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Expedia exposes mental malady

February 20, 2018
Expedia exposes mental malady

BANGKOK, 20 February 2018: If you are feeling out of sorts this week it might be you are suffering from a bout of ‘vacation deprivation.’ This dreadful infliction is on the rise globally with 53% of employed adults describing themselves as very or somewhat vacation deprived during the latest Expedia survey. It represents...
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PG’s race series returns

February 16, 2018
PG’s race series returns

BANGKOK, 16 February 2018: Bangkok Airways is back with its race series for joggers that promotes tourism and sports at destinations it serves in Thailand. Last year, the seven selected races generated 15,000 registrations and the airline is forecasting a bigger turnout in 2018. The race series announcement was made, earlier this week, at...
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Chefs show off skills at New Year festival

February 16, 2018
Chefs show off skills at New Year festival

BANGKOK, 16 February 2028: The Tourism Authority of Thailand staged a special Thailand-China culinary exchange. Thurday, between Thai chef Namchai of the Grand Sanyod Sathon-Bang Rak, and six Chinese chefs. During the cooking exchange demonstration, Chef Namchai cooked one of Grand Sanyod’s famous Cantonese dishes, ratna (pan-fried noodles with gravy) while the six...
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Buriram will host MotoGP

February 13, 2018
Buriram will host MotoGP

BANGKOK, 13 February 2018: Preparations are underway to host the PTT Thailand Grand Prix scheduled to take place 5 to 7 October in Buriram province, Northeast Thailand. The focus is currently on drawing more private sector support for the MotoGP event, which is an international motorcycle race series The Ministry of Tourism and Sports...
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Winds favour 2018 Bay Regatta

February 8, 2018
Winds favour 2018 Bay Regatta

PHUKET, 8 February 2018: A strong line-up of 33 boats and almost 300 sailors from around the world competed in 21st edition of The Bay Regatta last week. The travelling regatta sailed through three of Thailand’s most beautiful provinces – Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi – with a different anchorages each night. After four...
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Centara Masters heads for record

February 7, 2018
Centara Masters heads for record

HUA HIM, Thailand, 7 February 2018: Hua Hin is again the host for the one of Thailand’s biggest golf tournaments that should field a record 300 club golfers or more. The Centara World Masters Golf Championship, returns to the popular beach-side resort town 10 to 16 June. Registration opened three months ago and...
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Amour romance meets in Bangkok

February 6, 2018
Amour romance meets in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 6 February 2018: Thailand will host the first ever Amour Asia-Pacific 2018, a trade event mid February focusing on romance travel. The event will be hosted 14 to 17 February at the Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park and co-hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Thailand welcomed an estimated 1.1 million international romance travellers in...
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Top trail runners compete in Thailand

February 2, 2018
Top trail runners compete in Thailand

BANGKOK, 2 February 2018: Almost 3,000 runners will line-up this weekend for Thailand’s premier trail running event, The North Face 100 Thailand. The event will be hosted in Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima province 3 February. Most of the runners will complete in the 15km, 25km, 50km and 75km distance races. However, it’s...
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Phuket Laguna Marathon heads for a record

February 1, 2018
Phuket Laguna Marathon heads for a record

PHUKET, 1 February 2018: Laguna Phuket Marathon confirmed 9 and 10 June are the race days for an event that is now Southeast Asia’s leading destination marathon. The two-day event will take place at Laguna Phuket resort complex on Bang Tao Beach, the organisers announced Wednesday. Organised by Go Adventure Asia, Laguna Phuket Marathon has been...
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Malaysia’s Visit Year 2020 takes off

January 29, 2018
Malaysia’s Visit Year 2020 takes off

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 25 January 2018: Even before the final tally on 2017 arrivals is in, Malaysia’s tourism officials are already forecasting the country will welcome 33.1 million tourists in 2018 with revenue soaring to MYR135 billion. Optimism was running high last week during the ASEAN Tourism Forum with Malaysia’s Minister of Tourism...
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Prosperous yes, but is ATF sustainable?

January 22, 2018

CHIANG RAI, 22 January 2018: The Tourism Authority of Thailand rolls out the red carpet to welcome participants to the ASEAN Tourism Forum, 2018 hosted in Chiang Mai, this week. Well done. The organisation of the event will be smooth and the decision to host the show in Chiang Mai was spot on....
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World food festival in HCMC

January 8, 2018
World food festival in HCMC

HO CHI MINH CITY, 8 January 2018: Ho Chi Minh City hosts the 12 th Taste of the World Festival, 11 to 14 January, an event that promotes Vietnam’s famous street food alongside food from around the world. Now in its  12 th edition Taste of the World festival aims to put Vietnam’s...
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Pullman Pattaya Hotel G celebrates a bountiful Christmas Eve brunch

January 6, 2018

Pullman Pattaya Hotel G recently celebrated a bountiful Christmas Eve Brunch at The Beach Club restaurant. Guests enjoyed an irresistible local cuisine and international favourites, created just for the occasion by our talented chefs. The children enjoyed host of fun-filled activities such as body painting, limbo rock, sand castle competitions, musical chairs and DJ....
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Ice Hockey Beach Bash Youth Ice Tournament

December 23, 2017

The 2017 Beach Bash 4 on 4 Youth Ice Hockey Tournament was held at the Rink Ice Arena in Harbor Pattaya from December 6 to 9.  The tournament was held in city for the first time and well attended by tourist and local spectators. The ice hockey is now becoming a popular sport in...
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Chance to shine in 10-mile run

December 15, 2017
Chance to shine in 10-mile run

PHUKET, 15 December 2017: Thailand’s sports retailer, Supersports, will organise the country’s only mile-distance race, the Supersports 10 Mile International Run  in Phuket, 22 to 25 March 2018. Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort will host the event that organisers claim will attract 4,000 participants. Now in its fourth edition, the event is a...
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Double billed shows for boaties

