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Thailand travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Thailand. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Thailand. Bangkok Travel information. Thailand is a Southeast Asian country. It's known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha. In Bangkok, the capital, an ultramodern cityscape rises next to quiet canalside communities and the iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew). Nearby beach resorts include bustling Pattaya and fashionable Hua Hin.

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy appeal on COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 20, 2020

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy is calling for some messages of kindness for China during the time of COVID-19. PATA ... Read More

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

Villa de Pranako opens in Old Bangkok

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Thailand based Unicorn Hospitality, t has announced that Villa de Pranakorn, its elegant new luxury boutique hotel in Bangkok’s historic ... Read More

Municipality, TAT & Hotel Operators Team Up on Travel to Hua Hin

editor editor- February 12, 2020

The Municipality of Hua Hin, together with public and private sector partners, are gearing up for an initiative designed to ... Read More

How Amazing Thailand handles the coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

The world should be reminded, that the World Health Organization never during the Coronavirus crisis had issued a travel ban ... Read More

Thai soldier goes on shooting rampage, kills 17 in Korat shopping mall

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2020

Thai police and army detachments are currently searching for an army sniper who has killed at least 17 people in ... Read More

No Travel Warning for Thailand: TAT fights back

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2020

Should you travel to Thailand with the threat of coronavirus? Israel's Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Friday afternoon, saying ... Read More

Hotel Enhanced Coronavirus Safety Measures

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is providing a reassuring hand to travellers with added safety measures and greater flexibility for changing ... Read More

Number of Ukrainian tourists in Thailand soars

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

The number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Thailand has increased dramatically. “Over the past year, Thailand was visited by more than ... Read More

Centara Promises “Floral Bliss” With New Natural Spa Ritual at Hotels and Resorts Across Thailand

editor editor- February 4, 2020

Thailand’s lush tropical landscapes are home to a wonderful variety of flowers, which inspire the senses with their colours and ... Read More

Thailand faces a 1.6 billion Dollar tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2020

Thailand is estimating the tourism loss due to coronavirus will be about 1.6 billion US Dollars. Last year 340 Chinese ... Read More

Chutima Fortescue appointed General Manager

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2020

Absolute Hotel Services’ Senior Vice President – Operations Asia, Mr. Frank Clovyn, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. ... Read More

Coronavirus: Taking on the travel and tourism challenges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is rapidly emerging as a new and important to go organization for ... Read More

Dusit International expands in Vietnam

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a long-term agreement with Vietnamese real estate ... Read More

The Greatest Story in Global Tourism History

Imtiaz Muqbil Imtiaz Muqbil- January 29, 2020

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars ... Read More

Gifts of Happiness from Centara Grand Hua Hin for Better Future of Underprivileged Children

editor editor- January 28, 2020

Marking the 8th consecutive year of great success since 2012, Centara Grand Hua Hin’s regarded Annual Scholarship Ceremony recently shared ... Read More

Centara taps hospitality industry veteran for key Revenue and Distribution Management role

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand's leading hotel operator, has expanded its executive management team with the recent appointment of an ... Read More

Where to find love for less than $50 in Bangkok?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

The Garden of Love can be found at a Mövenpick Hotel. Bangkok always has been known as a city of ... Read More

Road trip Bangkok to Phuket: The Great Southern Thailand Adventure

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- January 16, 2020

I needed to attend a meeting in Phuket and had time to visit and explore. We decided to drive and ... Read More

Star Convention Center in Thailand under new management

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- January 13, 2020

The Star Convention Hotel will be rebranded to Novotel Rayong Star Convention Centre in 2020. Located in the city centre ... Read More

Inspired by the legendary Dusit Thani Bangkok: Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri, Bangkok, a deluxe all-suite hotel managed and operated by Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel ... Read More

In Memoriam: The Boxing Day Tsunami of Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 27, 2019

This is a personal refection by long-time Thailand resident Andrew J. Wood who recently visited the area in Thailand that ... Read More

Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok names new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

Edward E. Snoeks has been appointed as the General Manager of Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok and The Residences at Sindhorn ... Read More

Dusit Thani Sandalwoods Resort Shuangyue Bay Huizhou, Guangdong Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2019

Dusit International, represented in China by Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts, has opened Dusit Thani Sandalwoods Resort Shuangyue Bay Huizhou, ... Read More

Centara Transforms Maldives Resort Rooftops into Sustainable Solar Power Source

editor editor- December 17, 2019

Rooftop solar conversion at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives aims to deliver cleaner, more sustainable future   Centara Hotels ... Read More

SKÅL and PATA’s Bangkok Christmas Charity Fundraiser 2019 Hits New Heights

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2019

The spectacular SKÅL and PATA Bangkok Christmas Charity Fundraiser event took place on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, with a record ... Read More

Rebranded as Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2019

Dusit International has rebranded The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, Managed by Dusit as Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort, ... Read More

Dusit Princess Boracay: The 2021 countdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 26, 2019

Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with International Builders Corporation (IBC), a construction company in the Philippines, to ... Read More

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They ... Read More

Travelodge Pattaya appoints new General Manager

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2019

Senior VP Operation of Travelodge (Thailand), Mr. Frank Clovyn, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Yothin Uthaphu as ... Read More

Tourist dies in water accident from boat propeller

editor editor- November 23, 2019

A boat was being brought back to off Kamala Beach when a tourist swimming in the waters was cut by ... Read More

Cricket is the winner on day two in Chiang Mai

editor editor- November 23, 2019

The ACST Siam International Cricket Sevens 2019 tournament is being contested between eight sides, with participants assembling from all points ... Read More

26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon make mark as Southeast Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 23, 2019

The 26th annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) will kick off on Sunday 24 November and comprise a unique race distance ... Read More

Centara Beer Garden at Lotus Garden, 26th fl. Centara Grand at CentralWorld

editor editor- November 22, 2019

Nowhere to drink beer outside this winter in central Bangkok? Then we have some good news… Centara Grand at CentralWorld ... Read More

COSI Samui Chaweng Beach helps bring creative arts to Koh Samui

editor editor- November 20, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest hotel operator, is helping bring the creative arts to life at its COSI Samui ... Read More

Another selfie: Another tourist death

editor editor- November 16, 2019

Police said a French tourist died at the same spot where a Spanish tourist died in a fall in July ... Read More