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News Thailand » Tourism: Thailand remains firm favourite for Chinese New Year holiday travellers

News channel or source: https://gbtimes.com/thailand-remains-firm-favourite-for-chinese-new-year-holiday-travellers
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Also known as Chinese New Year, Spring Festival is China’s biggest public holiday and the most popular time for domestic and international travel. Chinese tourists make up the largest group of inbound foreign visitors to Thailand, ahead of Russia ...

News Thailand » Tourism: Tourism Increase Spurs Expansion For Thai AirAsia

News channel or source: http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/tourism-increase-spurs-expansion-thai-airasia
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Thai AirAsia (TAA) intends to grow its fleet and network this year, as the carrier looks to capitalize on Thailand’s surging international tourist numbers. The carrier is the second-largest in the AirAsia group, behind only the parent Malaysia-based unit.

News Thailand » Tourism: Italian tourist claims he was drugged, robbed by two women

News channel or source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/around_thailand/30339600
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

An Italian tourist claimed that he was drugged unconscious and robbed by two women inside his hotel room of cash and valuables worth more than Bt200,000. The tourist, Cosimo Tato, 64, filed a complaint at Pattaya Police Station at 12.30am on Saturday.

News Thailand » Tourism: Tourist, 32, killed after falling 100ft down Thai waterfall

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/watch/tourist-32-killed-after-falling-100ft-down-thai-waterfall/vp-BBJubrL
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Devastated friend Miss Romana Uassara, 30, said the group had arrived in Thailand on February 5 and they had rented five motorcycles to travel around the island. She said: ''We were just admiring the beauty of the waterfall and he walked over to the edge ...

News Thailand » Tourism: Tourist ignores signs, falls to his death at waterfall

News channel or source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1417087/tourist-ignores-signs-falls-to-his-death-at-waterfall
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He was travelling in a group of eight Czech tourists who arrived in Thailand on Feb 5 and went straight to Koh ... He was taken to Koh Samui Hospital morgue. Surat Thani tourism chief Samitasak Suttara said the cliff was part of a catchment area at the ...

News Thailand » Tourism: SHA to visit Cambodia and Thailand

News channel or source: http://7thspace.com/headlines/540118/sha_to_visit_cambodia_and_thailand.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

He will meet with the Minister of Culture of Thailand, and sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Cultural Co-operation. During his stay in Bangkok, Mr Lau will also meet with senior officials from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand. He will ...

News Thailand » Tourism: Chinese tourists are taking over, one selfie at a time - and showing the way to independent travel

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/Business/2018/02/21/Chinese-tourists-are-taking-over-one-selfie-at-a-time-and-showing-the-way-to-independent-travel.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Thailand, which heavily promotes tourism under the banner “Amazing Thailand,” has teamed up with Japan to build a high-speed railway that would open up places along the route to the north of the country. Neighbor Malaysia is countering with its own ...

News Thailand » Tourism: Thai mall operator profits up 47 percent on tourism boom

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/central-pattana-results/thai-mall-operator-profits-up-47-percent-on-tourism-boom-idUSL4N1QB3KT?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

CPN, which operates 32 shopping malls in Thailand, has been one of the main beneficiaries of the country’s tourism boom, led by Chinese arrivals. More direct flights from China, a visa fee discount and waiver incentives led to strong inbound tourism ...

News Thailand » Tourism: Famous Thailand Beach Closing Due to Overtourism

News channel or source: http://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/the-beach-maya-bay-thailand-closing
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

However, the three-month closure, during the beach’s off season, will help. Thailand’s economy is fairly reliant on tourism, which accounts for 18 percent of its GDP. While Leo fans won’t exactly be turned away from Thailand forever, they will at ...

News Thailand » Tourism: Thailand Players Rave, Kerr in Wine Magazine and Social Star

News channel or source: http://www.lpga.com/news/2018-wednesday-notes-honda-lpga-thailand
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“It always feel great to play in Thailand, because I travel like in China and they also support me, but for Thai people, I always feel warm,” added Langkulgasettrin, a sponsor invite who plays on the China and Thai LPGA Tours. “They always welcome m