Thailand Hotel Market News

Accor opens All Seasons in Bangkok

Accor opens All Seasons in Bangkok

4th Jun 2011 Hotel News

Accor has opened the 5th all seasons hotel in Bangkok, and as the capital of Thailand enjoys an unprecedented hospitality boom. The city will also be playing to World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony on 28 September 2011.

Effort reaps rewards for InterContinental Bangkok

Effort reaps rewards for InterContinental Bangkok

21st Apr 2011 Focus

After several years of narrow misses, InterContinental Bangkok was recognised at 2010 World Travel Awards for the first time as “Thailand’s Leading Hotel”. BTN talks to General Manager, Markus Platzer.

BTN Spotlight: Alex Willats, Dusit Thani Bangkok

BTN Spotlight: Alex Willats, Dusit Thani Bangkok

9th Dec 2010 Focus

Thailand is set for double-digt growth in international arrives this year as the land of smiles positions itself as Asia’s hub of Sport Tourism. BTN talks to Alex Willats, the new Resident Manager of the capital’s iconic Dusit Thani Bangkok.

Phuket leads Thai tourism revival

Phuket leads Thai tourism revival

24th Aug 2010 Focus

Thailand’s tourism jewel of Phuket is leading the country’s dramatic tourism revival. In November the paradise island will be marking its arrival on the global sport tourism arena with opening of the groundbreaking Phuket International Academy Sports and Leisure Club. BTN finds out more.

Thailand plots tourism comeback

Thailand plots tourism comeback

26th May 2010 Tourism News

Thailand is plotting its return from the tourism cold now that control and order has been restored in Bangkok. The government estimates US$1.5 billion has been lost in tourism revenue following two months of political upheaval, whilst many fear that Thailand’s image as the “Land of Smiles” has been shattered by the violence that left 88 dead and 1,900 injured.

UK, USA and Australia warn against Thai travel

23rd Apr 2010 Tourism News

Government officials from around the world have begun to advise against all but essential travel to Bangkok, following a spate of “terrorists” attacks on Thursday. As many as eighty commuters are feared injured following four explosions in the Silom business district.

Phuket Hotels Lose US$300 Million In Rate Plunge

Phuket Hotels Lose US$300 Million In Rate Plunge

29th Jan 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Industry-wide discounting by Phuket hotels cost the industry on the island US$300 million in room revenue in 2009, according to the Phuket Hotel Market Update report compiled by Thailand consultancy C9 Hotelworks.