December 15, 2017
Double billed shows for boaties

BANGKOK, 15 December 2017:  – Together, the Thailand Yacht Show and the Singapore Yacht Show claim to be Asia’s leading double billed show for yachts and luxury maritime lifestyle products. They are presented as two halves of the same whole, and together represent the highest turnout of  superyachts and regional boat launches. The...
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New book launch

December 14, 2017
New book launch

CHIANG RAI, 14 December 2017: Knowledge Media Group will release its latest guidebook, ‘The Best of Myanmar’ at a book launch, 27 December, hosted by Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake, Yangon. Publisher, Jaffee Yee, describes Best of Myanmar  as a “premium armchair travel guide to showcase as much as possible all of the best Myanmar has to...
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PM presided over the official dinner of ASEAN IFR 2017

December 13, 2017

Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha (right photo, 2nd left)  presided over the official dinner reception  of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN International Fleet Review 2017 and  the Royal Thai Navy Day held at Dusit Thani Pattaya Hotel recently . The hotel’s  General  Manager Neoh Kean Boon (2nd right)  welcomed Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha.
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16th Anniversary of Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya

December 12, 2017

Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya celebrated an exceptional 16th-year presence in Pattaya city and mark this exciting milestone with a merit–making ceremony. Jorge Carlos Smith, general manager of Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya, presided over a merit-making ceremony to celebrate its 16th Anniversary. The management team, team members and guests of Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya offered...
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Meeting costs rise in 2018

December 8, 2017
Meeting costs rise in 2018

BANGKOK , 8 December 2017:  The overall cost per attendee per day for meetings and events, worldwide, increased in 2017 and is expected to continue rising next year, according to the 2018 Meetings and Events Future Trends report. Released  by CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), a division of global travel management company,...
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Mart promotes India’s northeast states

December 1, 2017
Mart promotes India’s northeast states

NEW DELHI, 1 December 2017:  The 6th International Tourism Mart will be hosted in Guwahati, Assam from 5 to 7 December, organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The country’s northeast states are backing the travel mart due to be hosted in Taj Vivanta with the official opening precided over by...
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Wi-Fi Now meets in Bangkok

November 22, 2017

AARHUS, Denmark, 22 November 2017 Wi-Fi industry leaders are converging in Bangkok for Wi-Fi NOW – the world’s premier Wi-Fi industry conference and expo, 28 to 30 November. The event will be hosted at Amari Watergate Hotel in downtown Bangkok. Among the companies speaking at the Bangkok event will be Google, Reliance Jio...
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Minister rolls out Amazing Year

November 8, 2017
Minister rolls out Amazing Year

LONDON, 8 November 2017: Thailand’s travel trade introduced the government’s backed  “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018” campaign during the World Travel Market earlier this week Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, unveiled the campaign at a presentation lunch for 100 WTM attendees. The  1 November, 2017 to 1 January, 2019, the...
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Maris Sport Day

November 5, 2017

Chaiphun Thongsuthum, general manager, led the resort management team and all staff in organizing the first Maris Sport Day at parking area of Centra by Centara Maris Resort Jomtien on October 4. The sports day has brought the team to work closer together, create a good relationship between the staffs and the executives and...
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Signed Agreement

November 4, 2017

The management executives of to Centara resorts in Pattaya, led by Austin Robinson (4th from left), group director of Operations-East Coast Thailand of Centara Hotels and Resorts recently signed an agreement with Dr.Piyadee Prasertsom (5th from left), director of Hai-Itoh Technology Vocational College to support the cooperative education and provide the opportunity for their...
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TAT cheers Amazing Year events

November 3, 2017
TAT cheers Amazing Year events

BANGKOK, 3 November 2017: The Tourism Authority of Thailand is launching a calendar of events to support the ‘Amazing Thailand’ Tourism Year 2018, announced earlier by the government. Officially launched 1 November, TAT will highlight activities linked to sports, food, marine tourism, romance, health and wellness, community-based tourism, eco-tourism, MICE and exhibitions. TAT...
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Record ITB Asia unfolds in Singapore

October 30, 2017
Record ITB Asia unfolds in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 30 October 2017: ITB Asia 2017 has completed its milestone anniversary event with record-breaking numbers, the organisers claimed in their closing media release. The trade show’s management failed to keep their appointment with media attending the event by cancelling the opening press conference for the first time in the event’s 10-year history....
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IHG Foundation Week at Holiday Inn Pattaya

October 22, 2017

The week kicked off in East coast of Thailand where over 300 colleagues from different properties including Holiday Inn Pattaya, Intercontinental Resort Pattaya and Holiday Inn and Suite Rayong City Center took part in activities such as aerobic, fun games and Somtam competition by General Manager of each hotel to fundraising events. Every activities,...
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ASEAN plus 3 meeting in Bangkok

October 17, 2017
ASEAN plus 3 meeting in Bangkok

ASEAN + 3 line-up. (from Left) Suriyani Ali, Deputy Director Economic Planning Unit, Prime Ministers’ Department of Malaysia; Mary Ash Day Oquendo Malimit, Chief Economic Development Specialist of National Economic and Development Authourity (NEDA); H.E. Ms. Phasporn Sangasubana, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Mission of Thailand to ASEAN; Dr.
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Mekong: Opening travel east and west

October 4, 2017
Mekong: Opening travel east and west

HOI AN, 4 October 2017: Vietnam says it will pursue a two-year action plan to encourage tourism along what is called the East-West Corridor, a route that could ultimately link Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar through their central regions. Vietnam National Administration of Tourism introduced the two-year action plan saying it would introduce new...
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