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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.

SKÅL Meetings Live and In Person
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SKÅL Meetings Live and In Person

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- August 11, 2020

On my road trip visit to Krabi and Phuket, I was fortunate to attend SKÅL meetings in both towns. As ... Read More

Thai Vietjet launches its 10th domestic service in Thailand
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Thai Vietjet launches its 10th domestic service in Thailand

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 7, 2020

Thai Vietjet has inaugurated its maiden flight VZ330 from the capital city of Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) to Nakhon Si Thammarat, ... Read More

PATA takes on plastic pollution
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PATA takes on plastic pollution

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 4, 2020

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has today become a signatory of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, led by the United Nations Environment Programme and World Tourism Organization, ... Read More

Rediscover Asia with Centara’s “Stronger Together” Offer
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Rediscover Asia with Centara’s “Stronger Together” Offer

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 24, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is inviting travelers to rediscover Asia with confidence by offering an enticing ... Read More

Centara “Stay Happy and Healthy” Promotion for Healthy Body, Mind, and Sleep
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Centara “Stay Happy and Healthy” Promotion for Healthy Body, Mind, and Sleep

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, invites travelers to return to a state of balance with a “Stay ... Read More

Skål Bangkok sees record turnout for re-starting tourism
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Skål Bangkok sees record turnout for re-starting tourism

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

To a sold out gathering of travel and tourism professionals SKÅL INTERNATIONAL BANGKOK reconvened after a four month hiatus, with ... Read More

World Routes and Routes Asia postponed until 2021
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World Routes and Routes Asia postponed until 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020

After careful consideration, and in close consultation with their hosts, Airports of Thailand and SEA Milan Airports respectively, it is ... Read More

Thai tourist companies create health & safety standards ahead of tourism restart
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Thai tourist companies create health & safety standards ahead of tourism restart

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

As the world has seen the almost complete halt of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DMC community in ... Read More

Thailand announces new entry rules after new COVID-19 cases
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Thailand announces new entry rules after new COVID-19 cases

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

Thai authorities today announced tightening of rules and regulations for foreigners' entry into the country. Thailand has been without confirmed ... Read More

Centara offers sneak preview of Centra by Centara Cha Am Beach Resort Hua Hin
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Centara offers sneak preview of Centra by Centara Cha Am Beach Resort Hua Hin

editor editor- July 13, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, releases first details of its debut hotel in Cha-Am – Centra by ... Read More

Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style
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Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

Thailand is hurting and the tourism industry of Amazing Thailand is bleeding. The people in the Siam Kingdom are once ... Read More

PATA CEO Mario Hardy urges Hawaii Governor Ige to keep Tourism closed, but….
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PATA CEO Mario Hardy urges Hawaii Governor Ige to keep Tourism closed, but….

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

Keep the Hawaii Visitors Industry closed after August 1 is a reasonable approach, said to Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO of ... Read More

Thailand MICE: Tourism Students Shine at Contest
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Thailand MICE: Tourism Students Shine at Contest

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- July 11, 2020

Students from Assumption University's MSME Business School returned victorious from the 2020 Thailand MICE Youth Challenge competition held July 9, ... Read More

Escape to Your Own Private Villa with Centara Hotels & Resorts
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Escape to Your Own Private Villa with Centara Hotels & Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 9, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has launched an exclusive offer for guests who want to unwind in ... Read More

PATA joins with the Asian Development Bank to expand Crisis Resource Center
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PATA joins with the Asian Development Bank to expand Crisis Resource Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2020

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is collaborating with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to expand its Crisis Resource Center ... Read More

Centara moves ahead with more hotel re-openings in July as travel business rebounds
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Centara moves ahead with more hotel re-openings in July as travel business rebounds

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announces the reopening of eight hotels on 1 and 3 July 2020 ... Read More

Centara donates 10,000 room nights to medical heroes
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Centara donates 10,000 room nights to medical heroes

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, continues its support of the country’s medical workers with the launch of its ... Read More

Thailand Travel Restrictions: What can we expect next?
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Thailand Travel Restrictions: What can we expect next?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- June 28, 2020

Right at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, I was absolutely sure people will only travel again if they feel ... Read More

Getting Thailand’s travel and tourism industry back on it’s feet
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Getting Thailand’s travel and tourism industry back on it’s feet

