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News Thailand Tourism: Tourist killed in Thailand when New Year’s firework explodes in face

Published on: Wednesday 01 January 2020
Tourist killed in Thailand when New Year’s firework explodes in face
News source: https://nypost.com/2020/01/01/tourist-killed-in-thailand-when-new-years-firework-explodes-in-face/

A British man was killed in a freak accident during a New Year’s celebration in Thailand when a firework ... attempted life-saving measures on the tourist but it was too late, authorities ...

News Thailand Tourism: TAT targets 3.18 trillion Baht in tourism revenue for Thailand in 2020

Published on: Wednesday 01 January 2020
TAT targets 3.18 trillion Baht in tourism revenue for Thailand in 2020
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tat-targets-3-18-trillion-085100131.html

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is expecting 3.18 trillion Baht in overall tourism revenue for Thailand in 2020, or a 4% year-on-year increase. This includes 2.02 trillion Baht from international tourists (up 3%) and 1.16 trillion Baht from domestic tourists (up 5%).

News Thailand Tourism: Elephants in Thailand ‘broken’ for lucrative animal tourism

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Elephants in Thailand ‘broken’ for lucrative animal tourism
News source: https://www.thestar.com.my/lifestyle/travel/2020/01/09/elephants-in-thailand-broken-for-lucrative-animal-tourism

Separated from their mothers, jabbed with metal hooks, and sometimes deprived of food – many Thai elephants are tamed by force before being sold to lucrative tourism sites increasingly advertised as “sanctuaries” to cruelty-conscious travellers.

News Thailand Tourism: Road Tripping Thailand: Weekend Getaways to Beat the Crowds

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Road Tripping Thailand: Weekend Getaways to Beat the Crowds
News source: https://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/the-scene/Travel-Get-Outta-Here-Thailand-562713271.html

Thailand's southern beaches lure travelers with their turquoise water and dramatic limestone cliffs, but there's more to explore in the Southeast Asian country that's one of the world's most popular ...

News Thailand Tourism: 'Fly me to Thailand' promotion launched for short-haul markets

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
'Fly me to Thailand' promotion launched for short-haul markets
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fly-thailand-promotion-launched-short-104200829.html

Gift cards, discounts and more privileges offered for travellers from CLMV, Malaysia, Singapore and India. BANGKOK , Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Airways ...

News Thailand Tourism: Tourism Authority of Thailand launches regional campaign

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Tourism Authority of Thailand launches regional campaign
News source: https://www.marketing-interactive.com/tourism-authority-of-thailand-launches-regional-campaign/

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Airways have launched a new “Fly me to Thailand” campaign, offering privileges, gift cards, discounts for travellers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar ...

News Thailand Tourism: Tourism Authority of Thailand looks at drought impact

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
Tourism Authority of Thailand looks at drought impact
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/1719727/tourism-authority-of-thailand-looks-at-drought-impact

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to conduct a study on the impact of severe drought on the tourism industry as many parts of the country are likely to endure a prolonged shortage of rain this year.

News Thailand Tourism: Thailand’s tourism industry gets jitters after currency surges, visitor numbers from China fall

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Thailand’s tourism industry gets jitters after currency surges, visitor numbers from China fall
News source: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/economics/article/3020450/thailands-tourism-industry-gets-jitters-after-currency-surges

Chinese tourists account for more than a quarter of all Thailand’s foreign visitors, but their numbers were down by 5 per cent annually in the first six months. Meanwhile, the baht appreciated 12 per cent against China’s yuan.

News Thailand Tourism: Visa Policies Fail to Keep Up With India’s Growing Travel Market

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
Visa Policies Fail to Keep Up With India’s Growing Travel Market
News source: https://skift.com/2019/07/12/visa-policies-fail-to-keep-up-with-indias-growing-travel-market/

That’s a shame. Indian travelers are a legitimate, growing source for the global tourism industry. Thailand understands that; Australia not yet. Maybe it’ll take a cricket match to change that. ...

News Thailand Tourism: Thailand court sentences killer of German tourist to death

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Thailand court sentences killer of German tourist to death
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/thailand-court-sentences-killer-german-165820081.html

A Thai man has been sentenced to death for raping and murdering a German tourist on a popular resort island. The Chonburi provincial court, in a ruling on Friday, sentenced Ronnakorn Romruen to death after he confessed.

News Thailand Tourism: Man sentenced to death for rape and murder of German tourist in Thailand

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Man sentenced to death for rape and murder of German tourist in Thailand
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/3018409/man-sentenced-death-rape-and-murder-german-tourist

A Thai garbage collector has been sentenced to death for the grisly rape and murder of a German tourist holidaying on a beach island. Ronnakorn Romruen was arrested in April, hours after the bloodied ...

News Thailand Tourism: Southwest Airlines' fall-travel sale, with prices starting at $49, ends Thursday

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://www.chron.com/life/travel/article/Southwest-Airlines-fall-travel-sale-with-prices-13938588.php

From our e-commerce partner: Houston to Bangkok, Thailand $511 to $555 Tickets for inter-island travel are valid between Sept. 3 through Nov. 2, 2019. The airline began service between Honolulu on ...

News Thailand Tourism: Tourism Authority of Thailand Unveils “A-B-C Strategy” for Emerging Destinations

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: http://www.asiatraveltips.com/news19/66-TourismThailand.shtml

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that its says better ...