Thailand Tourism

Sally Ride - The first American woman in space


October 25th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Sally Ride , first interest was tennis and after winning a tennis scholarship to Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles, she dropped out of Swarthmore college to continue a professional tennis ... Read more...

Posted in Events, Sci-Tech, Thailand Tourism |

Tourism picks up ahead of Nong Khai Naga Fireball festival


October 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Tourism in Nong Khai province is picking up as visitors from throughout the nation have begun to pour in for the Naga Fireball festival, with tents being prepared in front of the ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

AirAsia awarded the “Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier”


October 13th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Airasia awarded as the Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier by Asia Pacific’s travel news publisher, TTG , for the second time. The award went to AirAsia after industry stakeholders, which includes the travel ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia, Thailand Tourism, World |

State Railway of Thailand reopens most routes along southern rail line


September 13th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Director of the Tourism Information and Service Center of the State Railway of Thailand, Mr. Pairat Rojcharoen-ngam (ไพรัช โรจน์เจริญงาม), reveals that, as of 8:05 AM this morning (September 13), the State ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Chao Phraya River communities to be listed as world heritage site


September 12th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Planning Bureau director of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), Ms. Anchalee Patthamasawan (อัญชลี ปัทมาสวรรค์), says BMA will submit a proposal to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in order to list the ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Protests likely hit tourism industry, says academic


August 27th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A financial expert from the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Mr. Montri Sokatiyanurak (มนตรี โสคติยานุรักษ์), expresses his concern that the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD)’s constant demonstrations may affect the tourism ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Minister of Culture affirms reduction of youth gaming addiction by 70% within 90 days


August 21st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Minister of Culture, Mr. Somsak Prissanananthakul (สมศักดิ์ เกียรติสุรนนท์), has announced his intention to reduce gaming addiction among Thai youths by 70 percent within the next 90 days.Mr. Somsak said that more ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

John Stamos ‘Full house’ appearance has made him consummate


August 18th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by David M N James
John Stamos, a Spanish immigrant has gained a lot of popularity mileage over his debut in the celeb circles through music. He is a son to Bill & Loretta Phillips. He is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Thailand Tourism |

Wiang Chiang Saen Promoting Tourism


August 1st, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Tambon Wiang Chiang Saen Municipality in the northern province of Chiang Rai invested more than a million baht to provide electric train service for tourists who ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

One - two - go , grounded due to the hike in fuel price


July 31st, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
One- Two- Go, considered as Thailand's low cost carrier airline is facing a competitive market and due to the hike in fuel price and had weakened the demand of the carrier.The airline ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Jet Airways becomes the first airline to have the BCBP


July 29th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
IATA , passed the rule on allowing to have the e-tickets and the rule will be effective from June 1,2008 onwards.Jet airways, services to 60 destinations in India and flights across the ... Read more...

Posted in Business, India, New Delhi, Thailand Tourism, World |

PTT to lower its retail oil prices tomorrow


July 24th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
PTT Public Company Limited is expected to lower its retail oil prices and perform excise tax cut for all types of oil tomorrow (July 25th).In this connection, the retail prices of gasohol ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

TAT and private tourism sector organizing roadshow


July 21st, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the private tourism sector of Thailand are jointly organizing a roadshow to attract more foreign tourists in the Asian region to Thailand during ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Krabi to list three national parks as World Natural Heritage


July 12th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Deputy Governor of Krabi, Mr. Chailert Phinyorattanachote (ชัยเลิศ ภิญโญรัตนโชติ), says the province is conducting a public hearing in preparation for a bid to list three national parks in Krabi as a ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism, World News |

TAT launches “72hrs Amazing Thailand Chiang Mai”


July 12th, 2008 - 10:52 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) launches a project on traveling Chiang Mai in 72 hours with the objective to increase the number of tourists in the province.TAT Deputy ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Politics, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Hilton Hotels Corp to add up to 300 hotels in Asia


June 25th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Hilton Hotels Corp wants to add 300 hotels to the 47 it operates in Asia and take advantage of a business and leisure travel due to the booming market in India and ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Thailand Tourism, World, World News |

Liz Trotter contemplates killing Obama just for laughs


May 27th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by David M N James
Liz Trotter Fox News jokes have become a real gag and many viewers are going gaga as she jokes about killing Obama. Based from various contexts arising from American solutions social- economic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Politics, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Thailand chosen for IIFA weekend 2008


