Suvarnabhumi Airport Expansion planned for 2017

The country’s main international airport has the capacity of accommodating 45 million passengers per year. Now it is handling over 51 million passengers.

AirAsia fuels Chinese travellers Bonanza

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Thailand increased 140 per cent in this year’s first quarter year-on-year as a result of the availability of more flight routes, according to Thai AirAsia Chief Executive Tassapol Bijleveld.

Thailand overwhelmed by foreign tourists arrivals

The Thai travel industry has called on the government to urgently increase the number of personnel in the tourism business to cope with surging numbers of foreign visitors to Thailand.

Thailand’s tourism industry: another record-breaking year

With arrivals on the increase from both well-established and new markets, 2013 looks set to be another record-breaking year for Thailand’s tourism industry

Warning : Big Songkran ahead

No power cuts so far and a wild horde of tourists (Thais and farang) waiting to be splashed. Like it or not, it is time to face it : Songkran is back at full speed in 2013 (aka 2556). The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is projecting that this year’s Songkran festival holiday will generate 2.7 million domestic and foreign visitors and estimated expenditures of 11.1 billion baht

Thailand’s police showcases mobile app for tourist safety

Thailand’s Tourist Police have embarked on a major campaign to improve their image and their services for tourists by launching one of the country’s most innovative virtual applications.

From Russia … with Rubles

Thailand saw 1.3 million Russian tourist arrivals in 2012, a 25% increase from the previous year, the Tourism Department reports.

Bangkok budget airport to double capacity by 2016

Don Mueang Airport, Bangkok’s budget airline facility, will boost its capability to take 27.5 million passengers annually in 2016, an airport executive said today.