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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.

Thailand positions itself as medical tourism leader

Thailand positions itself as medical tourism leader

25 October 2010 Spa News

Thailand is looking to position itself as a global leader in medical tourism with the launch of a new portal offering visitors all they need to know on everything from traditional Thai medical practitioners to cosmetic surgery.

Phuket leads Thai tourism revival

Phuket leads Thai tourism revival

24 August 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.

Tensions rise in Bangkok after fatal bomb blast

Tensions rise in Bangkok after fatal bomb blast

30 July 2010

Tensions have resurfaced in Bangkok following a grenade explosion that left one man dead and several injured. The killing comes after another fatal blast in the Thai capital five days ago, breaking a period of relative calm since the violent anti-government protests in April and May.

Thai state of emergency extended

6 July 2010 Tourism News

The government of Thailand has extended a state of emergency in 19 of the country’s 76 provinces. The move – which grants powers to disperse public gatherings – follows the deaths of nearly 100 anti-government protestors in April this year.