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The Thai government is looking towards newer markets, such as China, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, to take advantage of the growing affluence in those countries and the rising demand for professional health care.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) is launching the ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018‘ on 1 November to support the government’s national tourism development plan
In the first half of this year, Thailand welcomed 17.3 million tourists, generating 876 billion Baht (US$ 25 billion) for the Thai economy
The increasing number of countries ratifying MC99 in Asia, including Indonesia (2017) and The Philippines (2015), is indicative of the significant growth and importance of aviation in the region.
The world-famous Temple of Dawn pagoda, also internationally known as Wat Arun, will officially be reopened the end of this year after being closed to visitors for three years
During July, 119,000 tourists entered India on e-Tourist visas when compared to 68,000 during the month of July 2016 representing a growth of 73.3%.
Direct investment in Thailand’s hotel sector reached THB10.7 billion in the first half of 2017, according to JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group.
Khao Phansa Day, marking the start of Buddhist Lent, which this year is being celebrated on 9 July, in unique Thai local ways nationwide.