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Thailand remains safe despite regional turmoil

Thailand remains safe despite regional turmoil

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has announced that even with the situation in the Asia Pacific, travellers can be confident the country is still a safe and welcoming tourist destination. The announcement comes as Japan continues to battle the fallout from an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which rocked the country earlier this month.

InterContinental brings luxury to Koh Samui

InterContinental brings luxury to Koh Samui

28 February 2011 Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed up to launch a luxury resort in Koh Samui, Thailand. In a partnership with Thai company Elite Villa, InterContinental will take over the management of the existing Baan Taling Ngam Resort & Spa, the island’s first luxury resort, and convert it into an IHG property.

BTN Spotlight: Alex Willats, Dusit Thani Bangkok

BTN Spotlight: Alex Willats, Dusit Thani Bangkok

9 December 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.

Thailand seeks eco-tourism future

Thailand seeks eco-tourism future

Green tourism is set to dominate the next half century according to officials from the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Addressing the World Green Tourism Conference in Abu Dhabi earlier TAT governor Suraphon Svetasreni spelled out how this world leading destination would seek to reconfigure its offering in order to meet changing demands. 

Thailand gears up for sport tourism boom

Thailand gears up for sport tourism boom

23 November 2010 Focus

With double-digit growth in foreign visitors expected in 2010, Thailand has not only proved but its incredible resilience but a forward-thinking attitude towards developing new markets, and Sport Tourism in particular. BTN reports.

World Sports Destination Expo set for Bangkok

World Sports Destination Expo set for Bangkok

World Sport Destination Expo has confirmed its second annual global exhibition and business forum will take place in Bangkok. Scheduled for September 29th – October 2nd 2011, the event is the only global exhibition and business forum dedicated to showcasing the full spectrum of Sport Tourism related products and services.