Shutdown for Bangkok Tourism 2014 Shutdown for Bangkok Tourism 2014 BANGKOK, 6 January 2014: Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports says the tourists arrivals will drop between 10% and 12% in 2014 due to the prolonged political demonstrations that threaten to shutdown Bangkok 13 January.The ministry targeted 30.27 million with revenue of Bt1.344 trillion compared to an estimated of 26.72 million visits and Bt1.167 trillion in..
April, around 300,000 Thais will travel oversee of which 50% will travel to Japan and South Korea. Thais gear up for overseas travelBANGKOK, 20 February 2013: Thai Travel Agents Association estimates the Thai outbound market will grow as travel confidence soars and more charter flights are available to keep costs down.TTAA president, Suthiphong Pheunphiphop, said this year the outbound market was lively particularly during the peak months March to May.“The government announced Songkran holida..
Don Muang duty free, general retail and F&B contract awards are delayed Don Muang duty free, general retail and F&B contract awards are delayed THAILAND. Airports of Thailand (AoT) has delayed awarding the duty free and general retail/food & beverage contracts at Don Muang Airport in Bangkok. As reported, offers were presented to AoT on 28 August after a short tender process following the issuing of Requests for Proposals on 17 August. The ten-year duty free contrac..
International arrivals to Thailand remain strong despite global economic slowdown International arrivals to Thailand remain strong despite global economic slowdown The global economy slowdown has had little impact on tourist arrivals to Thailand. The Kingdom had a total of 8,871,930 visitor arrivals for the period of January through May 2012, up 7.27% compared to the same period in 2011. China was the best performer with 943,161 visitors, up 26.13% with the largest market sha..
Phuket to clamp down on illegal guides On 8th July 2012, at Phuket Hall, Dr.Sommai Prechasilp – Deputy Governor of Phuket presided over a meeting ‘Phuket Guide Solution Board 2012’. The meeting was attended by Pol.Col.Chalit Thinthanee – Deputy Police Commander, Mr.Jakkapong Engchuan – Phuket Tourism and Sports Office, Mr.Noppadol Arwutthammaprecha – Bureau of Tourism Business and Guide Registration Southern Region Branch 2, Mr.Panom..