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Pattaya beaches go chairless for big fleet show

Sat, 2017-11-18 16:02
Pattaya beaches will not be the same until Tuesday, with umbrellas and chairs folded up as part of a cleanup campaign to mark the arrival of international naval fleets.

Van driver charged with Japanese deaths

Fri, 2017-11-17 03:06
The driver of a minivan that rammed into a truck last week in Ayutthaya, resulting in the deaths of five passengers including four Japanese tourists, has been charged, police said Thursday.

Andaman extravaganza

Thu, 2017-11-16 04:00
From tomorrow to Sunday, the "Blue Andaman Happiness" fair will take place at Khao Lak Centre in Takua Pa district, Phangnga province, to mark the beginning of the high season and the reopening of Surin and Similan national parks, which were closed during the low season to allow natural rejuvenation.

Hilltribe organics

Thu, 2017-11-16 04:00
In a quiet corner of Chiang Rai's Chiang Saen district, ethnic groups from different backgrounds, beliefs and traditions live together in the same village. They share the land, while maintaining their identities and lifestyles.

'Amazing Thailand' campaign launched

Thu, 2017-11-16 04:00
The Tourism and Sports Ministry has launched the "Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018" campaign at the World Travel Market in London.

DUBAI, UAE: Desert oasis of holiday fun and adventure

Wed, 2017-11-15 16:27
The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) ultra-modern capital, Dubai's most well-known landmark and international icon of the modern age - the Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower) soars 830 metres into the sky, making ithe world's tallest building freestanding structure. Visitors can check out the world's highest observation deck, which at 452 metres offers dizzying views of the city and surrounding desert...

Two airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria

Wed, 2017-11-15 10:32
LOS ANGELES: Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria bacteria were found in the caterer's local kitchen.

Pattaya dressing up for international fleet event

Tue, 2017-11-14 18:57
PATTAYA: An international fleet show has boosted the occupancy rate for hotels in the resort city.

Big bikes steer tourism off the beaten track

Mon, 2017-11-13 10:06
Big bikes are booming in Thailand – and for the more adventurous, offering an exciting new way to discover its hidden charms.

Kanit: Boeing deal for EEC imminent

Mon, 2017-11-13 07:00
Talks with Boeing Co about its plan to invest in an aviation training centre for the Asean region in the Eastern Economic Corridor are expected to conclude this month, according to EEC Office secretary general Kanit Sangsubhan.

Indonesia museum removes Hitler display after protests

Sun, 2017-11-12 14:43
JAKARTA: An Indonesian visual effects museum that encouraged visitors to take selfies with a waxwork of Hitler against a giant image of the Auschwitz extermination camp has removed the exhibit after protests.

TripAdvisor flags hotels where sexual assault occurred

Fri, 2017-11-10 12:16
Responding to what one travel expert categorised as “a wake-up call,” TripAdvisor has begun placing symbols next to hotels and resorts that have been identified as locations of sexual assault and other major concerns.

Park officials welcome tourist season with a heavy heart

Thu, 2017-11-09 19:56
The cold season is drawing tourists to national parks and officials have begun fretting about garbage left behind by visitors.

New Nan-Luang Prabang bus service launched

Thu, 2017-11-09 11:55
NAN: A new daily bus service has begun between Nan and Luang Prabang in Laos, via Xayaburi. The 373-kilometre-long trip takes about 10 hours and tickets cost 660 baht.

Bangkok stays second on most-visited city list

Thu, 2017-11-09 04:00
Bangkok is the second most visited city in the world by international travellers, according to a report by market researcher Euromonitor International released on Tuesday at World Travel Market (WTM) London, the world's leading travel and tourism event.

Sunflowers in Mae Hong Son

Thu, 2017-11-09 04:00
Until Dec 10, the "2017 Blossoming Bua Tong Flowers On Doi Mae U-Khor" festival takes place in and around fields of dok bua tong, or Mexican sunflowers, on Doi Mae U-Khor in Khun Yuam district, Mae Hong Son province.

Old market, new goods

Thu, 2017-11-09 04:00
A new attraction has been launched in Lop Buri's Muang district

A peaceful gateway

Thu, 2017-11-09 04:00
Mention Fukuoka and travellers to Japan are not sure if they should pay the city a visit. Compared to metropolitan Tokyo, enchanting Kyoto and lavender-infused Hokkaido, Fukuoka is lesser known.

Don Mueang users warned of traffic congestion

Tue, 2017-11-07 20:33
Travellers using Don Mueang have been advised to spare additional time to go to the airport due to the construction of the bridge linking the compound.

Mix and match your perfect trip

Tue, 2017-11-07 16:00
Need to get away? Never planned a quick multi-destination trip before? Now is the time to think about where you’d most love to go, a chance to recharge your batteries and clear your mind. Often, a change of scenery is the perfect answer to returning joy to our lives - as the saying goes, "One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things".