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Best Western appoints general manager and regional communications manager

Best Western appoints general manager and regional communications manager

editor editor- September 4, 2008 02:03 0

Bangkok – Best Western International has appointed Kevin M. O'Hagan as general manager of Best Western Premier Amaranth Suvarnabhumi Airport, scheduled to open the first ... Read More

Thai tourism receives first blow from unrest

Thai tourism receives first blow from unrest

editor editor- September 3, 2008 09:48 0

Thai tourism has received its first blow from the ongoing unrest when three groups, according to Thai hotelier Andrew J. Wood, have already cancelled reservations ... Read More

Asian nations urge citizens against Thailand travel

Asian nations urge citizens against Thailand travel

editor editor- September 3, 2008 02:33 0

SINGAPORE - Thailand's lucrative tourism industry faced a rash of cancellations after several Asian countries urged their citizens on Tuesday to avoid travelling there during ... Read More

Loei Rajabhat University at forefront on GMS studies

Loei Rajabhat University at forefront on GMS studies

editor editor- September 3, 2008 01:58 0

Already in the third year, Loei Rajabhat University organized an international conference on “Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) University Networks” at its campus in the northernmost ... Read More

Jetstar facing whopping hotel bill

Jetstar facing whopping hotel bill

editor editor- September 2, 2008 10:01 0

Jetstar faces a hotel bill of more than $110,000 after 194 Australians spent four days stranded on the Thai island of Phuket. Read More

Thai PM declares state of emergency in capital

Thai PM declares state of emergency in capital

editor editor- September 2, 2008 08:59 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's prime minister declared a state of emergency in the capital Tuesday, empowering the military to restore order after street fighting between ... Read More

Phuket and Krabi airports in Thailand reopen after protesters blocked runways

Phuket and Krabi airports in Thailand reopen after protesters blocked runways

editor editor- September 2, 2008 08:34 0

Thai airports reopened yesterday after thousands of anti-government protesters blocked the runways at both Krabi and Phuket airports. Read More

Thai jailed for killing tourist

Thai jailed for killing tourist

editor editor- August 28, 2008 05:19 0

A Thai man has been jailed for life for murdering a Swedish tourist on a beach in Phuket, a court official said yesterday. Read More

Centara Hotels and Resorts receives prestigious industry award

Centara Hotels and Resorts receives prestigious industry award

editor editor- August 27, 2008 00:56 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group, is proud to announce that its first managed property in Thailand – the Centara Duangtawan Hotel Chiang ... Read More

Will there a wall around Preah Vihear Temple?

Will there a wall around Preah Vihear Temple?

editor editor- August 26, 2008 04:41 0

According to reports from some agencies in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is planning to build a "Berlin-style" wall to shut-off Thailand and develop tourist facilities around ... Read More

Aussie man jailed in Thailand over tourist’s murder

Aussie man jailed in Thailand over tourist’s murder

editor editor- August 19, 2008 03:40 0

A 60-year-old Australian man has been sentenced to jail in Thailand for the murder of an American tourist earlier this year. Read More

Thai school offers transsexual toilet

Thai school offers transsexual toilet

editor editor- August 6, 2008 05:25 0

With its spacious, tree-lined grounds and slightly threadbare classrooms, there is nothing obviously unusual about the Kampang Secondary School. Read More

Thai-Cambodian conflict enters 2nd week

Thai-Cambodian conflict enters 2nd week

editor editor- July 24, 2008 06:57 0

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Thailand accused Cambodia of eyeing even more of its land and leaflets appeared in the Cambodian capital calling for a ... Read More

TAT governor outlines marketing plan 2009 to Skal Club

TAT governor outlines marketing plan 2009 to Skal Club

editor editor- July 14, 2008 03:03 0

Skal International Bangkok President, Andrew Wood, recently invited Tourism Authority of Thailand Governor, Mrs. Read More

Jungle Snake adventure in the Siam Park jungle

Jungle Snake adventure in the Siam Park jungle

editor editor- July 7, 2008 18:11 0

Siam Park is getting ready to open in 2008, and currently they are working on the final phases of decoration and technical trials. Read More

