Thailand Looks to Boost Tourism as Floods Subside

After the worst flooding that Thailand has experienced in 50 years, the country is now looking at ways to boost tourism. While large areas of Thailand were badly affected by the flooding, it has to be stressed there were many areas left totally untouched. Holiday...

Pattaya Plans to Become World Class City

The Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) has drafted a 10 year tourism plan that they hope will turn Pattaya from a resort town into a world class sustainable tourism destination. The Mayor of Pattaya, Ittipol Khunplume, said that the 132...

TAT Aims to Double Tourist Numbers

In the past week, the Tourism Authority of Thailand has revealed their new marketing campaign. Named “The Miracle Years of Amazing Thailand”, its aim is to double income and tourists by the year 2014.   The TAT has earmarked THB 500 million (USD 16.5 million), which...

Pattaya Gearing up for International Golf Festival

The international golfing community will descend on the popular tourist city of Pattaya from 31 October until 6 November, turning it into a major golf hub in Southeast Asia. During this period, there will be no fewer than four conferences and a major golf merchandise...

Pattaya in World Top 20 for Second Home

An article published recently the Telegraph, UK ranked Pattaya in the top twenty cities where foreigners should consider purchasing a second home. The article was written by The Telegraph’s senior journalist on real estate and tourism, Christopher Middleton. He...