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