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Krabi Park Officials Ban Selfie’s at Khao Ngon Nak Mountain Top

– KRABI – Park officials at Thailand’s Hat Nopparat Thara and Phi Phi Islands National Park have prohibited tourists from taking selfies on the Khao Ngon Nak mountain top , a vintage point for taking a 360 degree view of natural beauty, for safety reasons. Park officials said tourists taking selfies at the spot risk […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

American ‘Travelling Butts’ Couple to Be Deported from Thailand

– BANGKOK – The Two American men who were arrested in Thailand for posting bare bottom photos to Instagram have reportedly been released from jail and are heading home to San Diego. Joseph Dasilva, 38, and Travis Dasilva, 36, were arrested at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport last month after images posted to their ‘Travelling […]

December 10th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Thailand’s National Parks Head Says Jail for Those Found with Alcohol in National Parks

  – BANGKOK – Thailand’s National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department has warned that it will take tough legal action against those who violate a ban on alcohol drinking at its national parks. The prohibitory order comes ahead of an anticipated surge in the number of visitors to parks across the country for New […]

December 4th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Tourist Bus Carrying 36 Tourists Catches Fire in Phuket Thailand

– PHUKET – A group of 36 Chinese tourists narrowly escaped unhurt when a bus in which they were traveling from Phangnga province caught fire in Phuket Saturday afternoon November 25, 2017. As the bus was running on the Thepkrasattri road in Phuket, the driver noticed smoke emanating from the engine room and pulled it […]

November 26th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Thailand’s Finance Ministry Ponders Tax Incentive for Thai to Travel Domestically

– CHIANG RAI – A well-informed source said Tuesday that the Finance Ministry was considering tax deduction of up to 30,000 baht per head for Thais who travel in secondary cities in the country and up to 50,000 baht per head for travelling during three-month period of off-season tourism. The tax incentives will be deducted […]

November 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Qatar Airways Heads to Chiang Mai and Pattaya

– RAYONG – Qatar Airways is making U-tapao airport its next port of call, making it a Gulf airline that offers the most coverage of Thailand. The fast-growing Middle East carrier will offer non-stop service, four flights a week, from the Qatari capital Doha to the Thai eastern coast starting on Jan 28 next year. […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Discovering Hill-tribe Organics in Chiang Rai Province

– CHIANG RAI – In a quiet corner of Chiang Rai’s Chiang Saen district, ethnic groups from different backgrounds, beliefs and traditions live together in the same village. They share the land, while maintaining their identities and lifestyles. Gong and drum beats fill the air. Fresh water from a bowl beautified with colourful flowers is […]

November 17th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

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