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Tourists to Get Soapbox for Voicing Service Gripes as TAT Launches Online Survey Platform

Encourages tourists to provide feedback, recommendation to travel service providers
Koh Samui got a much-needed tourism boost over the New Year's holiday. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Virus-Free Koh Samui Gets Much-Needed Tourism Boost at Hotspot Provinces’ Expense

Pattaya is shut down. Rayong is a mess and there’s no beach in Bangkok. About the only ones benefitting from that is Koh Samui,...
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WATCH: Emerald Caves, Crystal Seas Await Winter Travelers to Trang

Let’s head south, specifically to Trang Province, where many people from around the country go to enjoy beautiful scenery and natural attractions. The first place...
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‘Winter’ Is Here: Here’s Where to Go During Thailand’s Cool Season

Thailand’s cool season has officially begun, bringing a drop in temperatures to much of the country and lower humidity levels, making the months from...
Expat Festive Deal 2020 offers travel, holiday promotions for foreigners Nov. 20-22

Expat Festive Deal 2020 Offers Travel, Holiday Promos for Foreigners Nov. 20-22

The Tourism Authority of Thailand will be spreading plenty of cheer this holiday season with Expat Festive Deal 2020 at the EmQuartier shopping mall...
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Digital Nomads to Pitch Tents in Phuket Oct. 20-22 for Travel Blogger Expo

The Travel Blog Exchange – better known as TBEX Asia – is now open for registration. This world’s premier gathering of travel bloggers and...
Chiang Rai OTOP Thailand Textile Market

Chiang Rai Weavers Open Winter Textile Market

Weavers in Chiang Rai have opened a local textile flea market selling famous locally-made fabrics. The flea marketing in Chiang Khong District at Hat Bai-Hat...
'Smile of Hat Yai' Street-Art Project Songkhla's New Selfie Destination

‘Smile of Hat Yai’ Street-Art Project Songkhla’s New Selfie Destination

There’s a new landmark for photo taking in Hat Yai. It is street art that is currently receiving attention from people looking for a...

Yala Kids Delight as ‘Dinosaurs’ Walk Earth Again

The dinosaurs are marching in Yala, much to the delight of young children in the southern province. Jurassic on Tour at Sanam Rong Phithee Changphueak...
Flower gardens of Ban Pa Koi Tai in San Phee Suea Subdistrict of Chiang Mai

Tourist Numbers Rise as Temperatures Fall in Thailand’s North

Tourist numbers are rising as temperatures fall in the North and Northeast. Nong Khai, Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok all have been experiencing sharp drops in...
Similan Islands Phangnga Thailand Scuba Diving National Park

Similan Islands Reopen Thursday After Extended Break

Thailand’s premier scuba-diving destination reopens Thursday following its coronavirus-lengthened shutdown. The Oct. 15 reopening of Mu Koh Similan National Park is nothing new: It is...
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Expat Travel, Wellness Discounts Available at Oct. 10-11 Central World Fair

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is launching another travel campaign aimed at expats this weekend at Bangkok’s Central World. Called “Expat Travel Bonus: The Healthy...
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Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Goes Free for North, Bangkok ‘Burbs Residents

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden outside Pattaya is offering free admission to people from nine Upper Northeast provinces and 10 districts of Bangkok throughout October...
Canceled Flights at Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok Thailand

Consumer Board to Help Flyers Get Faster Refunds for Canceled Flights

The Consumer Protection Board will help flyers get refunds faster for flights canceled during the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister’s Office Minister Anucha Nakasai, who oversees...
Thai AirAsia Returns to Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi

Thai AirAsia Returns to Suvarnabhumi With 4 Destinations

Thai AirAsia on Friday inaugurated flights to four domestic destinations from Suvarnabhumi Airport for the first time in eight years. The airline announced its intention...
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England Finally Adds Thailand to ‘No Quarantine’ List

Thailand has been added to England’s travel corridor exempt list. People arriving from Thailand in England will not need to self-isolate for two weeks...
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Civil Servants Get 2 More Holidays, But Only If They Travel

Government employees will get two additional vacation days, but only if they travel somewhere on those holidays. The Cabinet this week approved the two additional...

New ‘Treasure Trip’ App Maps Tourist Attractions Near BTS, MRT

The Culture Ministry on Monday launched a new mobile application to Bangkok tourists and residents learn about historical and culture sites in Thailand, especially...
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Expats Urged to Visit Khung Bang Kachao, ‘Bangkok’s Green Lung’

Tourism officials are urging expats to “explore unseen Thailand via bicycle in an effort to spur domestic travel. The first highlighted destination in the campaign...
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WATCH: Cheow Larn Lake, Thailand’s Man-Made Natural Wonder

Deep in southern Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park sits Cheow Larn Lake. Ringed by jungle-covered limestone mountains, the lake is even more amazing when...
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Foreigners Finally to Get Travel Stipends, Discounts at Sept. 11-13 ‘Expat Travel Deal 2020’

More than a month after promising to let expats in on domestic-travel deals offered to Thais for months, the Tourism Authority of Thailand will...

Thailand Rolls Out ‘Healthy Homestays’ to Squeeze More Out of Thai Tourists

Thai officials continue their attempts to squeeze blood out the domestic-tourism turnip, launching yet another Thai-traveler program, this one based on around “healthy homestays”. Tourism...
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After Domestic-Tourism Plan Flops, Gov’t Widens Eligibility, But Not to Foreigners

Admitting its plan to revive the tourism industry by offering Thai travelers deeply discounted hotel rooms and airline flights has flopped, the government opened...
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Thailand Finally Ready to Offer Expats Discounted Domestic-Travel Packages

After offering Thai nationals more than 24 billion baht in free hotels rooms and discounted airfares, the government finally is ready to throw expats...
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Thais Most Eager in SE Asia to Resume Traveling – TAT Survey

As the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns relax across the ASEAN region, Thais are showing the highest propensity to get back on the road, starting with...