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- June 24, 2020

Industry expert and respected marketeer David Barrett in discussion with Andrew J Wood on recovering from the impact of the ... Read More

Thailand and Hawaii set global trends for reopening tourism?
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Thailand and Hawaii set global trends for reopening tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2020

There is no room in the current global COVID-19 crisis to not face reality. Mr. Thanet Supornsahasrungsi acting President of ... Read More

Thailand International Flights: On Hold Until September?
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Thailand International Flights: On Hold Until September?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- June 20, 2020

A senior director of civilian aviation recently said that Thailand international flights are not likely to resume in Thailand until ... Read More

Centara Freshens Up Its Hotels and Resorts Before Welcoming Back Guests
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Centara Freshens Up Its Hotels and Resorts Before Welcoming Back Guests

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 15, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has used the recent pause in travel to revamp and revitalise its ... Read More

Vietjet launches five new Thailand domestic routes
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Vietjet launches five new Thailand domestic routes

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 15, 2020

Vietjet has officially announced five new Thailand domestic routes with operations to commence starting from today. These five new routes ... Read More

BEND OUR TREND Campaign for Climate Friendly Travel in the Mekong
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BEND OUR TREND Campaign for Climate Friendly Travel in the Mekong

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 11, 2020

SUNx Malta, in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) today extended its “BEND OUR TREND” Climate Resilience campaign ... Read More

Dusit adds beach hotel and shopping Center in Guam
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Dusit adds beach hotel and shopping Center in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2020

Dusit International has expanded its management agreement with Tanota Partners, a Guam real estate investment and property development company, to ... Read More

Centara offers travel with confidence “Stronger Together”
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Centara offers travel with confidence “Stronger Together”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 1, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, launches a complete travel with confidence offer “Stronger Together” that features a ... Read More

Centara Unveils “Centara Complete Care” Program
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Centara Unveils “Centara Complete Care” Program

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 27, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is ramping up its efforts to open its hotels, one step at ... Read More

Thailand opens for Domestic Tourism
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Thailand opens for Domestic Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2020

Thailand’s domestic tourism reopening is shaping up to see Bangkok as the hub for an early return of daytrips, staycations ... Read More

Centara Hotels & Resorts Launches Exclusive Deal
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Centara Hotels & Resorts Launches Exclusive Deal

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 21, 2020

Buy Now, Travel Later with Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator has launched a special deal to gives ... Read More

Thai government sells shares in Thai Airways
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Thai government sells shares in Thai Airways

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2020

Thai International (THAI) on 19 May confirmed it would file under chapter 3/1 of the bankruptcy law for protection while ... Read More

Government sends Thai Airways to Bankruptcy Court
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Government sends Thai Airways to Bankruptcy Court

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 19, 2020

The cabinet on Tuesday resolved that cash-strapped Thai Airways International (THAI) would file for bankruptcy at the Central Bankruptcy Court ... Read More

Willy Wonka-inspired “Spa Candy” Kids Spa Experience by Centara Hotels & Resorts
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Willy Wonka-inspired “Spa Candy” Kids Spa Experience by Centara Hotels & Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 18, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is raising the bar for original family experiences by announcing the launch ... Read More

Thailand to Welcome Visitors with an Amazing smile behind a face-mask in July
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Thailand to Welcome Visitors with an Amazing smile behind a face-mask in July

mm Kim Waddoup- May 17, 2020

‪ The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has just extended the ban on international passenger planes landing in Thailand to ... Read More

Thai Airways Faces “Life or Death” with Less Support
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Thai Airways Faces “Life or Death” with Less Support

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

Not surprising opposition to another huge government handout to debt-ridden Thai Airways International (THAI) is mounting, as far as public ... Read More

As COVID-19 cases dwindle, Thailand re-opens shopping malls, stores
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As COVID-19 cases dwindle, Thailand re-opens shopping malls, stores

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

As the number Thailand's new COVID-19 cases dwindles, Thai government officials announced that the country's shopping malls, department stores and ... Read More

Bangkok Airways resumes more domestic flights
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Bangkok Airways resumes more domestic flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited is set to resume additional 4 domestic services from 1 June 2020 onwards with Bangkok ... Read More

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