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Cruise Ship Costa Victoria Launching Cruises from Laem Chabang Port in Chon Buri, Thailand

. . CHON BURI – The Cruise ship Costa Victoria, operated by Italy-based Costa Crociere Co, plans to use Laem Chabang in Chon Buri Province as its maritime tourism hub to serve cruise ship travellers in Asean. It is the company’s first cruise ship coming to Thailand needing a berth at Laem Chabang’s deep-sea port. […]

January 12th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Tourists Stranded in Koh Samui as Flooding Causes Flight Cancellations

 .  . SUARAT THANI – Heavy rains and flood conditions have been wreaking havoc over many parts of Thailand. Yesterday was another such day when torrential rains continued to cause major trouble to the residents of the country. In fact, in southern areas of Thailand at least 12 people have been killed due to severe […]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand,Tourism News | Read More »

Thai Navy Frigate HTMS Kraburi Escorts Maiden Voyage of Pattaya, Hua Hin Ferry

. . PATTAYA – The first ferry service between Pattaya and Hua Hin will be launched on January 17 after a successful test run of the service from Pattaya to Hua Hin on Thursday following several postponements due to strong winds and high waves. 200 passengers who included Thai and foreign tourists, members of the […]

January 5th, 2017 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Tourist Safety in Question after Two Boating Accidents in Krabi, Thailand

. . KRABI – Twenty-eight tourists were pulled from the sea off Hat Nopparat Thara-Mu Koh Phi Phi Marine National Park in two separate boating incidents in rough waters on Wednesday. There were no injuries. The first incident occurred shortly before noon when a speedboat named Giant 121 sank with 22 Chinese tourists on board […]

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

Three Israeli Tourists Injured after Falling from Zipline in Chiang Mai

. . CHIANG MAI – Another Zipine company has come under fire in Chiang Mai after three Israeli tourists, including a seven-year-old boy, were injured after they collided and fell from a zipline ride operated by Flight of the Gibbon. Authorities on Saturday ordered the suspension of the ride operated by Flight of the Gibbon […]

December 17th, 2016 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Visititing Bangkok on a Budget: Luxury for Less

. . BANGKOK – One of the most packed places to dine in Thailand’s capital is not a restaurant with tablecloths and fussy waiters. It’s the food court at the Terminal 21 shopping mall. Stall after stall on the fifth floor of this mall offers an array of cuisines and dishes: Thai, Chinese, Indian, Hainanese, […]

December 9th, 2016 | Posted in Food,Tourism News | Read More »

Chiang Rai’s Baan Dam Museum (The Black House) Now Charging Entrance Fee

. . CHIANG RAI – The iconic Baan Dam Museum (The Black House) created by the late master artist Thawan Duchanee has begun charging all visitors an 80-baht admission fee for the first time in 40 years. Doytibet Duchanee the late artists son and managing director of the Black House Museum said that since Baan […]

December 1st, 2016 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

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