Artikel tagged “chinese”

  • Female tourist injured by speedboat propellor at Koh Phi Phi

    Female tourist injured by speedboat propellor at Koh Phi Phi

    A Chinese woman has been severely injured and rushed to hospital after being hit by a speedboat propeller while swimming at Koh Phi Phi in Krabi Province this morning. Police say the woman suffered cuts to her back and thighs before being rushed to the Koh Phi Phi Hospital and then later transferred to Phuket Vachira hospital by boat.

  • Influx of Indian tourists expected over the next decade

    Influx of Indian tourists expected over the next decade

    PHOTO: LookEast Magazine Tourism from India will increase markedly over the next ten years. This prediction from the head of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, Wichit Prakorpkoson. By 2028 he says he expects 10 million Indian visitors each year. About Chinese tourism, the ATTA chief say he expected the numbers to slow from previous trends but there will still be 20 million visitors from China coming to Thailand annually in ten years time.

  • Chinese tourist mixed up in a ‘misunderstanding’ in Pattaya

    Chinese tourist mixed up in a ‘misunderstanding’ in Pattaya

    SOURCE: Siamchon A melee broke out earlier today at the Taboo Club in Pattaya’s Walking Street. It got heated after a bouncer insisted that a Chinese tourist apologise to a bar girl he had ‘rejected’. Chinese tourists had headed to the bar and were then approached by bar girls.

  • Netizens disagree with official numbers: The miracle 20% rise in tourist numbers

    Netizens disagree with official numbers: The miracle 20% rise in tourist numbers

    A story from The Thaiger yesterday stirred up a lot of suspicion that the Ministry of Sports and Tourism are being ‘flexible’ with the truth. The story quoted the Sports and Tourism Minister saying that, since they introduced the visa-on-arrival fee waiver (for 21 countries), the numbers of arrivals has surged 20%. He said in his quotes that the ‘bounce’ came mostly from Chinese and Indian tourists.

  • Arrivals up 20% – visa fee waiver

    Arrivals up 20% – visa fee waiver

    The Tourism and Sports Ministry is sprouting anecdotal evidence that tourist arrivals are up a massive 20% for the second half of November. This follows the hastily prepared visa-on-arrival fee waivers for 21 countries, introduced on November 15 and intended to run through to January 13 next year. New visitors from India are part of the bounce back in tourist arrivals with a 4.2% increase from the same time last year

  • Some Chinese tourists are ‘illegal workers’ – Filipino Senator claims

    Some Chinese tourists are ‘illegal workers’ – Filipino Senator claims

    by Philippine Daily Inquirer – Asia News Network Tens of thousands of Chinese from mainland China are entering The Philippines as tourists and obtaining short-term special permits to work in online gambling operations. At a hearing of the Senate labor committee, Sen.

  • How Thailand became a casualty in the US-China trade war

    How Thailand became a casualty in the US-China trade war

    from South China Morning Post and AFP About one third of all the rubber in the world comes from Thai forests, many in the southern regions. But a sudden drop in Chinese demand has compounded a longer term global oversupply crisis to push prices off a cliff.

  • Chiang Mai tourism operators paint gloomy outlook

    Chiang Mai tourism operators paint gloomy outlook

    Tourism in Chiang Mai has been decimated by the downturn in Chinese arrivals. Tour operators and officials are hoping that more Western tourists would fill their place, especially during the next few months.

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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

  • Phuket China Travel Conference on Thursday

    Phuket China Travel Conference on Thursday

    A strategic hospitality event titled The 360° China Travel Market Conference is taking place this Thursday, November 22   in Phuket. The Duangjitt Resort in Patong is the venue, and a wide variety of leading China specialists will be on stage.