Artikel tagged “beaches”

  • Phuket lifeguard service warning of strong currents along Phuket beaches

    Phuket lifeguard service warning of strong currents along Phuket beaches

    PHOTOS: Phuket Lifeguard Service / Newshawk Phuket Phuket lifeguards are warning all swimmer at Phuket’s beaches of strong waves and rip currents. The head of Patong Lifeguard Service Somprasong Sangchart has warned of strong currents, even at Patong beach. Red flags have been set up along the beach

  • Investigation into mine explosion on a Phang Nga Bay bird’s-nest concession island

    Investigation into mine explosion on a Phang Nga Bay bird’s-nest concession island

    b y Sittichai Sikhawat  Police have launched an investigation into an explosion at a bird’s-nest concession area in Phang Nga bay, where one man was killed and another injured on Monday night. The island is Koh Lao Dua, six kilometres north of Koh Yao Noi. Story HERE (one man has died since The Thaiger story)

  • Five foreigners spend their holidays cleaning up rubbish along Krabi Beach

    Five foreigners spend their holidays cleaning up rubbish along Krabi Beach

    Five foreign tourists have spent their holidays today collecting rubbish along Laem Pong Beach in Krabi. They say they say they are very sad to see rubbish strewn all over the beaches and felt compelled to clean it up. 38 year old Latvian man Uldis Baumais, one of the tourists, says, “We have stayed at a hotel near the beach for 10 days

  • Why is Thailand so popular for medical tourists?

    Why is Thailand so popular for medical tourists?

    Considered to be one of the most popular destinations for contemporary medical tourism, Thailand continues to see a surge in patients seeking top quality, affordable care. From Bangkok to Chiang Mai and the beaches of Phuket, thousands visit annually, combining luxury travel with first-rate quality care, for the ultimate medical tourism holiday

  • Thailand Tourism Festival 2019 showcasing Thailand to Thais

    Thailand Tourism Festival 2019 showcasing Thailand to Thais

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand will host the 39th edition of Thailand Tourism Festival at Bangkok’s Lumpini Park from January 23-27. This year the festival features five ‘tourism villages’ representing different regions of Thailand plus two additional zones of activity.

  • Thai preparedness limits Pabuk damage

    Thai preparedness limits Pabuk damage

    Just a week ago the tropical storm Pabuk was poised to make landfall on the southern Thailand Gulf coast after days of predictions, warnings and anticipation. Now the entire event can be assessed in hindsight and lessons learned for next time. Reliefweb.int has issued a compiled report on Pabuk.

  • UPDATE: Indonesian Sunda Strait tsunami

    UPDATE: Indonesian Sunda Strait tsunami

    “168 dead and ‘many missing’ after Anak Krakatoa erupts” Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the spokesperson for the Indonesian disaster agency has confirmed the Saturday evening tsunami has left at least 168 dead, 745 injured with 30 missing. But he says he expects the death toll to rise since not all the areas which were hit have been reached yet. The worst affected area was the Pandeglang region of Banten province in Java, which encompasses the Ujung Kulon National Park and popular beaches southwest of the capital, Jakarta

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    Top 10 things NOT to do in Phuket

    Brought to you by Hotels Combined … NB. There is a general tone of supporting western attitudes towards animal welfare throughout this article

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    The new-Boracay opens with a whole new set of rules

    It’s open again. Boracay Island, forced to close after being described by Philippine President Duterte as a’cesspool’, has undergone a major makeover of infrastructure and opens with new rules to help control tourist growth in the future. Tourists flooded back onto the island today as the island re-opened

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    Top 10 things to know about Phuket for beginners

    1. Welcome to Phuket Phuket is an island and a province.