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. ...
The Kingdom of Thailand has long been one of the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia. Holidays to Thailand are absolutely delightful for holidaymakers who want to enjoy an exceptional cultural experience, good food, and pristine beaches, among other things. The weather in Thailand is warm all year round, which makes this a great place for sun worshippers to visit....
The Songkran festival is a time for fun, worship, and merry-making, a celebration people look forward to all year. It's also one of the busiest travel times, which is why the Network of Road Safety implored the transport ministry to ban the use of double-decker buses during the holiday, citing safety concerns. ...
One of the most prominent American business executives in Thailand has complained to foreign governments that “unnecessarily severe travel advisories are... having a major impact on the livelihoods of Thai people across the country.”...
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