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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.

Thailand golf tourism heads towards $US2 Billion

Thailand golf tourism heads towards $US2 Billion

28 September 2011 Focus

Led by growth from Australia and Europe, the value of foreign golf tourism to Thailand may reach $US2 billion in 2012 for the first time. The strength of Thai golf tourism will be acknowledged later at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony.

World Travel Awards to boost Thailand tourism

World Travel Awards to boost Thailand tourism

28 September 2011 Focus

As the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia ceremony gets underway in Bangkok, Thailand - Breaking Travel News has put together a round up of some of the impressive developments taking place accross the country.