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  • Weather: Cold snap good for tourism.

    TTR Weekly: October 25, 2012

    The Northern Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office has set up a centre to help cold snap-affected residents in Chiang Mai, Lampang, Lamphun and Mae Hong Son provinces.

    TAT to promote street snacking

    TTR Weekly: November 7, 2012

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand says medical tourism, shopping and street snacking are three magnets that will draw more tourists to Thailand and help to generate higher tourism spending.

  • Upcoming events in Dec 2012

    TourismThailand.Org: December 3, 2012

     Jet Ski King’s Cup – World Cup Grand Prix 2012
    Date / Venue: 5 – 9 December 2012
    Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, Chonburi Province
     
    Major Activities
    Jet Ski King’s Cup &nda..

    TAT outlines New Year plans

    TTR Weekly: December 6, 2012

    Tourism Authority of Thailand estimates New Year activities at Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong intersection could attract as many as 1 million international tourists and generate Bt2,500 million in revenue.

  • Chiang Rai Flower Fair 2012

    MCOT: December 7, 2012

    The Chiang Rai Flower Fair 2012 is set to kick off next week to welcome the cool season.

    Tourists flock to Thailand’s shivering North and Northeast

    MCOT: December 11, 2012

     Glistening vistas of frozen dew, masses of cold air and fog have attracted thousands of tourists to the national parks and resorts in the highlands of this northern town and several other provinces in Thailand’s North and N..

  • Bangkok in Top Three of Global Cities for Tourist Shopping, ..

    TAT News: December 20, 2012

    Bangkok has been rated the world’s second best city for tourist shopping and the third best city in terms of value for money, according to a global survey of 75,000 travellers covering 40 cities by the TripAdvisor travel site.

    Phuket Electronic Music and Dance Festival 2012 / Karon Beac..

    December 24, 2012

    Following the trend of electronic music festivals around the world, the Creative Electronic Music and Dance Festival began last year by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with Department of Intellectual Properties..

    
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BLOGS & ARTICLES

Off the Beaten Track Along the Krabi Coast

With majestic limestone cliffs and outcroppings, large stretches of well-preserved wilderness, and a laid-back vibe, Krabi province, on Thailand&r..

In Koh Samui, a prototype for the future o..

A holistic retreat caters to burnt-out execs by combining age-old disciplines with science, art and film screenings

Historic Lamphun: A Journey into Thailand’..

Thai history and culture comes alive in Lamphun, a relaxed and traditional northern Thai city that is filled with historic architecture from the M..

MasterCard Global Destination Survey Ranks..

In terms of projected international arrivals and expenditure, Bangkok is poised to be the top destination in the Asia-Pacific region according to ..

NEWS UPDATE

Bangkok Airways adding two routes

Bangkok Post: December 27, 2012
11:35 AM

Department gets extra B1bn to entice visitors

Bangkok Post: December 27, 2012
11:34 AM

Thai-Cambodia single visa

Bangkok Post: December 27, 2012
10:07 AM

Foreign tourists visiting Thailand rise 14%

MCOT: December 25, 2012
12:02 PM

Tsunami warning system finally ready, after 8 years

The Nation: December 25, 2012
12:01 PM

Bangkok’s fourth Safety Zone officially open on Soi Nana Tai

Coconuts Bangkok: December 24, 2012
01:39 PM
INTERVIEW CLIPS

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Interviews with tourists in Thailand providing the latest updates on the current flooding situation.

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