Thailand tourism industry prioritised to lead 2009 recovery as economy shrinks 5%

Thailand tourism industry prioritised to lead 2009 recovery as economy shrinks 5%

Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has targeted the Thailand tourism industry as a priority for reviving the Thai economy in 2009¬† in a speech to members of the National Economic and Social Advisory Council (Nesac). In his policies for solving economic and social problems speech, Mr Abhisit said the government needed to boost Thailand‚Äôs economy […]

Visitors to Thailand find four Unesco World heritage sites

Visitors to Thailand find four Unesco World heritage sites

While many visitors to Thailand are impressed by the kingdoms magnificent beaches, an equal number spend their holidays exploring Thailand‚Äôs extensive historic sites, which includes four Unescso World Heritage listed sites. With a history dating back more than 2,000-years, visitors to Thailand are able to explore the country’s history in every province, with many currently […]

Visitors to Bangkok find more than Buddhist temples and go-go bars

Visitors to Bangkok find more than Buddhist temples and go-go bars

Founded in 1782 by the first monarch of the present-day Chakri dynasty, Bangkok, or Krung Thep Maha Nakhon as it is known in Thai, has grown to be one of the great metropolises of the world and is the quintessence east meets west melting pot attracting millions of visitors each year. Merely mentioning the name […]