Category: Travel

TAT announces the continuation of the “Thailand Travel Shield” project

2019 marks the fifth anniversary of Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Thailand Travel Shield project. Established in 2014, the project aims at providing online travel insurance for foreign tourists. According to TAT, “Travelers planning a trip to Thailand can continue to buy the Thailand Travel Shield’s insurance coverage online at http://thailandtravelshield.tourismthailand.org/. Available in English and… Read more »

400,000 passengers expected at Thai airports for Songkran

Department of Airports Director General Ampawan Wannako 404,773 passengers to flock 25 airports around Thailand for the Songkran holidays on April 11-17. That is an estimated of 57,000 plus passengers a day. Domestic flights projections this year is at 365,891 up from last year’s 347,423 while an estimated of 38,882 international passengers are expected to… Read more »

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands to build fourth tower

Las Vegas Sands Corporation announced on April 3 the bold expansion plan of the Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands with the immediate construction of the fourth tower next to the existing towers. According to Las Vegas Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson, “Marina Bay Sands is an iconic tourism destination that has… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Longest Skywalk in Asia to rise in Yala

Construction of the longest skywalk in Asia is now underway in Aiyoe Weng subdistrict, Betong district, the southern border province of Yala. The skywalk will take visitors to appreciate the beautiful scenery of Betong, especially the Aiyoe Weng fantastic sea of clouds.  Chief Administrator of the Aiyoe Weng Subdistrict Administrative Organization Aree Nuchusuk said that… Read more »

Pattani contructs Adventure Park

The Thai Government Public Relations Department announced last month the construction of Pattani Adventure Park. The Park will be a new tourist attraction in the Province. TheThai Government PR Department said in a statement that the Pattani Municipality, in the southern border Pattani Province, is building “Pattani Adventure Park” as a new tourism destination in… Read more »

AirAsia apologizes for ‘Get off in Thailand’ advert blunder

A campaigner at Collective Shout, Melinda Liszewski, took to twitter her dismay over the advertisement of AirAsia “Get off in Thailand,” accusing AirAsia for promoting sex tourism in Thailand. The AirAsia advertisement was posted around the city of Brisbaine in Australia to promote its directly flights from the city to Bangkok. Collective Shout is a… Read more »