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  1. Tourism industry lauds some govt actions, calls for long-term measuresRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | The Nation

    The lifting of martial law and crackdowns on illegal businesses have been the highlights of the government's six-month performance, according to tourism industry representatives, but they have called on the regime to ensure the safety and security of tourist for the long term. "The private sector is happy with the past six months of the government's administration.

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  2. IRCTC plans for 2nd International tour to ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | AndhraNews

    The package duration is 4 nights/5 days leaving on May 23, 2015 from Hyderabad returning on May 27, 2015. The itinerary of the package is two nights stay in Pattaya covering Tiger Zoo, Alcazar Show, Coral Island, Nong Nooch Village Tour, Gems Gallery and two nights stay in Bangkok covering Wat Trimit , Wat Pho and Wat Benchamabopit and Safari World with Marine Park.The package cost Rs.40,000 includes Flight Tickets, Hotel AC Accommodation, AC Road Transportation, Sightseeing, Meals, English Speaking guide, IRCTC Tour Manager, Insurance, all Taxes.

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  3. Fewer Russians to visit Thailand in face of falling ruble, direct-flight shutdownRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Xinhuanet

    No more than 1.2 million Russians are expected to visit Thailand throughout this year, marking a substantial decline from last year. The number of Russian travelers to Thailand will drop largely due to the falling ruble, which is yet to rebound upward in years to come, said Thai Tourism & Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavarangkul over the weekend.

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  4. Chinese man drowns near PattayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Bangkok Post

    An elderly Chinese tourist drowned off Koh Larn in Chon Buri Friday while swimming with his compatriots at the Pattaya tourist island. The 71-year-old visitor suddenly collapsed, said Pol Lt Col Possawat Siripornnoppakhun, a duty officer at Pattaya police station, who was alerted at 11.30am on Friday.

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  5. Travel manual in Chinese offers advice against bad mannersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Nation

    Chinese tourists are being advised to avoid bad behaviour while travelling in Thailand as it could harm this country's tourism image. Kasian Watanachaopisut, president of the Thai-Chinese Tourism Alliance Association, said the group had issued a manual specifically for Chinese tourists, featuring a list of "dos and don'ts", tourist attractions, and general information.

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  6. Erawan in Asean push for Hop InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Bangkok Post

    The group said domestic travel in both countries had high growth potential particularly as their economies percolate as there are 100 million people in the Philippines and 250 million in Indonesia. Both nations also have a lot of islands.

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  7. Security tightened at Koh Samui's airport, hotels after attack.Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotels in Surat Thani's Koh Samui are tightening security measures following a bomb blast at a shopping mall on Friday night, while tourists are advised to be cautious when at public areas. Supawan Tanomkieatipume, vice president of the Thai Hotels Association, said the bomb blast at a parking lot at Central Samui would scare tourists and local residents, but she expected the impact to be limited.

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  8. Three new motorways approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Bangkok Post

    The cabinet has approved three new inter-city motorways with a combined distance of 324 kilometres to make travel faster and easier, especially to the Northeast. The three routes will run from Bang Pa-in in Ayutthaya via Saraburi to Nakhon Ratchasima, a distance of 196 kilometres; from Bang Yai via Ban Pong to Kanchanaburi and from Pattaya to Map Ta Phut .

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  9. DTAC launches 4G in PattayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Pattaya Mail

    Total Access Communications Plc became the second company to bring high-speed wireless data to Pattaya with the launch of its DTAC 4G service. Amnat Kosonrod, central and eastern sales director, joined other DTAC employees at the launch of the next-generation data service at the Amari Orchid Resort & Tower March 27. Amnat said DTAC 4G now covers Chonburi, Sriracha, Pattaya and Koh Larn, making it the second provider of high-speed data after True Corp's True Move-H.

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  10. the Principal of Thai Hospitality Education & Life at Dusit Thani CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Asian Correspondent

    When Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui returned from a study trip overseas to see the many leading hotels of the world, she was most impressed with the properties she saw in America and in Japan. So she decided to build her first hotel in Bangkok.

