Artikel tagged “chinese”

  • UPDATE: 25 year old Canadian dies after falling from Chiang Mai zipline ride

    UPDATE: 25 year old Canadian dies after falling from Chiang Mai zipline ride

    PHOTO: chiangmainews.co.th A 25 year old Canadian tourist fell to his death yesterday after a zipline ride failed in Chiang Mai. Police say the tourist fell to his death while riding a zipline in the forests at the Flight of the Gibbon in Mae Kam Pong.

  • Pattaya city officials investigate Big Buddha Hill makeover

    Pattaya city officials investigate Big Buddha Hill makeover

    PHOTO: Pattaya Mail Having cleared encroachments around Big Buddha Hill’s Chinese shrine, Pattaya officials are now investigating options for the cleared land.

  • Police raid illegal Chinese call centre in Chalong, Phuket

    Police raid illegal Chinese call centre in Chalong, Phuket

    FILE PHOTO A total of 16 Chinese nationals, 13 men and 3 women, have been arrested in Chalong, over the alleged  operation of a call centre scam which targeted Chinese victims. Officers believe that the operation started sometime in the middle of March. The 16 were arrested at a  housing estate on Moo 1, Chalong, southern Phuket, yesterday morning.

  • Top 5 Phuket (and Thailand) hotel trends for 2019

    Top 5 Phuket (and Thailand) hotel trends for 2019

    by Bill Barnett Moving through high season in 2019, hoteliers are starting to look for strategies for the rest of the year in order to not be reliant only on volatile mass markets. The following is C9 Hotelworks read on key trends for the year

  • Phuket hotels under pressure to perform

    Phuket hotels under pressure to perform

    by Bill Barnett C9 Hotelworks Despite registering a record high 9 million passenger arrivals at the island’s gateway international airport in 2018, performance data is indicating that a slowdown in its double-digit growth rates over the past few years is on the horizon for Thailand’s resort destination of Phuket.

  • Top 10 things to know about Phuket for beginners (2019)

    Top 10 things to know about Phuket for beginners (2019)

    1. Welcome to Phuket Phuket is an island and a province. It’s the largest island in Thailand – 48 km north to south, 21 km east to west

  • Tourism Council of Thailand promises to raise standards of tourist safety

    Tourism Council of Thailand promises to raise standards of tourist safety

    By Chadamas Chinmaneevong,   ttgasia.com The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) says they are “joining hands with state agencies including the Department of Land Transport, Marine Department and Tourism Authority of Thailand to improve tourist safety standards nationwide and overturn perceptions of the country as a dangerous tourist destination.” The project is a reaction to the many, many safety related incidents that occur, and are reported overseas, to tourists visiting Thailand. The Tourism Council of Thailand says that countries like UK and China are expressing concerns about their citizens heading to Thailand for holidays.

  • Nakhon Ratchasima shoots himself after CNY celebrations

    Nakhon Ratchasima shoots himself after CNY celebrations

    A Nakhon Ratchasima man has shot himself while his mother and sister were washing up in the next room following a Chinese New Year dinner in their shophouse. Police were alerted to the suicide at a house on Soi Pattana Prapa Community 2 in Nai Muang, Muang district at 6.45pm last night. They arrived to find Weerawat Phisitthapat’s body lying in the ground-floor living room with a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest.

  • Chinese tourist couple found after getting lost in Thalang jungle

    Chinese tourist couple found after getting lost in Thalang jungle

    PHOTOS:  The Thalang Police  and  The Phuket Tourist Police Officers were searching for about four hours for a Chinese tourist couple who were lost in the Khao Phra Thaew Non – Hunting area forest in Thalang district last night. The local Tourist Police and the Thalang Police were notified of the pair getting lost early in the evening after they called the Phuket Tourist Police

  • Thailand poised to break through 40 million arrivals in 2019

    Thailand poised to break through 40 million arrivals in 2019

    Thailand welcomed a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018.