Don Don Donki Finally Lands in Bangkok
Opening Day is in February


Don Don Donki Finally Lands in Bangkok  Opening Day is in February

Rumors and reports first started flying in 2017 that tax-free Japanese discount megastore Don Quijote was set to open in Bangkok on Ekkamai Soi 5. And finally in November 2018, the official Facebook page of Don Don Donki Thailand announced it was hiring, meaning that the store’s opening is imminent. Word is that the first Bangkok branch of the megastore, which will…

Thailand named in top ten in the world for retirees


Thailand named in top ten in the world for retirees

Thailand has been named in the top ten of best places in the world for retirees. And the kingdom is rated the second best place in Asia. The chief of the tourism authority has said it is a deserved award pointing to all the reasons Thailand is wonderful for those in retirement. An index published in…

Free Wi-Fi available at 30 BTS stations in Bangkok


Free Wi-Fi available at 30 BTS stations in Bangkok

Alt Telecom has launched its free Wi-Fi service in 30 BTS stations and secured the management rights to all commercial areas on Bangkok’s skytrain stations. Future plans involve providing free Wi-Fi to all BTS stations in the capital. This follows on Alt Telecom’s new concession agreement with Spotwerks (Thailand), who are currently in charge of…

Chinese visitors to Thailand hit 10 million for 1st time


Chinese visitors to Thailand hit 10 million for 1st time

Thailand has announced the arrival of the 10 millionth Chinese visitor in 2018 in Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, a milestone for the country’s tourism industry. He Weixin, the 10 millionth Chinese visitor who was from China’s Yunnan province, disembarked from a Thai Airways International flight from Kunming on Wednesday, and was welcomed by the Tourism Authority of…

Bangkok #2, Phuket #11 – World’s most popular destinations


Bangkok #2, Phuket #11 – World’s most popular destinations

“Phuket rank 11th with about 11.9 million tourist arrivals this year, higher than last year’s 11.6 million arrivals making it Thailand’s most important economy outside Bangkok.”  Bangkok has come in second place in the list of the world’s top cities for tourism. The list has been compiled by Euromonitor International. Their Top 100 City Destinations 2018…

Bangkok is lit this festive season
Say hello to 2019!


Bangkok is lit this festive season  Say hello to 2019!

Every year, the streets of Bangkok are lined with Christmas displays and extravagant Christmas towns. The city will be made the most instagrammable in the country. Are you ready for this festive season? Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019! This year, Central World and One Siam will host their annual Christmas displays. One…

Chinese will be first to get access to Thai e-visa service


Chinese will be first to get access to Thai e-visa service

The Consular Affairs Department will launch its first e-visa service in February, starting with it being available in Beijing with a plan to gradually expand to other countries over three years. The department annpounced on Monday it had joined with Kasikornbank, which will handle the payments side, in making the service available. From Feb 15,…