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Thai fire claims four lives

Thai fire claims four lives

17 August 2012 Tourism News

A fire at the Tiger club on the island of Phuket has claimed the lives of at least four people, with more than 20 left injured. The club is popular with foreign tourists, local officials said.

Novotel Bangkok Platinum celebrates its success after the opening

Novotel Bangkok Platinum celebrates its success after the opening

18 January 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Bangkok, Thailand After the opening of Novotel Bangkok Platinum, the impressive 283-room hotel on top of the Platinum Shopping Mall Thailand (the largest fashion mall for one-stop wholesale shopping), domestic and international travelers from around the world have been enjoying the unrivaled service and high-end facilities, but most of all the terrific location offered by the newest and hottest property in town.

America warns travellers over possible Bangkok danger

America warns travellers over possible Bangkok danger

13 January 2012 Tourism News

American citizens in Thailand have been warned terrorists may be looking to conduct attacks against tourist in Bangkok in the “near future”. Those in the area are urged to exercise caution when visiting public areas where large groups of Western tourists gather in Bangkok.

Star names set for Thailand Golf Championship

Star names set for Thailand Golf Championship

Masters Tournament champion Charl Schwartzel, Spanish standout Sergio Garcia, and PGA Tour winner Charley Hoffman of the United States are among the star names set for the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship, organisers have confirmed. The will join a world-class field that already includes 2011 major winners Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke along with world number three Lee Westwood at the event from December 15th-18th.

Receding floods reduce impact on Thai tourism

Receding floods reduce impact on Thai tourism

Receding floodwaters north of Bangkok have reduced the threat to the Thai capital, prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has said, easing pressure on the national tourism industry there.“If things go on like this, we expect floodwater in Bangkok to recede within the first week of November,” Shinawatra told the country in a televised address.

Thai airport closed as flood waters rise

Thai airport closed as flood waters rise

26 October 2011 Airline News

Flood waters in the Thai capital of Bangkok have breached barriers at Don Muang Airport forcing it to close. Hundreds of local residents who had been sheltering in the terminal building of the domestic airport have also been evacuated.