Category: Tourism

Culture Ministry wants Tom Yum Kung on UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list

Culture Minister Weera Rojphotjanarat disclosed today that the Committee on the Promotion and Preservation of Cultural Wisdom has discussed progress of preparations for proposing that Tom Yum Kung be included in UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage of humanity list, by March 2020. It is hoped that the application will be considered at the UNESCO Cultural Heritage…

FIRST-EVER ‘NORTH EAST INDIA FESTIVAL’ IN THAILAND

Dazzling range of activities, on 9-10 February, at Central World The first-ever ‘North-East Festival of India’ will be held in Bangkok, on 9th and 10th of February, at Central World (Zones A and B).The North-East region of India consists of seven exotic and culturally rich states- Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura. Some…

Influx of Indian tourists expected over the next decade

Tourism from India will increase markedly over the next ten years. This prediction from the head of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, Wichit Prakorpkoson. By 2028 he says he expects 10 million Indian visitors each year. About Chinese tourism, the ATTA chief say he expected the numbers to slow from previous trends but there will still…

Dussehra festival celebrated in Bangkok, Thailand

Hindus perform a ritual during a Dussehra celebration in downtown Bangkok, Thailand, October 19, 2018. Hindus in Bangkok joined a series of festivities on Saturday evening to observe Dussehra, a major Hindu festival marking Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana, the ten-headed demon king. Sri MahaMariAmman Temple located at Silom road in Bangkok #Dussehra festival celebrated…

PM Prayut instructs officials to boost tourists’ confidence

The Prime Minister has instructed related agencies to step up efforts to boost tourist confidence. Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha meanwhile, denied claims that Thailand had limited the number of visas for Chinese travelers, an allegation that went viral via YouTube, while the Thai consulate generals and Embassy in China also confirmed the reports were…

Thailand remains most visited destination among Chinese

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has reported that Ctrip.com, China’s largest and most influential online travel agent, has ranked Thailand the number one global destination among Chinese tourists during this year’s National Day vacation, or the Chinese Golden Week 2018. Thailand comes out on top of Japan, Hong Kong SAR, Vietnam, Singapore, Taiwan, and…