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Thailand Tourism


Thailand sold itself as a paradise Covid retreat, but no one came

January 20, 2021 10:45 am

The lack of interest is adding pressure on Thai policy makers, who have struggled to accommodate both industry players calling for relaxed quarantine rules and public-health experts warning against putting people in danger

Thailand's tourist drought leaves space for shy sea mammal

April 23, 2020 7:05 pm

Drone video footage released by the Department of National Parks shows a 30-strong herd of dugongs on Wednesday off Libong island in Trang province. They were feeding on sea grass and occasionally surfaced to breathe.

Thailand waives visa-on-arrival fees to boost tourism

November 06, 2018 5:35 pm

Tourism receipts account for about 12 percent of Southeast Asia's second-largest economy, making it one of the most important drivers of its growth. The tourism ministry has forecast 37.5 million foreign tourists this year, up about 6 percent.

Thailand to focus on sport, wedding and wellness to attract Indian tourists

February 02, 2016 7:58 pm

People keep coming back because they think of Thailand as their second home, says Thai tourism minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul in an interview.

New Thai tourism strategy: 'I Hate Thailand'

November 26, 2014 4:20 pm

The video called "I Hate Thailand" drew more than 1 million views within days of being posted last week.

How badly will Bangkok violence hit Thai tourism?

April 16, 2010 3:52 pm

Reservations at hotels in Bangkok's upmarket Rachaprasong shopping district,occupied by the protesters for nearly two weeks,have dropped sharply,operators say.