Airline executive is urging the Thai government to put off further the proposed Thailand tourist tax
A top airline executive is urging the Thai government to put off further the proposed Thailand Tourism Fee (TTF) which was postponed from August to later in the year. The levy which is to be collected by airlines flying into Thailand from passengers was put on hold after a top Tourism Ministry official said it was not clear yet how it would apply to visitors arriving by sea and by land.
Greece & Thailand Reach New Agreement to Revive Tourism Sector
The Governor of the Tourism Organization of Thailand, Yuthasak Supasorn, has attended a meeting with the General Secretary of Tourism Policy and Development, Olympia Anastasopoulou, with the aim of reviving tourism cooperation between both territories.
Anantara Layan Phuket Resort Announces Wellness Fitness Retreats
Want a chance to explore emotional wellbeing, take on exciting fitness challenges and push your mental limits? Take advantage of Anantara Layan Phuket Resort’s Wellness and Fitness Retreats which have been specially created for couples, individual travellers and friends.
Radisson brand expands its footprint in Phuket’s stunning sunset coast
Radisson Hotel Group continues to expand the Radisson’s brand footprint with Radisson Resort & Suites Phuket, a stylish upscale hotel set on the stunning west coast of this popular resort island, joining the portfolio.
Avani Hotels Opens Retro-Chic Utopia on Koh Samui’s Legendary Chaweng Beach
The latest addition to the buzzing Chaweng Beach, the newly opened Avani Chaweng Samui Hotel & Beach Club brings the glamorous, freewheeling spirit of the 1950s Palm Beach and Miami to Koh Samui’s powdery white sand.
Visite Thai wins Thailand’s Leading Destination Management Company 2022 at World Travel Award
It was another successful night at this year’s World Travel Awards, Asian ceremony held in Vietnam, for Visite Thai Co Ltd, who once again won Thailand’s leading destination management company award.
Leisure Travel Demand Fuels Hyatt’s Rooms Growth in Asia Pacific
Expanding footprint of luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts sees Hyatt’s brands entering new markets across the region, offering unique experiences to guests, World of Hyatt members and customers
S Hotels and Resorts hosts the “Nice to Sea You Weekend Concerts
S Hotels and Resorts PCL, the global hospitality company from Singha Estate PCL, will bring positive vibes to the pure shores of southern Thailand as it hosts the “Nice to Sea You Weekend Concerts”, an upbeat music festival series created to thank local residents for their enduring support and to celebrate the start of Thailand’s first full high season for almost three years.
Thailand introduces new 10-year long-term resident visa for foreigners
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to advise that applications opened on 1 September, 2022, for Thailand’s new ‘Long-Term Resident (LTR)’ visa, which offers multiple benefits for holders, including a 10-year visa (extendable) and permission to work in the kingdom.
Thailand expects FTAs to touch 10 million in 2022
Thailand expects to get 400 billion baht (USD 10.9 billion) from Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in the second half of 2022. This is post easing of most Covid-19 restrictions and increase in the number of leisure tourists coming to the destination.
Korean Air to launch Budapest route and resume flights to Dubai, Phuket and Chiang Mai
Korean Air will launch its inaugural flight to Budapest, Hungary from October 3. The airline will operate a 269-seat Boeing 787-900 once a week on Mondays departing from Seoul Incheon at 11:25 am and landing in Budapest at 5:05 pm. The return flight leaves the next day at 7:15 pm and arrives in Seoul Incheon one day later at 12:50 pm. There will also be an extra flight on Saturday October 29.
Thailand launches digital travel pass to boost tourism industry
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), together with five leading corporations, has launched the TAGTHAi Pass, a Thai digital travel pass to bolster Thailand’s tourism industry. The corporations are AIS, TRUE, Kasikorn Bank, ThaiBev and Dusit Thani.