40 Thai Beaches I Have Snapped a Picture Of

Thailand is a country of beautiful beaches, and I have been fortunate to see quite a few stretches of them; golden, white, seashell covered, powdery, …


Hunt continues for crocodile in Phuket

A crocodile, about 2-3 metres long, is spotted off Nai Harn beach on the resort island of Phuket on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of a Phuket fisheries …


Sailing Near The Limits Day 2 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek

Can there ever be too much wind for a regatta? The obvious answer is yes, but perhaps the real question is "when is too much, too much?" Taking a …


Phuket crocodile hunt continues as tourists ignore safety warnings

PHUKET: The search for the crocodile in the Nai Harn Beach and Yanui Beach area on Phuket’s southwest coast continues today after the search failed …


PACC takes action on abuse complaints from foreigners

Around 30 complaints have been submitted to the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) by foreign tourists and business operators claiming …

City Halls

AoT expects revenue bump for next year

Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT), the operator of six international airports, expects revenue to rise healthily once its 220-billion-baht expansion …


How this Burlington restaurant is giving Toronto's Thai food scene a run for its money

It is my experience that when it comes to Thai cuisine in the GTA, the majority of the standout restaurants are located in downtown Toronto.<p>This is …


This is probably the chicest hotel in Phuket Old Town right now

Phuket isn't all about white sands and palm trees, so why not switch it up next time you visit and exchange the touristy beaches for a bit of …


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Chinese suspects held over Phuket ‘call-centre’ scam

The Tourist Police Bureau in Bangkok said it had arrested two Thai, 22 Chinese and one Burmese citizen, who were allegedly working for a call-centre …


Storm brings heavy rains to many provinces

TROPICAL STORM Son-Tinh is bringing in its wake heavy downpours, leading to warnings in many parts of Thailand.


Commerce vows stricter inspections

Following the Phuket boat tragedy, the Commerce Ministry has vowed to step up inspections of business owners, particularly in tourism, property and …

Business Development

Why is Phuket suffering thousands of hotel cancellations?

#DESTINATIONS<p>By <b>Travel Wire Asia</b> | 18 July, 2018 |<p><b>THAILAND has suffered a series of tragedies this summer.</b><p>The rescue of the young Thai football team …

Asia Travel

Backlash following a deadly boat accident could cause a $1.5 billion hit to Thailand's economy

• <b>Dozens were killed after tourist boats capsized off the southern island of Phuket, Thailand on July 5.</b>• <b><br>Many of the passengers aboard were Chinese tourists.</b>• <b><br>Calls for a boycott of Thailand have broken out in China.</b>• <b><br>Economists say that could cost the Thai tourism industry more than $1 billion.</b><p>A boat …


Navy to rescue tourists from Koh Racha

The Royal Thai Navy were called on Wednesday to bring about 60 tourists back to the Phuket’s Deep Sea Port following another day of strong winds …

Thai Navy

Search resumes for missing jet ski driver off Phuket

Jet skis search for a man swept from his jet ski by a large wave near Koh Naka Noi of Phuket on Tuesday. (Photo by Achadtaya Chuenniran)<p>PHUKET: The …


Boat disaster takes shine off Golden Week

Chinese tourists pose for pictures at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The Tourism and Sports Ministry says China will continue to be the biggest …


Phoenix stripped of pumps

Phuket rescue centre launched; police probe ownership of stricken tour boat.


Bidding date set for 2020 for Phuket's new tram network

The first phase of the tram network, scheduled to open in 2021, will run about 40 kilometres between Phuket International Airport to the Chalong …


8 of the Most Incredible Airbnbs You Can Book Right Now


CAT unites for Google Station

CAT Telecom is teaming up with Google Thailand to roll out Google Station service, modernising CAT's WiFi hotspots in public areas.<p>Google Station is …

Smart Cities

Why Chinese tourists are cancelling Phuket bookings en masse

THE death of 47 people in a tragic boat accident in Thailand’s southern resort island of Phuket earlier this month has led to a widescale …


Last body of Phuket boat tragedy retrieved - The Nation

The 47th victim from the Phoenix was taken on to HTMS Thonglang at the island’s deep sea port at 8.50pm and from there to Vachira Phuket Hospital for …


China cracks down on unqualified overseas tours after boat tragedy

Incenses, flowers, and food are placed on Wednesday by local residents and survivors at a dock to mourn victims after two boats carrying 127 Chinese …

News (China)

Multihull Solutions Phuket Regatta day 2

Nineteen knots of wind in Ao Chalong greeted competitors as they sailed out to compete in day two of the Multihull Solutions Regatta. Armchair …


Chinese envoy offers thanks for Phoenix rescue efforts

Chinese Ambassador to Thailand Lyu Jian arrives at Phuket Deep Sea Port on Sunday night after the last victim of Phoenix tourist boat was retrieved …


Multihull Solutions Phuket Regatta overall

The 10th annual Multihull Solutions Regatta wrapped up with another good day of sailing. Principal Race Officer Simon James ran two races, a …


Every Phuket tour boat is being checked

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has made two important appointments as it continues to expand its portfolio and strengthen its management team.<p>Scot …


Last body retrieved from 'Phoenix' wreck

PHUKET: Divers on Sunday were able to retrieve the 47th body of a Chinese national pinned by the Phoenix boat under water since it capsized on July 5.


Phuket Boat Incidents: Phuket announces measures to strengthen marine safety and security

<i>Issued at 16.00 Hrs. (GMT+7) on 14 July 2018</i><p>The recovery team, comprising mainly Royal Thai Navy divers with the cooperation from rescue workers from …