Thailand Tourism

Thailand Breaks World Record for Largest Mass Massage


August 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thailand has just broken the world record for the largest mass massages. The country now has a Guinness world record to prove that it is the real ... Read more...

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Thai authorities link toxic chemicals to foreigners’ deaths


August 17th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The mysterious deaths of four foreigners and a tour guide in northern Thailand has been attributed to poisoning from an unknown toxic chemical or pesticide, local authorities ... Read more...

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Hundreds of stranded tourists rescued in flood-hit Thailand


April 1st, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of stranded tourists were evacuated by the Thai navy on Thursday as the death toll rose to at least 20 in the flood-hit southern Thailand provinces. According to ... Read more...

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Thailand To Jail Overstayers


September 24th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
BANGKOK (thaivisa.com): -- Allegedly tired of overstaying foreigners arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport with a valid air ticket and the maximum fine of 20,000 Baht in their hands, the Immigration Department is ... Read more...

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Bangkok Tops “World’s Top City” List, Chiang Mai Second


July 29th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Bangkok, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Travel + Leisure Magazine’ recently gave Bangkok, Thailand their “Top City” award, despite the recent rioting in the streets of the city which sent tourists ... Read more...

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Travel magazine names Bangkok as the ‘World’s Top City’


July 29th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Travel magazine has conferred “Top City” award to Bangkok. Bangkok's recent troubles of street rioting and associated curfew etc, has not affected its image of ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department updates travel warning for Thailand


May 28th, 2010 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — The U.S. State Department on Thursday updated a travel warning for Thailand as political issues causing the demonstrations and violence have not been resolved. "Due to recent violence ... Read more...

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British nationals urged to avoid traveling to Bangkok


May 20th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The UK Foreign Office advised on Wednesday against all travel to Bangkok "in view of the highly uncertain security situation and the currently unpredictable violence across the Thai ... Read more...

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Thai tourist arrivals down by a third following protracted bloody protests


May 18th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 18 (ANI): The ongoing Red-Shirt uprising in Thailand has dealt a severe blow to the country's tourism industry, slashing arrivals to the country by almost one-third of the usual numbers. Nineteen ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department issues travel warning for Thailand


May 15th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday issued a travel warning for Thailand as violence continues to grip the country's capital.The U.S. State Department warned U.S. citizens against traveling ... Read more...

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Kolkata shutdown Tuesday - Kingfisher cancels 31 flights


April 26th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) In view of the Kolkata shutdown call from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Kingfisher Airlines Monday announced a series of changes in the schedules of its domestic ... Read more...

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Animal Activists Try To Stop Thailand’s Orangutan Boxing


April 14th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Animal rights activists are slugging it out with "Safari World" in Bangkok, Thailand. The activists are trying to stop the practice of putting orangutans into a boxing ... Read more...

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Thailand promotes tourism through quiz


April 13th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) Thailand will conduct a quiz contest for students and teachers here to attract tourists from this part of northern India to their country. Besides cash prizes, students attaining top ... Read more...

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Goan origin Fernandes has pan-India aspiration for his AirAsia (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kuala Lumpur, April 13 (IANS) Malaysian no frills carrier AirAsia, owned by a prominent entrepreneur of Goan origin Anthony "Tony" Francis Fernandes, will add six more flights to India this ... Read more...

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Air Asia to add six more India-Malaysia flights


April 13th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kuala Lumpur, April 13 (IANS) Low-cost carrier Air Asia is planning to add another six flights to India this year from Malaysia to cater to growing traffic. Flights from Penang ... Read more...

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Animal lovers slam Thailand’s orangutan kick boxing matches


April 12th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 12 (ANI): A safari theme park in Thailand has been slammed by animal lovers for its macabre way of attracting tourists by featuring orangutan kick boxing matches. Safari World, on ... Read more...

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Thai government cracks down on protesters


April 10th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 10 (DPA) The Thai government Saturday launched a crackdown on protesters who have seized sections of the capital for weeks in their bid to pave the way for new ... Read more...

