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Restrictions on movement at Thailand’s biggest Buddhist temple lifted

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Thailand’s junta lifted restrictions on movement at the country’s biggest Buddhist temple on Tuesday, a month after police ended a siege of the complex whose ... Read More

Thailand to host Optimist World Championship 2017

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 3, 2017 0

Thailand has been selected to host the Optimist World Championship 2017 to be organized between July 11-21, 2017 at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club (RVYC) ... Read More

Kazakhstan becomes Budapest Airport’s 45th country market

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

Just days into S17, Budapest Airport has announced further expansion of its destination map, filling the white spot that was Kazakhstan. Confirming a twice-weekly service ... Read More

Dusit International to manage new business hotel in North Bangkok

eturbonews- April 2, 2017 0

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has signed a management consultancy agreement with Sanguantas Development Company Limited to operate dusitD2 ... Read More

Pimalai: First Green Globe resort on Koh Lanta, Thailand

Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2017 0

Fall asleep to the whispers of the waves and wake up each morning to nature’s calming breeze. Away from the traffic and vendors, the sun, ... Read More

Thailand becomes first Asian country to join Upcycling the Oceans clean-up effort

eturbonews- March 29, 2017 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is joining hands with PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) and the Ecoalf Foundation in launching the “Upcycling the Oceans, Thailand” ... Read More

Growth continues as Thailand hits visitor and revenue targets for first quarter 2017

eturbonews- March 28, 2017 0

Thailand is expected to finish the first quarter of 2017 right on target with tourism revenue of 734 billion Baht (US$20.9 billion), up 9 per ... Read More

Thai Lion Air launches more routes next week

Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Thai Lion Air announced today it has added 2 routes for the summer season: Bangkok Don Mueang-Nanjing and Bangkok Don Mueang-Phitsanulok. The Bangkok Don Mueang-Nanjing ... Read More

Thai Lion Air adds new international routes

Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2017 0

Thai Lion Air is launching seasonal summer flights on some of its international routes. Starting March 24, it will offer 8 weekly flights for its ... Read More

Thailand’s Attorney General Implicates Senior Official in Last Week’s Rhino Horn Haul

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- March 16, 2017 0

In a major move against the corruption that facilitates wildlife trafficking, Thailand's Attorney General Pongniwat Yutthapanborikarn announced that a senior official is being moved today ... Read More

Dark side of Thailand Tourism: Swiss, French and German pedophile abuse of Thai boys

eturbonews- March 10, 2017 0

The dark side of Tourism was well organized by Swiss, German and French precision. A Swiss man has been accused of abusing more than 80 ... Read More

Thailand hotel promises staff a rarity

Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2017 0

True to its mission, Dusit Thani works to empower its people to exceed expectations. The company believes that to be the best, it must first ... Read More

Visa-free travel to global beaches: Mighty incentive for tourists

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa- March 1, 2017 0

The Kingdom of Thailand has sprung a surprise on their main competitors ahead of the upcoming ITB 2017 tourism fair in Berlin, when authorities announced ... Read More

Dusit Thani Hotel Bangkok about to be elevated to a landmark development

eturbonews- February 28, 2017 0

A prime location in Bangkok for visitors and locals on famous Silom road. The Dusit Thani Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and ... Read More

PATA launches travel agent initiative with Equator Learning

eturbonews- February 28, 2017 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in conjunction with Equator Learning, is launching a travel agent initiative to support organisations with travel trade marketing efforts. ... Read More

Thailand extends visa fee waiver scheme for tourists from 21 countries

eturbonews- February 27, 2017 0

The Royal Thai Government recently approved the extension of the visa fee waiver and reduction for visas on arrival for tourists from 21 countries. The ... Read More

Bangkok Airways recertified to international standards by CAA Thailand, supported by the UK CAA

eturbonews- February 27, 2017 0

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) today announced that Bangkok Airways has been successfully recertified to the international safety standards of ICAO. Bangkok Airways is the ... Read More

TAT, Singapore Airlines sign MOU to boost travel to Thailand

eturbonews- February 27, 2017 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Tourism Cooperation to jointly promote travel to ... Read More

Thailand and India celebrate 70 years of bilateral relations

Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 25, 2017 0

The best of Thai culture, crafts, and products will be the focus in New Delhi, India, from March 3 to 5, when the Tourism Authority ... Read More

Thailand’s infamous Tiger Temple plans to reopen under another name

Global Editor- February 23, 2017 0

An investigation by international animal welfare charity World Animal Protection has exposed that Thailand's controversial Tiger Temple Co. Ltd. is planning to re-open under the ... Read More

Nine restaurants in Bangkok named among 50 best in Asia

eturbonews- February 22, 2017 0

Thailand has secured a record nine entries in the influential Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017. Gaggan restaurant, famed for its progressive Indian cuisine, took the ... Read More

Centara Grand at CentralWorld Hotel in Bangkok: eTN evaluation

Juergen Steinmetz- February 21, 2017 0

Last month I had a chance to stay at the Centara Grand at CentralWorld Hotel in Bangkok. Attending a conference at the Bangkok Convention Centre, no ... Read More

Thailand Cycling Championship 2017 comes to Chatrium Golf Resort Soi Dao Chanthaburi

Global Editor- February 20, 2017 0

It’s time to take to two wheels and visit Chatrium Golf Resort Soi Dao Chanthaburi for an event that’s packed with fitness and fun in ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Myanmar Tourism sign Memorandum of Understanding

Global Editor- February 8, 2017 0

The Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Dr. Somkid Jatusripitak presided over a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between Myanmar Tourism Marketing and the ... Read More

Dusit International: Total Quality Management

eturbonews- January 30, 2017 0

Dusit International has rolled out Total Quality Management (TQM) systems across its entire portfolio of properties, making it one of the first Thai-owned hospitality companies ... Read More

AccorHotels appoints Louise Daley as Deputy Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific

eturbonews- January 26, 2017 0

var bannersnack_embed = {"hash":"bxpadij9r","width":150,"height":50,"t":1485422298,"userId":11891656,"type":"html5"}; Louise Daley has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific. She has been with AccorHotels for 26 years, having commenced ... Read More

Dusit International announces Total Quality Management for its properties in Thailand and overseas

Global Editor- January 26, 2017 0

Dusit International has rolled out Total Quality Management (TQM) systems across its entire portfolio of properties, making it one of the first Thai-owned hospitality companies ... Read More

CALC to lease one Airbus A320 aircraft to Thai AirAsia

Global Editor- January 25, 2017 0

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, the largest independent aircraft operating lessor in China, is pleased to announce that the Group has signed a long ... Read More

David Cameron to address World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit 2017

eturbonews- January 24, 2017 0

The Rt Hon David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016, will address the WTTC Global Summit in 2017. The Global ... Read More

Phuket launches new destination brand

Global Editor- January 23, 2017 0

Phuket Hotels Association recently unveiled a bold new take on “Brand Phuket” to an audience of more than 550 travel and tourism leaders at the ... Read More