Thailand along with Indonesia, Mexico, Taiwan and India are the top five countries where locals believe hospitality to be in their DNA, according to the research that Booking.com conducted on 21,500 travellers from the 29 countries.
I and my husband decided to go by ourselves without the aid of a travel agency. Here are the step by step process (with some notes to help you by) we took in getting visa at Savannakhet.
Philippine Airlines has been named by Skytrax as the 2019 World’s Most Improved Airline. Included among the top 10 most improved airlines were: (2) British Airways, (3) Malaysia Airlines, (4) Fiji Airways, (5) Royal Brunei Airlines, (6) Gulf Air, (7) United Airlines, (8) Air Mauritius, (9) LEVEL, and (10) Spirit Airlines. According to Skytrax, “The… Read more »
In a post by Sanook.com, a new tourist attraction has emerged in the Province of Chainat where hundreds of local tourists from different provinces flocked to enjoy Sappaya Beach. The place is located in the middle of Chaopraya River opposite the Wat Kampaeng Temple in Sappaya District. To reach the beach, visitors will have to… Read more »
The Department of Foreign Affairs released the new list of countries whose citizens can travel to the Philippines visa-free.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced on Monday 27 May 2019 their Independence Day seat sale offering domestic and international flights. Domestic flights are sold for as low as Php399 while international flights at USD89. Booking period will be on May 27 til June 2, 2019 and travel period is from June 17 to November 30, 2019.… Read more »
8 countries issued travel advisory following the post-election protests turned full blown riots in Jakarta on Wednesday, 22 May 2019. ASEAN countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines issued travel advisories. Tourism Ministry spokesman Guntur Sakti said on Thursday that Canada, United States, England and Australia issued similar advisories to their citizens. Australian… Read more »
Thailand remains to be the top destination for Chinese tourists among ASEAN neighbors even well ahead of Asian countries outside ASEAN. According to statistics published by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, 10.5 million Chinese visited Thailand in 2018 way more than the 8.3 million Chinese arrivals in Japan. While Philippines celebrated the rise of… Read more »
In a report by The Nation, tenants at Condo C Ekkamai along Sukhumvit Soi 63, complained about the Chinese condo owners renting out their units to their fellow Chinese visiting Thailand as tourists. One of the tenants described their building as “like Beijing during Songkran.” A team of maids were hired to prepare and clean… Read more »
Call for Proposals: DOT-Tourism Research Grant 2019 The Department of Tourism (DOT), in line with its objective of promoting a culture of tourism research in the country is calling for research proposals for its 2019 Tourism Research Grant. The DOT is providing financial assistance to individual research in tourism. The grant aims to foster evidence-based… Read more »