April 5th, 2008 - 12:54 am ICT by admin
This year the star-studded International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has chosen Bangkok, Thailand, for its awards being held from 6th – 8th June, 2008. At an event held today in Mumbai, IIFA raised ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Events, Press Release, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Broadway Girls and Countdown 2008 in Bangkok


December 25th, 2007 - 10:54 am ICT by admin
REWARD yourself this year as you bid farewell to 2007 and welcome 2008 in a charity fund raising dinner set in a glitzy Broadway-style in Broadway Girls & Countdown Party 2008 at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Events, Life Style, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Scandal halts World Film Festival


December 20th, 2007 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Assistant group editor of the Nation Group Nithinand Yorsaengrat, made public that the Nation Group had no involvement with the operations of the US-based Film Festival Management Co., which had participated in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Events, Odd news, Politics, Thailand, Thailand Tourism, World, World News |

Ministry of Transport proposes holiday travel strategy


December 19th, 2007 - 7:37 am ICT by admin
Bangkok, December 19, 2007 (PRD), The Cabinet has approved a plan by the Ministry of Transport to ease travel for citizens during the holiday period. The plan will be in effect from ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Surya Kiran paints our Tiranga on the Skies of Bangkok


December 14th, 2007 - 11:33 am ICT by admin
It was a unique opportunity and viewers' delight watching the "Ambassadors of the Indian Air Force" - Surya Kiran perform in Bangkok on 12th this month on the occasion of the ... Read more...

Posted in Events, India, National, Thailand, Thailand Tourism, World, World News |

Nakhon Ratchasima kicks off 24th SEA Games opening ceremony


December 6th, 2007 - 11:37 pm ICT by admin
Nakhon Ratchasima, 06 December, 2007 (PRD), The Nakhon Ratchasima Governor, Mr. Suthee Makboon (สุธี มากบุญ), affirms that Nakhon Ratchasima province is fully prepaed to host the 24th SEA Games 2007, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Court rules no ban on night flights from Suvarnabhumi airport


December 2nd, 2007 - 9:10 am ICT by admin
Bangkok, 02 December, 2007 (PRD), Civil courts have denied request by residents in the Suvarnabhumi airport area to suspend flights during the hours of 9pm and 5am, which residents cite are bothersome. ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

PM inspected main stadium for SEA Games


December 2nd, 2007 - 1:15 am ICT by admin
Nakhon Ratchasima (PRD), The Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Gen. Surayud Chulanont (สุรยุทธ์ จุลานนท์), and a group of officials, including the Tourism and Sports Minister, Dr. Suvit Yodmani (สุวิทย์ ยอดมณี), and the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Pattaya International Balloon Fiesta 2007 to set off on December 8th


December 2nd, 2007 - 1:05 am ICT by admin
Pattaya (PRD), Tourists and members of the public are invited to Pattaya International Balloon Fiesta 2007. The exhibition will be held in Pattaya, Chonburi between December 8th and 12th. The Pattaya International Balloon ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

BTS administrators state providing cheaper service still a difficulty


November 23rd, 2007 - 12:45 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, November 23 (PRD), President of the Bangkok Transit System (BTS) Board of Administration Keeree Kanjonpat (คีรี กาญจนพาสน์) revealed that though many political parties at the moment are promoting ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Nobel laureates to again lecture in Thailand


November 20th, 2007 - 12:23 am ICT by admin
Six distinguished Nobel laureates and a former president of the World Bank will be delivering a series of high-powered lectures in Thailand between November 2007 to April 2008 under the first ASEAN-wide ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

FLOODING ON SAMUI ISLAND (KOH SAMUI) As of 10 November 2007


November 16th, 2007 - 8:56 pm ICT by admin
With no further rain since 9 November 2007, the situation on Samui Island is steadily returning to normal. The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Tourist Information Centre in Samui has reported that, as ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

Pimalai has been voted as winner – Thailand leadind resort


November 16th, 2007 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the world   Pimalai Resort & Spa, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has just been voted “Winner — Thailand’s Leading Resort 2007” ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

NEW TOURIST POLICE STATION IN TRANG


November 16th, 2007 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
 In late November 2007, Tourist Police Station 3 (Krabi), which comes under the control of Division 5 of the Tourist Police and is responsible for both Krabi and Trang provinces, assigned tourist ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

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