Anantara Resort Phuket, Thailand, opening October 2008

Anantara Resort Phuket, Thailand, opening October 2008

editor editor- July 4, 2008 09:31 0

Imagine a place where visitors can watch baby turtles hatch on the beach, meet sea gypsies to learn about their culture or laze on a ... Read More

Anantara Koh Samui Resort & Spa voted one of world’s top hotels

Anantara Koh Samui Resort & Spa voted one of world’s top hotels

editor editor- July 1, 2008 05:17 0

Anantara Koh Samui Resort & Spa, Thailand has been recognized in the 2008 Expedia ‘Insider’s Select’ list as one of the world’s top 1% of ... Read More

Veranda Chiang Mai The High Resort opens in northern Thailand

Veranda Chiang Mai The High Resort opens in northern Thailand

editor editor- June 24, 2008 04:29 0

Bangkok – Veranda Chiang Mai–The High Resort, a serene luxury spa retreat dedicated to pure relaxation, has opened in a private valley with spectacular panoramic ... Read More

Anantara Golden Triangle wins Thailand’s Leading Spa Resort

Anantara Golden Triangle wins Thailand’s Leading Spa Resort

editor editor- June 24, 2008 03:14 0

Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa has been named ‘Thailand’s Leading Spa Resort’ at the World Travel Awards recently held in Shanghai. Read More

Centara congratulates new PATA chairman-elect

Centara congratulates new PATA chairman-elect

editor editor- June 13, 2008 10:50 0

Supatra Chirathivat, senior vice president of development for Centara Hotels & Resorts (shown in photo, second from the left) led the company’s management team to ... Read More

Anantara Golden Triangle named in top 10 ‘World’s Most Responsible Hotels’

Anantara Golden Triangle named in top 10 ‘World’s Most Responsible Hotels’

editor editor- June 13, 2008 02:07 0

Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa has been selected as one of the most socially responsible hotels in the world by Forbes Traveler. Only 10 ... Read More

X2 Resort at Koh Samui officialy opens its door

X2 Resort at Koh Samui officialy opens its door

editor editor- June 6, 2008 05:39 0

Koh Samui, Thailand – After successfully opening X2 Kui Buri in 2007, X2 (pronounced “Cross To”) Resorts, Thailand’s first chain of designer resorts, is ready ... Read More

New medical tourism website brings competitors together

New medical tourism website brings competitors together

editor editor- June 6, 2008 05:29 0

Singapore - A new medical tourism website has brought competitors from Singapore and Thailand together on a single platform, a published report said on Thursday. ... Read More

Thai Air tickets go 100% electronic

Thai Air tickets go 100% electronic

editor editor- June 3, 2008 01:14 0

Effective June 1, 2008, Thai Airways International will make electronic ticketing available for all its flights, in accordance with International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations. Read More

Thailand’s Centara invests more than 100 million baht

Thailand’s Centara invests more than 100 million baht

editor editor- May 31, 2008 03:10 0

Centara Hotels and Resorts has invested more than 100 million baht (over US$3.1 million) on upgrading and expanding its signature Spa Cenvaree brand, bringing Spa ... Read More

Major expansion for Phuket Airport

Major expansion for Phuket Airport

editor editor- May 29, 2008 07:33 0

Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) is preparing to invest five billion baht (approximately US$155.6 million) to expand Phuket International Airport where congestion is approaching a ... Read More

Lanjia Lodge: hill tribe discovery

Lanjia Lodge: hill tribe discovery

editor editor- May 27, 2008 07:39 0

Asian Oasis has been recognized as one of the first travel operators in Thailand realizing the significance of responsible tourism. It is innovative in producing ... Read More

Deadlock on Preah Vihear temple status is over

Deadlock on Preah Vihear temple status is over

editor editor- May 26, 2008 09:31 0

Thailand and Cambodia have broken a deadlock in their dispute over Preah Vihear after Phnom Penh agreed to only nominate the famous Hindu-style temple, and ... Read More

Stranded tourists rescued

Stranded tourists rescued

editor editor- May 5, 2008 04:38 0

Bad weather caused by Cyclone Nargis forced navy ships to rescue stranded holidaymakers from islands in the Andaman Sea yesterday, while a mudslide alert is ... Read More

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