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Elderly people walk around sprinkling water in the traditional way, but most folks just opt for a bucket or a gun.

An extraordinary Songkran for Pattaya's bus terminals

Sirithanon Pattaya Daily News 16.04.2009
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On 15th April PDN reporters visited the two main bus terminals in Pattaya to gauge the number of people arriving and leaving for the Songkran holiday and whether the political troubles have had any effect.


Thai Immigration Offices to Open Thursday, Friday

Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison Phuket Wan 15.04.2009
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ALL Immigration offices around Thailand will open on Thursday and Friday this week to prevent the extra long Songkran holiday break from throwing the visa system into confusion.

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This weekend saw a new attraction being added to the aquatic themed Underwater World on Sukhumvit Road, it is called the Magic Tank.


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Taipei - Thailand is luring lovers with a Made in Thailand (MIT) tourist tag that encourages them to conceive a baby while on holiday. The Thailand Authority of Tourism (TAT) on Friday launched the MIT project to encourage Taiwan couples to go on ...

Thailand’s aggressive marketing plan

SCHAVE DE ROZARIO The Malaysia Star 04.04.2009
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IN view of the economic downturn, Thailand has upped its ante to meet market demands. With the theme of Thailand Moving Forward, Thailand’s Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has launched an aggressive marketing plan to invite international c...


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A little lesson for those who don't know the difference between a Visa,Visa Waiver,Visa On Arrival and a Permit of Stay stamp.

Chiang Rai gets new bus terminal

KARNJANA KARNJANATAWE Bangkok Post 12.03.2009
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Chiang Rai's new bus terminal opening tomorrow should significantly enhance tourism in the northern region and beyond, not to mention inter-provincial travel.


28th Mawlid Fair 2009 to be held in Krabi, 20-24 February, 2009

ภมรพล จันทนะโพธิ NNT 13.02.2009
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Krabi province alongside both public and private organizations have jointly organized the 28th Mawlid Fair of the year 2009.

Samut Songkhram: The 1,000-baht escape

CHADAMAS CHINMANEEVONG Bangkok Post 29.12.2008
Samut Songkhram: The 1,000-baht escape

Leave the plastic cards at home and put city stress behind you with a short outing to places where people still enjoy life the old-fashioned way


Suvarnabhumi operates at nearly full capacity

Suvarnabhumi Airport officially reopened for commercial operations yesterday, with several hundred flights using Asia's fourth-busiest aviation hub during the day.

More relaxed atmosphere at U-Tapao Airport

Nattaphumin, Srithanon Pattaya Daily News 03.12.2008
More relaxed atmosphere at U-Tapao Airport

A corner of U-tapao airport has been transformed into an area to provide services and entertainment for passengers waiting to leave the country.


El Al now flying out of Pattaya

The Jerusalem Post 28.11.2008
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After anti-government protesters closed Bangkok's two airports this week, El Al announced that all its flights to and from Thailand will be directed to Pattaya Airport, about 150 km. north of Bangkok.

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Malaysia Airlines (MAS) on Friday will operate one flight from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao, near Pattaya to bring hundreds of its stranded passengers in Bangkok.


Roaming Rayong

YVONNE BOHWONGPRASERT Bangkok Post 20.11.2008
Roaming Rayong

Khao Laem Ya and its panoramic sweep of Samet Island is a fitting prelude to an aquarium tour and a fishing village offering exemplary homestay facility

Bangkok, Chiang Mai ranked Asia's best cities by leading US travel magazine

Bangkok, Thailand — Bangkok and Chiang Mai have been rated as the Best Cities of Asia 2008 from American readers of Condé Nast Traveler, an US leading travel & lifestyle magazine. The readers voted Bangkok as Best City of Asia with an overall scor...


Surin to hold largest Elephant Banquet in the world November 21st

Surin province is gearing up to hold the largest elephant banquet in the world this November 21st at the Monument of Phraya Surin Phakdi Si Narong Changwang (พระยาสุรินทร์ภักดีศรีณรงค์จางวาง).

Chonburi City hosts annual buffalo races

Yanwarut Pattaya Daily News 15.10.2008
Chonburi City hosts annual buffalo races

On 13th October thousands of people gathered at the Chonburi city hall racing ground for the Buffalo Racing 2008 festival. The event was officially opened by Mr. Pracha Tae-rat, Mayor of Chonburi province and his committee members. Mr. Pracha anno...


SAS: Scandinavians unfazed by strife

Trading Markets 11.10.2008
SAS: Scandinavians unfazed by strife

While tourists from other countries are being scared away from Thailand due to the current tense political standoff, Scandinavians remain unfazed and continue to arrive in even greater numbers. No jitters are apparent among Nordic tourists, if the...

Partial resumption of Southern railways Saturday; full services Monday

BANGKOK, Sept 13 (TNA) -- Train services from Lang Suan railway station in the southern province of Chumphon to Bangkok resumed Saturday, and the State Railways of Thailand (SRT) is optimistic that full service throughout the south resumeMonday, S...