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China orders travel agencies to suspend tours to contain virus outbreak

Fri, 2020-01-24 22:12
China has ordered all travel agencies to suspend sales of domestic and international tours as part of an effort to contain the spread of a novel coronavirus that has killed 25 and sickened hundreds.

Shanghai Disney closed to help prevent spread of virus

Fri, 2020-01-24 13:51
BEIJING: The Shanghai government announced Shanghai Disneyland will be closed from Saturday to help prevent the spread of a deadly virus that broke out in the city of Wuhan.

Airlines cancel flights to Wuhan

Thu, 2020-01-23 14:12
SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines' budget carrier Scoot, Taiwan's China Airlines and Malaysia's AisAsia on Thursday all cancelled daily flights to Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of a fast-spreading virus outbreak.

China locks down epicentre of virus outbreak, nearly 600 infected

Thu, 2020-01-23 08:31
BEIJING: China is lockikng down a city of 11 million people considered the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic.

Outlook glum on China, weak domestic demand

Thu, 2020-01-23 06:21
The outlook for tourism in the first quarter remains gloomy as the Chinese coronavirus is still a factor and domestic tourism has been stunted by the delayed fiscal budget.

New airport plan passes hearing

Thu, 2020-01-23 04:01
Nakhon Pathom's airport has recently passed a second public hearing.

Suphan Buri style

Thu, 2020-01-23 04:01
Downtown Suphan Buri is home to a large number of people of Chinese descent. Even the Lak Muang shrine, where the city guardian statues are kept, was built in the Chinese style. So if you're looking for a place to celebrate the Lunar New Year, Suphan Buri is one of the destinations you should consider.

Snow business in Korea

Thu, 2020-01-23 04:01
Darkness swiftly enveloped the orange sky after dusk. Yellow lights came on up and down the mountainside, illuminating the ski slopes. The temperature, which had been 2C in the afternoon, dropped to a bone-chilling -8C at night. The freezing weather discouraged me from leaving my warm room, but there were plenty of hardy souls out enjoying some late-night skiing.

Centara Sonrisa Residences & Suites Sriracha

Thu, 2020-01-23 04:01
This 4-star hotel is a great place for families and long-term stayers. With 145 rooms, the newly-built complex offers several different room types: Deluxe, Deluxe Seaview, Family Residence and Two-bedroom Suite (perfect for a family of five). Its restaurant also serves up a range of international delicacies.

Australia urges tourists not to cancel holidays

Wed, 2020-01-22 18:36
Australian tourism operators have one message for visitors — "we are a massive country and we are open for business."

Passenger traffic rate forecast to slow down in Cambodia

Wed, 2020-01-22 15:57
PHNOM PENH: Passenger throughput at the three international Cambodian airports in 2020 is forecast to continue to grow but at a slower pace, according to Cambodia Airports, based on figures from the last quarter of 2019.

Growth in number of global tourist arrivals slows in 2019

Wed, 2020-01-22 13:31
MADRID: Global tourism slowed in 2019 due to a cooling world economy, especially in Europe and Asia where uncertainties linked to Brexit and protests in Hong Kong also weighed, the United Nation's tourism agency said on Monday.

Bang Saray tranquillity

Fri, 2020-01-17 04:01
The hustle and bustle of city life, especially if the city's Bangkok, can take a toll on some. One of the easiest remedies is to escape to the nearest beach but while occasional trips are great, it may also be beneficial to have a place to call your own, sort of like your fortress of solitude or more accurately, tranquillity. For that, there may be no place better than Sunplay Club Bangsaray.

TAT: Tepid growth for Chinese New Year

Thu, 2020-01-16 06:01
Thailand expects slow growth of foreign tourist arrivals during Chinese New Year, according to a Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) forecast.

The other side to Pattaya

Thu, 2020-01-16 04:01
Na Klua may not be the most prominent mark on the Pattaya tourist map. But for some, a trip to the popular resort city wouldn't be complete without a visit to the northern end of town. Indeed, a growing number of holidaymakers, myself included, see Na Klua as a worthy destination in its own right. With its old-town charm, street art, inexpensive fresh seafood, seaside picnic areas and more, what's...

A festival with pop

Thu, 2020-01-16 04:01
Yasothon is best known for Bun Bang Fai (Rocket Festival) that takes place in early May. But in the first week of next month, Feb 3-7, the northeastern province will have another grand celebration that, unlike Bun Bang Fai, you can't find elsewhere.

Market opening

Thu, 2020-01-16 04:01
The Bang Kham Floating Market has been officially opened in Lop Buri's Ban Mi district last week. Located on the bank of the Bang Kham River at Wat Khung Tha Lao, the market was founded around the end of last year with the cooperation between the temple and the local community of Ban Bang Kham.

Fern Resort

Thu, 2020-01-16 04:01
The resort features 30 wooden bungalows. It is located on a 20-rai lush green area including a nice garden and a rice field. Located a little bit out of the city centre, it's a quiet and relaxing place to stay and enjoy tasty northern-style food.

Delays in domestic flights can be reimbursed in South Korea

Wed, 2020-01-15 20:16
Flyers can demand partial reimbursement on their ticket fare if domestic flights in South Korea are delayed for one to two hours and can also be compensated for any damage, loss or delay in their luggage, according to toughened protection for air passengers.

Phu Soi Dao National Park closed to visitors

Wed, 2020-01-15 17:47
Phu Soi Dao National Park in Nam Pat district of Uttaradit province has been temporarily closed to the public because of the danger of fires and to allow the ecology to regenerate, the park's public relations office announced on Wednesday.