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  • Update on renovations to Krabi International Airport

    Update on renovations to Krabi International Airport

    The Thailand Airports Authority has updated the expansion and refurbishment plans currently underway at Krabi International Airport. They report that work on a third terminal building will be completed by 2022. Manager Online reports that Amphawan Wannako, the director-general, says that work is also being done to refurbish Terminals 1 and 2, including the car parks

  • Up up and away – getting married aloft in Chiang Rai

    Up up and away – getting married aloft in Chiang Rai

    PHOTOS: The Nation Twenty couples, Thais and foreign, have taken their vows and married aloft hot-air balloons over Chiang Rai today. Among the lovebirds were actor Danai Jarujinda and his fiance Phraewwanich Kijthawornsawat, who decided to tie the knot after 11 years together. “Balloon Love” is held at Singha Park Chiang Rai Balloon Fiesta, which runs from February 13-17.

  • Smoking rooms, and smokers, being kicked out of Thai airports

    Smoking rooms, and smokers, being kicked out of Thai airports

    Ah yes, just finished that 11 hour flight from Europe and can’t wait to dash into the smoking room for a quick cigarette.

  • Reflections #2 – Thailand Tourism Forum – ‘Chindia Tourism’

    Reflections #2 – Thailand Tourism Forum – ‘Chindia Tourism’

    ‘CHINDIAN’ Tourists – Same Same or Different?

  • Exemption of visa on arrival fees to boost Chinese New Year

    Exemption of visa on arrival fees to boost Chinese New Year

    The exemption of fees for visa on arrival is expected is expected to boost Chinese arrivals during the Chinese New Year festival. The National News Bureau of Thailand is reporting that visitors from 21 countries are getting their visa on arrival fee waived until April 30, 2019

  • VIDEO: Woman has meltdown in Thai airport

    VIDEO: Woman has meltdown in Thai airport

    A video posted on social media has been doing the rounds. In the video a woman is seen yelling at an Air Asia airport staff for being told her carry on must be checked in because it was 7.2 kilos over the 7 kilogram weight limit

  • Tourism arrivals in Thailand up 7.5% so far this year

    Tourism arrivals in Thailand up 7.5% so far this year

    • Chinese tourists are still accounting for nearly a third of arrivals. • Russian, UK and German tourists record strong rises for 2018 • Australian and New Zealand arrivals down just over 1% (average) for the year The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has announced the tourism figures for January-November 2018, providing an accurate indication of what the country can expect for year’s end numbers. Thailand welcomed 34,431,489 international visitors, up by 7.5% over the same period of last year, generating an estimated 1.8 billion baht in tourism revenue, up by 9.8%.

  • AOT gives green light to new Suvarnabhumi terminal

    AOT gives green light to new Suvarnabhumi terminal

    Following a few hiccups, the board of the AOT has now given the green light for the construction of the second passenger terminal at Suvarnabhumi international Airport. In past months there have been demands from leading architects and engineers for the project to be scrapped

  • Bangkok Airways starts flights to Cam Ranh, Vietnam

    Bangkok Airways starts flights to Cam Ranh, Vietnam

    Bangkok Airways is the latest airline to signal its intention to fly to Nha Trang beach and the Cam Ranh International Airport, the gateway to one of Vietnam’s popular holiday destinations. Cam Ranh is also an emerging destination in is own right with unspoilt beaches closer to the airport than the popular Nha Trang.

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    Top 10 most popular Asian cities 2018 – Agoda

    Bangkok ranks on top of the list of most-visited Asian city tourist destination for 2018. This is from Agoda, a fast-growing online travel booking platform