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Dual-pricing in Thailand: Should foreigners really pay more?

By Thu, Feb 12, 2015 11:24AM UTC 0 Comment

Tourists in Thailand now pay almost 10 more than local residents to visit national parks after a significant price hike earlier this month, sparking renewed debate on dual-pricing in Southeast Asia's most-visited country....

Thailand tourism authorities remain optimistic despite uncertainties

By Fri, Jan 16, 2015 3:54PM UTC 0 Comment

The worst may not yet be over for Thailand's Tourism industry, even as the government predicts a record year for tourism numbers. The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) announced that it anticipates 7.55 million visitors to the Kingdom in the first quarter of 2015. However, circumstances beyond the council's control could upset the expected tourism wave....

Thailand police: Foreigners not required to carry passports at all times

By Wed, Dec 17, 2014 1:25PM UTC 0 Comment

A police spokesman has said that foreigners in Thailand are not required to carry their passports with them at all times, according to reports....

British Foreign Office warns travelers about Thailand’s islands

By Mon, Oct 13, 2014 12:43PM UTC 1 Comment

Following the brutal murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao last month, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its travel advice to include a warning about the dangers of travelling to Thailand's island destinations....

Thailand considers ID wristbands for tourists

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:58PM UTC Comments Off

Thailand’s tourism minister has said that it is considering identifications wristbands for tourists “so that if they’re out partying late and, for example, get drunk or lost, they can be easily assisted,” Reuters reports. ...