• Asia shows exceptional growth in medical tourism

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    A market study on the global tourism market, recently published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) estimates this market to rise at an exceptional CAGR of 17.90% over the period from 2013 to 2019 and reach a value US$32.5 bn by …

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  • Golf tourism to Chiang Mai set to soar after 5th Asia Golf Tourism Convention

    Published on : Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Golf travel to Thailand’s northern city of Chiang Mai and the surrounding province is predicted to rocket by an unprecedented 25% over the next two years – as a direct result of hosting the 5th annual Asia Golf Tourism Convention. …

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  • PATA report shows increased growth of foreign arrival by 2020 in Asia Pacific

    Published on : Friday, March 4, 2016

    Preliminary data for 36 Asia Pacific destinations indicate a strong performance in 2015 with foreign arrivals growing by around 5.2 percent to reach a combined inbound total of more than 455 million. The Pacific led the way with annual growth …

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  • Dusk parties in Paradise Beach Thailand offer celebrations for guests

    Published on : Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    Paradise Beach is Thailand’s first permanent beach party. Located on a private section off Phuket’s famous Patong beach, the newly created attraction will also see spectacular Full moon, Half moon and Black moon parties featuring international DJs. Festive seasonal events, …

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  • MICE tourism the only way to boost Thailand’s economy

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2015

    Thailand government officials consider MICE to be an “essential” part of the country’s tourism economy, as they commit to continue its growth and promotion in the coming days.     General Tanasak Patimapragorn, the Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister announced six …

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  • Amazing Thailand experience offered by Conrad Koh Samui

    Published on : Wednesday, September 9, 2015

    Conrad Koh Samui is offering luxury travellers a new weekend package to discover the amazing Thailand throughout 2015.     The best resort hotel in Thailand at the Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2014-2015, Conrad Koh Samui invites guests to escape …

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  • ASEAN countries propose single visa to boost tourism

    Published on : Thursday, September 3, 2015

    India continues to be the major source market for all the ASEAN countries and consequently the tourism boards of these South East Asian countries are planning to introduce a single visa.     South East Asia has always been an …

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  • Jumeirah Group signs agreement with Oxley Malaysia to operate luxury hotels

    Published on : Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    Jumeirah Group, the global hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has signed management agreements to operate a 190-room luxury Jumeirah hotel and to brand 273 premium residences in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The agreements were signed …

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  • Borobudur temple Indonesia to attract sky lovers

    Published on : Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    This year Indonesia is again host to the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) 2015, this time to be held on the terraces of the imposing Borobudur temple in the district of Magelang in Central Java.  Initiated by five …

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  • Thailand celebrates the arrival of its 15th million visitor in 2015

    Published on : Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Thailand welcomed its 15th million visitor this year. TAT had organised an activity as part of a campaign to welcome every millionth visitor. Ms. Rozita Binti Namyan, from Malaysia, who is another Thailand’s Luckiest Visitor, arrived at Hat Yai International …

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  • Nepali embassy in Thailand organised tourism promotion campaign in Singapore

    Published on : Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    In a campaign to promote tourism in Nepal in the post-earthquake scenario, the Embassy of Nepal, Thailand and Consulate of Nepal in Singapore jointly organized a Tourism Promotion Program with the slogan of “Nepal is Safe: Visit, Enjoy and Help …

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  • Medical tourism fame helps Thailand cope better with MERS

    Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Thailand has earned fame for being a top medical tourism destination .It is combating the grave impact of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) with proficiency it claims, owing to its high standards of medical treatment.   The first case …

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  • 50 GTA staff to experience the splendours of Thailand

    Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    50 GTA staff visit Chiang Rai, Thailand on three-day incentive trip Delegates will stay at Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort, visit Antara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort and refresh the playground and nursery in Bang Pong Nam Ron village …

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  • Cebu needs to upgrade its tourism strategy to attract tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Philippines is facing tough competition from the global tourism sector and from the Asean tourism market of 10 member economies. The top Asean countries like Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia have always given Cebu a tough contest but now countries like …

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  • Compass Hospitality reinforce SiteMinder’s presence in South-East Asia

    Published on : Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    The global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, is pleased to announce it has tied-up with leading hotel management group Compass Hospitality to solidify its presence in South-East Asia.     Compass Hospitality operates 42 hotel properties across Thailand, Malaysia and, …

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  • Thailand rolls out new app to attract Muslim tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is set to launch an innovative app especially designed for the growing number of Muslim visitors in the country. The app will presumably assist travelers with all the Muslim friendly products, services and facilities available …

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  • Outlook of the Asia medical tourism industry

    Published on : Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    Medical tourism is a high-growth industry driven by globalization and rising healthcare costs in developed countries. People prefer traveling to developing countries for treatments in order to save cost. More than forty countries in Asia, America, Africa and Eastern Europe …

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  • PATAcademy-HCD successfully completed its interactive session on Human Capital Development Challenges

    Published on : Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    The 4th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme “Human Capital Development – This Decade’s Tourism Challenge“, successfully completed on Thursday, September 4, 2015. The three-day interactive programme took place on June 2-4 at the PATA Engagement Hub in PATA Headquarters in Bangkok, …

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  • Thailand revising its tourism outlook to increase visitation

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The situation in Thailand is completely safe for tourists. The Tourism and sports ministry of Thailand is determined that by adopting safety measures, tourism is bound for an increase in the peak season.   A panel of 30 ministers was …

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  • Monsoon tourists to Thailand will miss out on many attractions

    Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Thailand will be seeing a slow progress in tourism in the monsoons as the country needs to close down on a lot of its tourist attractions. Tour operators are against the closure decision but the authorities feel that it is …

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