VOA) facility for passengers from 20 economies to increase convenience, safety and speed of processing. Pol Lt General Surachaet Hakparn, chief of the Immigration Bureau said the department has teamed up with |VFS Global, Airports Authority |of Thailand, Thai Airways…

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Thailand Named In Top 10 Places In The World To Retire

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Thailand Named In Top 10 Places In The World To Retire

  Thailand named in top 10 places in the world to retire Thailand has again been named in the top 10 retirement destinations in the world and No 2 in Asia. The list is part of an annual report published this month by International Living magazine and names Panama as top retiree destination. Malaysia comes…

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Flight Delays Warning For Don Mueang Airport This Week

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Flight Delays Warning For Don Mueang Airport This Week

  Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai) has warned of 30-45 minute-delays to flights in and out of Don Mueang airport during runway maintenance from Tuesday to Friday. Aerothai president Somnuk Rongthong said on Monday that Airports of Thailand Plc would close a 200-metre-long section at the northern end of the airport’s western runway from Jan 29…

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Important News From Vientiane Royal Thai Embassy

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Important News From Vientiane Royal Thai Embassy

Starting Feb 1st, you wont be able to do a walk in anymore. You need to book an appointment online first via their website http://vientiane.thaiembassy.org        

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TAT Shows Foreign Visitors By Numbers Arriving

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TAT Shows Foreign Visitors By Numbers Arriving

  TAT shows foreign visitors by numbers arriving. The Tourism Authority of Thailand published a breakdown of 2018 visitors by nationality on the Facebook page of its Intelligence Centre on Saturday night, with Chinese leading the tally, to no one’s surprise. Of the 38 million foreign visitors to Thailand last year, 10.6 million came from…

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Russians Race To Thailand

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Russians Race To Thailand

  Russians race to Thailand Thailand will be the most popular foreign destination for Russian travellers this New Year festive season, the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) has revealed. Russian’s own Sochi is the most popular domestic destination. Thailand’s beaches and Sochi’s ski resorts competed fiercely for Russian travellers this New Year festive season,…

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Airport Rip-Offs: Thieves Stealing From Bags And 60 Baht For An Egg Targeted

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Airport Rip-Offs: Thieves Stealing From Bags And 60 Baht For An Egg Targeted

Airport rip-offs: Thieves stealing from bags and 60 baht for an egg targeted Channel 3 TV news reported that the Thai ombudsman and airport authorities were touring Thai airports yesterday promising to safeguard tourists falling victim to theft and experiencing rip-off prices for food. General Withawat Ratchatanan was investigating with AoT officials and was pictured…

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Move To Make Health Insurance Mandatory For Long-Stay Visas

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Move To Make Health Insurance Mandatory For Long-Stay Visas

Move to make health insurance mandatory for long-stay visas Foreigners with one-year Non-Immigrant Visa “O-A” (Long Stay) will have to compulsorily arrange health insurance, according to new proposals of a key committee. The criterion under the Immigration Act 1979 was approved by the Medical Hub Committee, Dr Kittisak Klapdee, an adviser to the Minister of…

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