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Tourism Authority of Thailand

Thailand issues free visas-on-arrival to boost tourism

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The Thai Immigration Bureau has approved the plan to temporarily waive visa-on-arrival fees for 21 countries, China and India among them, in hopes of...
Thailand opens “VIP” immigration lanes exclusively for Chinese visitors

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Thailand’s authorities introduced special immigration lanes at five international airports in the country just for Chinese visitors, saying it was for their “ease and...
Thai government backpedals in anti-street food crusade

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Amid a wave of criticism and protests from consumers and vendors alike over the Thai government's planned cleanup of Bangkok's street food stalls, the...
Bangkok to get well-deserved Michelin guide

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Thailand is the next Southeast Asian country after Singapore to be discovered by renowned food bible Michelin. Reports say that the French restaurant critics...
One third of tourists to Thailand are Chinese

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Thailand is being run over by Chinese tourists as it is expected that no fewer than 10 million visitors from China will come to...
Thailand wants Russian tourists back

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Thailand, like many other destinations popular with Russian visitors, has been feeling the impact of the decline in Russian outbound travelers. Holidays overseas have...
Thailand positions itself as ‘Muslim-friendly destination’

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Thailand, the world’s tenth-most visited country that expects to welcome no less than 28 million foreign visitors this year, is positioning itself as a...
Thailand seeks to boost tourism numbers after poor year 2014

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Commonly referred to as “The Land of Smiles”, Thailand doesn’t have much too smile about last year’s tourism figures. For the first time since...
Airline bookings to Thailand collapse

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Airline bookings to Thailand have nosedived, a travel association said on June 1, after the military took over the government on May 22, hitting...
Thai economy heading towards recession

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Thailand's economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2014 as exports remained weak and domestic activity was battered by months of...
Thai tourism numbers down another 9%

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The number of international tourist arrivals to Thailand in March 2014 fell by 9.39 per cent year-on-year to 2.1 million due mainly to the...
Thai tourism numbers could drop by 10%

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand said on March 31 that international tourism arrivals could drop by 10 per cent in the first half of...
Thai trade slumps most in four years

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Thailand announced a slump in trade figures on February 25 with the biggest drop in imports in more than four years in January 2014,...
Violence could cause $2.7b loss for Thai tourism

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) estimates that the number of foreign tourists visiting the country will drop by 900,000, leading to an estimated...
Pattaya tourism down 80% as Thai protests continue

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Pattaya tourist levels have dropped 80 per cent from last year as political protests in Bangkok scare away the world’s visitors, the Pattaya Mail...
Bangkok hotels prepare for price war

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With tourism to the Thai capital severely hit due to the ongoing and partly violent street protests, hotels in Bangkok are ready for a...
Thailand reports 26.7 million tourists for 2013

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With anti-government rallies in Thailand going on since November 2013, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) had at least the satisfaction to claim record...
Bangkok hotel occupancy drops 25%

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The ongoing anti-government protests in Thailand, especially in the capital Bangkok, have taken their toll on hotel occupancy rates. A poll conducted by the...