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Nok Air to cease flights to Nan

Thu, 2019-04-04 16:48
NAN: Nok Air will end flights between Bangkok and Nan from April 18, leaving the province scrambling to convince another airline to take up the service.

Cheaper beach chairs in Hua Hin, but food prices cloudy

Thu, 2019-04-04 16:17
PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Municipal officials in Hua Hin will meet with operators of beach food shops next Wednesday to convince them to end excessive charging for food and beach recliners.

Thailand-to-Cambodia rail link

Thu, 2019-04-04 04:00
The railway service linking Thailand and Cambodia is expected to launch soon, according to Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.

Deevana Patong Resort & Spa

Thu, 2019-04-04 04:00
In Patong, one of Phuket's most built-up areas, only a small number of properties offer ample space and greenery. This 235-room resort is one of the rare few. The Deluxe rooms and Suites are located in the three-storey buildings which stand around the swimming pool, while the Superior rooms are in the single-storey buildings that spread out in the expansive garden zone.

Songkran alternatives

Thu, 2019-04-04 04:00
In Thailand, April is usually the hottest time of year. But thanks to Songkran, it is also one of the most fun. With a few exceptions, in most parts of the Kingdom the water festival runs from April 13-15.

Misty mornings

Thu, 2019-04-04 04:00
Roosters crowed an hour before dawn. Since every family in the hilly village of Ban Huay Tong Kor (also spelled Ban Huai Tong Ko) in Mae Hong Son raised chickens, the cry was pretty loud and seemed to be nonstop. It could wake up even those drunk on local rice wine from the night before.

No Songkran on Khaosan Road this year

Wed, 2019-04-03 18:52
Business operators on Khaosan Road have decided to cancel activities for Songkran this year to allow authorities to prepare the area for the coronation of His Majesty the King.

Haze hurts North's hotel bookings

Wed, 2019-04-03 04:00
The haze in the North has led to a plunge in hotel bookings in several northern provinces for Songkran, lowering the expected occupancy rate during the holiday to just 60% from an average of 85% in previous years.

Visa-on-arrival waiver extension in the works

Tue, 2019-04-02 07:14
Plans are afoot to extend the waiver of the visa-on-arrival fee for visitors for another three months to ward off an economic slump during the transition to a new government.

Tokyo Disneyland, DisneySea visitors hit record high

Mon, 2019-04-01 20:30
TOKYO: The number of visitors to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea amusement parks reached a record 32.56 million in fiscal 2018 ended March 31, operator Oriental Land Co said on Monday.

Thai AirAsia X adds Fukuoka route

Fri, 2019-03-29 00:26
Thai AirAsia X has launched a new route operating four times a week from Bangkok to Fukuoka to open up a new tourism region in Japan for Thai travellers.

Oakwood Hotel & Residence Sri Racha

Thu, 2019-03-28 04:00
Officially opened in January, Oakwood Hotel & Residence Sri Racha is a 5-star hotel and serviced apartment with 458 guestrooms and suites and modern facilities. It suits both brief stays by leisure and business travellers and long-term stays by expats. Its six function rooms can accommodate up to 700. The hotel won two HRM Asia Readers' Choice Awards in 2018 as Best Serviced Apartment Property...

The Pride of Phayao

Thu, 2019-03-28 04:00
First-time visitors to the northern province of Phayao should be sure to check out the provincial town and, in particular, the famous namesake lake on which it stands. For repeat visitors, however, I suggest exploring the northeastern part of the province, which is made up of Chiang Kham, Phu Sang and Pong districts. Unless, you have plenty of time to spend , don't bother going back to the lake.

Film festival

Thu, 2019-03-28 04:00
The 7th Thailand International Film Destination Festival has been kicked off to promote the country as a top destination for film locations.

Thai Vietjet to increase services to Da Lat and Da Nang

Mon, 2019-03-25 13:58
Thai Vietjet has confirmed its plan increasing services to top destinations in Vietnam of Da Lat and Da Nang, to meet passengers demand and offer more flexibility and convenience to fly. Bangkok (Suvarnabumi) - Da Lat and return will be increased to daily service starting 9 April 2019 from previous 5 flights per week, while Bangkok (Suvarnabumi) - Da Nang will be increased from 2 to 3 flights...