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  11. Thailand to develop tourist spots to attract more Russian visitorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Pattaya Mail

    BANGKOK, 9 April 2015, The Ministry of Tourism and and Sports and the Tourism Authority of Thailand are joining hands developing tourist spots in response particularly to Russian tourists' demands. According to the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, the new tourist spots are aimed at drawing tourists from the already overpopulated areas such as Bangkok and Pattaya to other cities The ministry plans to come up with traveling itinerary that particularly responds to Russian tourists' demands; for example, tie-in weight loss programs, which target female Russian travelers.

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  12. Half a million foreign tourists expected for Songkran festivitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Nation

    THE TRADITIONAL Thai New Year Festival is expected to draw 500,000 foreign tourists and generate income of Bt14.5 billion. Meanwhile, 2 million local residents are expected to travel within the country during the three-day Songkran Festival.

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  13. Thai Police are Forced to Shoot Out the Tires of Confused American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Right Wing News

    It's understandable to be confused when trying to drive in a foreign city, on roads you aren't familiar with. But understanding tends to come to an end when confused driving turns into a rampage that damages 13 cars and injures two people .

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  14. Polish tourist assaulted in Pattaya barRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangkok Post

    Polish national, Rafal Ignacy Jakowicki, 55, wearing an 'I love Phuket' vest, received head injuries when attacked by a bouncer with a metal hook at the Skyfall go-go bar in Pattaya early Monday morning, April 6. Tourist police will ask Chon Buri authorities to order the temporary closure of a go-go bar in South Pattaya following an attack on a 55-year-old Polish man by one of bar's bouncers, police said. The tourist, identified as Rafal Ignacy Jakowicki, 55, sustained forehead injuries when attacked by a bouncer armed with a metal hook at the Skyfall go-go bar in the early hours of Monday morning.

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  15. Demolition Derby American tourist's tyres shot out by Thailand policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Daily Mail

    Police in Thailand opened fire on a car driven by an 'crazy' American tourist after she drove the wrong way down a busy road and crashed into 13 vehicles, injuring two people. The 29-year-old woman, named by local media as Samantha or Amanda, was chased by police through the Pattaya region for 30 minutes before they shot out three wheels of her car.

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  16. Draft bill to lure hotel investors to register propertiesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The Nation

    "Investors from Singapore have already obtained the details of the revised hotel registration draft bill that has been approved by the Cabinet. Several firms are talking on the takeover process," a source at the Thai Hotels Association said.

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  17. Hot nights, cool roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Nation

    BANGKOK Hot nights, cool room Bangkok always has something for everyone to enjoy whether it's a sunny getaway, a cosmopolitan adventure or a cultural weekend. Explore the city and save with Vie Hotel Bangkok's "Stay 3 pay 2" offer, which gives you one night free for two nights stayed.

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  18. Videocon Telecom's employees get Annual Employee Appraisal results...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Merinews

    Videocon Telecom, the youngest Telco in the country & the telecom arm of the Indian conglomerate Videocon Group has delighted and surprised its employees and the industry alike by announcing annual employee appraisal results and increments before the Financial Year end. Bringing unprecedented encouragement to its employees, Videocon Telecom has also announced a lucrative and higher than industry average salary hike of 18% for its workforce.

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  19. Pattaya hotels offering big discounts for ThaisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Bangkok Post

    Hotels in the Pattaya area will offer discounts of up to 50% on rooms from April to October - for Thais only - in the hope of drawing tourists to replace falling numbers of visitors from Russia and Europe. Sanphet Suphabuansathien, president of the Thai Hotels Association Eastern Region, said the number of guests from major markets like Europe and Russia had dropped by about 30%.

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  20. From R- to G-ratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Life speaks with Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome about his ambitious goal to change the image of 'Sin City' from a seedy nightlife hotspot to a family and sports destination We have volunteers who can speak the Chinese language at police stations and some information centres, as well as at our call centre service. We hold meetings with tour agents to inform them to advise their Chinese customers about Thai culture, cleanliness and environmental issues.

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