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Republic Day of India 2010 in Bangkok


January 25th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the occasion of 60th anniversary of Republic Day of India, a flag hoisting ceremony will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at the premises ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova Beats Venus Williams At Hua Hin


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Maria Sharapova's plan for a brilliant start in 2010 is turning true. The original glamor lady of tennis hoped that 2010 will put ... Read more...

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One dead, 40 injured in Thailand air crash


August 5th, 2009 - 12:22 am ICT by John Le Fevre
A Bangkok Airways flight on a scheduled service from the south-western town of Krabi to the holiday island of Koh Samui crashed while landing earlier today killing the pilot and injuring ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in Bangkok Air crash on Samui


August 4th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The Pilot has been reportedly killed and more than 40 others injured when a Bangkok Airlines flight from Krabi to the Thailand holiday island of Koh Samui crashed while landing this ... Read more...

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Thailand closes schools, internet cafes to stop swine flu spread


July 9th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The government of Thailand has announced drastic steps in an attempt to stop the spread of pandemic A(H1N1), originally termed swine flu, through the Southeast Asian kingdom.The Government has ordered the closure ... Read more...

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Street vendors clash with police at Bangkok’s Patpong tourist district


May 7th, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by John Le Fevre
By John Le Fevre Hundreds of market vendors have clashed with police in the busy Bangkok Patpong nighmarket and entertainment district. Bottles were thrown at police and tourists who had been shopping found themselves ... Read more...

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Thailand to lose on tourism


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday, a government spokesman said, Thailand may lose up to US$5.35 billion in terms of the tourism revenue and millions of visitors in 2009 following its latest bout of political ... Read more...

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Siam Sunrays, Thailand’s cocktail drink


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
If Cuba has Mojito, there is also the Singapore Sling and the Manhattan. Thailand hopes a newly created drink called 'Siam Sunrays' will enter the world's cocktail lexicon and help draw tourists ... Read more...

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Airport Blockade killed tourists


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:45 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A few days ago, three foreigners were killed in the traffic accident because these tourist were trying to escape a blockade of Bangkok's airports.Thai police said yesterday that a Dutchman and two ... Read more...

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Protestors leaving the airport


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:29 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Sondi Limthongkul, the leader for Peoples Alliance for Democracy (PAD) said the protest will end today. Today the protesy will end its blockade of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang airports In a news ... Read more...

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Flights to operate in Kuala Lumpur


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
29 flights has been opened yesterday between Singapore and Malaysia. The chain between the two cities linked up 60 per cent more than the day before. The firs departure was of Tiger Airways ... Read more...

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Survarnabhumi Airport had been closed for eight days


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
According to an official, they said that the Thailand's main airport will take at least a week to re-operate once a sit-in by anti-government protesters ends. As the entire attention ... Read more...

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Bangkok Airways additional flights operates from Hua Hin


December 1st, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Bangkok Airways adds an extra additional flights between and Samui twice a day during December 1st until there is further notice in order to serve passengers going to Singapore or Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Bangkok Airport closed flights diverted to Malaysia


December 1st, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Due to the political problems in Thailand, both the Bangkok's airport had been seized from November 25 by protesters, a minimum number of flights from Bangkok had been diverted to KL International ... Read more...

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AirAsia cancels routes to Bangkok


November 27th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines cancelled their flights into and out of Bangkok after Thai authorities closed Suvarnabhumi International Airport. AirAsia, on its website, said all affected customers would automatically receive a refund via ... Read more...

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Flights to and from Bangkok International Airport is cancelled


November 26th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Thousands of protesters stormed the terminal at the Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International airport ,the departing flights have been cancelled.On Tuesday night after scuffling with riot police, the member's of the People's Alliance for ... Read more...

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Thousands stranded at Bangkok airport besieged by protestors


November 26th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 26 (DPA) Thousands of travellers were stranded at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport Wednesday after their flights were cancelled by a siege on the facility by anti-government protestors.Serirath Pasutanond, Airports of ... Read more...

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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the youngest king crowned


November 7th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 28, the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan ,is one of the youngest monarchs in the world. Jigme Khesar is the oldest son of Jigme Singye and his third wife, ... Read more...

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