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  1. International yacht show in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Two new cruise liner ports are to be built in southern Thailand, one in Krabi and the other in Surat Thani, with an international yacht show also planned for the beginning of the high tourist season in November this year. Deputy Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said the two new international tourist shipping ports would supplement the existing cruise liner ports in Phuket, Laem Chabang and Bangkok.


  2. Thailand to hold yacht show at the end of this yearRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    BANGKOK, 2 Mar 2015, Thailand is to host its first yacht show at the end of this year. The fair is aimed at promoting tourism and stimulating the economy.


  3. Easter school holiday travel tips for familiesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... stretch your budget far enough to add some treats or a few extra days away." June/July school holidays in Phuket, Thailand - from $1,415 per person for adults and $999 for children. This package includes eight nights' accommodation in a superior ...


  4. Hongkongers have seven million reasons to buy a home abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | South China Morning Post

    ... balmy climes of Southeast Asia are more to your taste, take a look at a four-bedroom resort-style home in Phuket, Thailand, where the 30 million baht (HK$7.2 million) price taf includes membership in an exclusive golf club. Closer to home, you could ...


  5. Australian CEO, 34, identified as man killed in Phuket motorcycle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    Shot in the Kremlin's shadow: Russian opposition leader killed in 'politically motivated' attack a day before major anti-Putin protest NYPD detective is killed in head-on highway horror crash ... while his wife unknowingly waited in the traffic behind as she took their daughter to school Married kindergarten teacher with two young daughters is arrested for 'sexual abuse and solicitation of a child' - yet still has her job Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss defamation lawsuit filed by three women who were labeled 'liars' after accusing comedian of sexual assault 'I had to do what I had to do': Heroic boy, 15, stops runaway school bus after a classmate knocked female driver unconscious Boston bomber suspect's trial can STAY in Boston as court dismisses his lawyers' claims that jurors have 'already made up their minds' 'I loved him like a brother': William Shatner pays tribute to Star Trek ... (more)


  6. Aussie Bitcoin CEO killed in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    A MELBOURNE man, who is the CEO of an Australian Bitcoin exchange company, has been killed in Thailand in a motorcycle crash. MOVIES have always predicted the path of artificial intelligence.


  7. Australian killed in Thailand identified as Independent Reserve CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Age

    Australian businessman Adam Tepper has been named as the person who died in a motorcycle crash in Thailand last week. The 34-old-year, from Langwarrin in Melbourne's south-east, suffered fatal head injuries on Wednesday night when the bike he was riding smashed into a parked trailer, according to Thai media reports.


  8. Dusit poised to unveil new hospitality schoolRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Nation

    Dusit International, a Bangkok-based hotel and resort company, will this year launch one of the country's first distance-learning hospitality schools, the Dusit Thani Hotel School in central Bangkok. Chanin Donavanik, Dusit International managing director and chief executive, said the school would provide theoretical instructions, on-the-job training and communication skills under a paperless-school concept.


  9. Court voids 'secured' foreigner leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bangkok Post

    In a shock decision by the Phuket Civil Court, backed by the Region 8 Appellate Court, it has been ruled that so-called "secured leases" offered by some real estate developers to allow foreigners to secure a cast-iron 90-year lease are not valid. The case is now to go to the Supreme Court.


  10. Melbourne man reportedly killed in motorcycle crash in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The man is believed to be 34 years old and from Langwarrin, in Melbourne's south-east, Channel 7 reported. Local newspaper Phuket Gazette reported that an unidentified man of "European appearance" had been killed in a high-speed motorcycle crash in southern Phuket.


  11. Victorian killed in Phuket motorbike crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    PRIVATE health insurance premiums are set for a huge increase after the government approved a rise more than three times the inflation rate. SHE IS just 19 years, old but this Australian teenager has just become an instant millionaire - so who is Olivia Mead? ISLAMIC State has celebrated the Sydney siege and terror attacks in other Western countries in the latest issue of its propaganda magazine Dabiq .


  12. Ko Lanta VignettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Dr Dave

    Not having the best beaches, the best luxury resorts or the best party life, the island has so far escaped most of the tourism-driven uglification of most other Thai islands. The island economy is still 90% tourism, but its relatively small size and chill vibe do not sell well to party-oriented teenage euro crowds, and its relatively stringent zoning laws due to its status as a national park put a limit to the number of obnoxious walled-in resorts that can blight the landscape.


  13. The humiliating ordeal of elderly Australian ex-pat who was TIED to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Mail

    ... Ashton has revealed how his 79-year-old Australian father was humiliatingly tied to a hospital bed in Phuket, Thailand with bedsheets and left in pain for hours during a nightmare ordeal. The unorthodox restraints were used on expat Anthony Lawson ...


  14. Thailand Emerging as New Kiwi Family Holiday Favou...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Scoop

    An increasing desire for family holidays further afield, along with a change in reputation for the former party hot spot, means more Kiwi families are travelling to Thailand for a mid-winter holiday. An increasing desire for family holidays further afield, along with a change in reputation for the former party hot spot, means more Kiwi families are travelling to Thailand for a mid-winter holiday.


  15. Koh Kood: Luxury on the isleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Nation

    KOH KOOD Luxury on the isle Soneva Kiri Koh Kood is now offering a new package exclusively to Thai residents. Valid for stays between March 1 to 27, the package includes daily full board, non-alcoholic beverages during meals, one 50-minute spa treatment for adults, private butlers and complimentary bespoke chocolate and creative ice cream from the Chocolate and Ice Cream Parlour.


  16. Movenpick Hotels & Resorts gives green light to 'Colour your spring' offerRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PRWeb

    Seasonal discounts of 15-30% can be enjoyed this April and May at many of the upscale company's hotels and resorts on four continents. Those with winter blues will probably be tickled pink with the upcoming 'Colour your spring' promotion by Movenpick Hotels & Resorts.


  17. Mathieu Lacabanne has been appointed General Manager at Dream Bangkok, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Hospitality Net

    A native of France, Lacabanne holds the highest hotel management degree from Biarritz hotel management school in France. His hospitality career spans over 18 years ranging from hotel operations to senior managements.


  18. Dream world in thailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | CNN

    The best place in the world for traveling and getting entertainment is Thailand. There are a lot of places for entertainment and visiting temples and beaches.


  19. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Bangkok Post

    A selection of photographs promoting Thailand will be displayed during the "How Are You Thailand?" exhibition, at Pullman Bangkok Hotel G's The Gallery, from Sunday until April 8. The exhibition features 25 images of various aspects of the country, captured on film by 25 photographers. The photos were selected from 1,000 submissions to Barefoot magazine during the "How Are You Thailand?" campaign.


  20. Cyclist attempting world record killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 |

    CHILEAN cyclist Francisco Villa has been killed in a traffic accident in Thailand while attempting to ride around the world. VILLA was killed and his wife and son were injured on Saturday on a road in central Thailand, the Phuket Wan news Web site reported.