MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga 2019 Selection


MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga 2019 Selection

Michelin has announced the closely-watched MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga 2019 Selection. In its second edition, the world-renowned guide recognises 27 dining establishments in Bangkok and Phuket — 23 of them are awarded with one star each and four attain two stars each. Sühring, a contemporary European restaurant in Bangkok, is elevated to a two-star…

The Seven Wonders of Thailand
Chiang Mai’s Yeepeng Lanna Festival


The Seven Wonders of Thailand  Chiang Mai’s Yeepeng Lanna Festival

If you plan to visit Chiang Mai once in your lifetime, it must be in November. In less than 10 days, Thailand’s northern valleys will be lit by thousands of lanterns in the sky and candles in the waters. The Yeepeng Lanna Festival is celebrated across the country, but in the northern hills of Thailand,…

THAILAND TOPS THE GLOBAL LIST OF AGODA 2018 GOLD CIRCLE AWARD WINNERS


THAILAND TOPS THE GLOBAL LIST OF AGODA 2018 GOLD CIRCLE AWARD WINNERS

Thailand scooped the most winners in this year’s Agoda Gold Circle Award, with 241 out of the 1,642 based in the country. Japan comes in second place with 230, followed by China with 150. The Gold Circle Awards, now in its 10th Year, recognizes elite service, high scoring peer-to-peer customer reviews from the 22 million reviews…

Hot : New year gift for foreign tourists next month


Hot : New year gift for foreign tourists next month

The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday gave the green light to the Immigration Bureau’s proposal for waiver of visa on arrival fees for tourists from 20 countries and Taiwan. The waiver is seen as a New Year gift to foreign visitors and is aimed at boosting tourist arrivals to Thailand. The Cabinet has approved free visa…

Bangkok Creative and Design Center promotes Creative Economy


Bangkok Creative and Design Center promotes Creative Economy

Thailand the land of exotic sunshine and coastal beaches. In recent years, however, its creative industry has soared, creating job opportunities for more than 860 thousand workers among 30o thousand small to mid-scale creative firms. Thailand Creative and Design Center was established as a direct department under the Prime Minister in 2004, sponsored largely by…

Sansiri and Golden Emperor Properties hosts the Belt and Road – Property Investment Opportunities in Thailand Forum in Shanghai


Sansiri and Golden Emperor Properties hosts the Belt and Road – Property Investment Opportunities in Thailand Forum in Shanghai

The One Belt One Road Initiative, adopted by the Chinese government in infrastructure development and investments across Europe and Asia has posed advantages for the Southeast (SE) Asian region. Thailand, central to the ASEAN region, is positioned to be SE Asia’s transport hub. Specialists foresee that Thailand’s economy, tourism and city development will soar and…

Thailand boost in competitiveness hailed


Thailand boost in competitiveness hailed

THAILAND has climbed two notches in the rankings of the closely watched Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 (GIC 4.0) to 38th place. The country improved its score from 66.3 in 2017 to 67.5 out of 100 in the report that is put out by the World Economic Forum (WEF), according to the Faculty of Commerce and…

Thailand is becoming a critical country for blockchain


Thailand is becoming a critical country for blockchain

While United States regulators are still trying to figure out how to think about cryptocurrencies, Thailand’s government is already mapping out its own central bank digital currency. This is just one of numerous examples how Thailand has emerged as one the most interesting cryptocurrency and blockchain countries in Southeast Asia in 2018. Since the start of…

Bangkok comes up top in Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index


Bangkok comes up top in Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index

Bangkok is basking in the limelight of being named this year’s number one city in the world by the Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index, making it the third consecutive year that Thailand’s ‘City of Angels’ has been ranked in the top spot. With roughly 20 million international overnight visitors, Bangkok retained the top spot…

Travel back in time around the world with one weekend in Bangkok


Travel back in time around the world with one weekend in Bangkok

Bangkok boasts a handful of hidden spots. It’s like the world of Doctor Strange, you’ll never know where you are and what time zone you’re in. This must be the charms of Bangkok. 1900s – Thailand, Bangkok – Taste of a royal Thai meal “Where can you find authentic Thai cuisine?” Baan Suriyasai runs under a “Soontaree”…