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Thai Airways to retire A330’s, A380s, and 747s

Thai Airways to retire A330’s, A380s, and 747s

As the pandemic continues raging, the recovery in international long-haul travel could still be laying far away. Many countries have closed their international borders, and many impose lots of restrictions that makes travel almost impossible. Airlines currently do not need an extensive fleet of wide-body aircraft to carry passengers across oceans and continents. In fact, […]

Negative COVID-19 test not needed for Thai visa extension (for now)

Thailand charge THB5,000 for the six-month visa

The immigration police have announced that a negative COVID-19 test result is NOT mandatory for Thai visa extension of foreign travellers who wish to stay longer in Thailand. The immigration bureau caused temporary confusion when spokesman Archayon Kraithong previously said on Monday a negative COVID-19 test result is a requirement for visa extension for “every […]

Meet Thailand’s top 100 luxury sellers at the first ever ‘Distinctly Thai Luxury & Romance Mart’

Meet Thailand’s top 100 luxury sellers at the first ever ‘Distinctly Thai Luxury & Romance Mart’

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched its Distinctly Thai campaign to promote Thailand’s luxury hotels and experiences. With the luxury market set to lead the return to long haul travel, TAT has created an exclusive Distinctly Thai virtual event to invite luxury buyers to boost their destination knowledge and network with existing and new […]

COVID-19 Thailand: Thai PM “We must prepare ourselves”

COVID-19 Thailand: Thai PM “We must prepare ourselves”

With the reemergence of COVID-19 in Thailand this week Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister, addressed the nation. His full speech is reprinted below. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Thailand The recent outbreak of Covid-19 infections in Samut Sakhon are being dealt with urgently and with strong measures, and I would like […]

Hoping for true love? Thai tourism board plays cupid

Hoping for true love? Thai tourism board plays cupid

If you are single living in Thailand and hoping to retire from singlehood, would you give Tourism Authority of Thailand a chance to find your match? In its latest scheme to resuscitate tourism in the country, the Thai tourism board paired with popular dating app Tinder to launch ‘Single Journey’ tours targeting singletons and bringing […]

Thai domestic travel: “The future for every hotel is one of more discerning guests and shorter lead times”

Koh Samui, Thailand

Chon Buri, Thailand Thailand’s hotel industry is in the second stage of plateauing, following a steep rise in domestic bookings through May and June, according to a new study from Siteminder.  The study dubbed, From Booming to Privilege: The New Realities for a Hotel Industry in Need of a Reset  SiteMinder’s six-month study of the latest […]

Thai Vietjet hiring spree to expand flight network

Thai Vietjet hiring spree to expand flight network

While a number of airlines struggle due to the pandemic and layoff some employees, Thai Vietjet plans to increase its employees and fleet by 2021. Despite the crisis, Thai Vietjet secures the jobs for its employees and is recruiting even more staff to expand its flight network in Thailand and overseas. The airline recently held […]

Bangkok’s best street food, curated at Mahanakhon CUBE’s Thai Taste Hub

Bangkok’s best street food, curated at Mahanakhon CUBE’s Thai Taste Hub

Take a journey into the city’s vibrant – and often elusive – street food scene without leaving your chair. The massive city’s famed street food scene – long considered among the best in the world – can be challenging. Finding the top-rated vendors in their impromptu sidewalk locations, deciphering their menus and reaching them before […]

4 important things you need to know about TR and STV Thai visa requirements

Thailand tourist visa requirements: Everything you need to know

Since Thailand announced that it will reopen its borders, foreign travellers were ecstatic to be able to visit the Southeast Asian paradise. Therefore, the kingdom issued new types of tourist visas – TR and STV visa. However, along with the excitement for the new types of visas, confusion arises due to the changing application requirements. […]

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