IHG announces 220-room Holiday Inn Express hotel in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand

Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Ratchada to offer comfortable and fuss-free accommodation in Bangkok’s up-and-coming sub-central business district Denham, UK, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its expanding portfolio in Thailand, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Ratchada Honda Automobile Company Limited for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the airline’s fourth Eastern European destination launch this year, following Skopje, Prague and Kyiv Award-winning airline continues rapid expansion of its global route network, adding 26 new destinations through 2018 Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Sarajevo touched down today at Sarajevo International… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches flights to Chiang Mai; its fourth destination in Thailand

Qatar Airways launches flights to Chiang Mai; its fourth destination in Thailand   Five-star carrier to offer flights to Thailand’s ‘Rose of the North’ from 7 December, 2017 Beautiful Chiang Mai becomes Qatar Airways’ fourth Thai destination DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced it will launch flights to beautiful Chiang… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand   Driverless INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for new mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok will benefit over 400,000 passengers daily and ease congestion Berlin, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced two contracts for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIAMonorail 300… Read the full press release

Thailand’s three water parks listed among the Top 10 in Asia by TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Thailand’s fun-filled water parks have been listed as among the Top 10 in Asia by renowned travel website TripAdvisor in their 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards. The Ramayana Water Park in Pattaya took the third spot in the Top 10 Water Parks in Asia with the Black… Read the full press release

Park Hyatt opens its first hotel in Thailand

BANGKOK, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Hyatt Bangkok opened its doors today (May 12, 2017), marking the first Park Hyatt hotel in Thailand. The hotel is centrally located in the heart of the Thai capital’s central business district. Park Hyatt Bangkok features contemporary architecture matched by luxurious residential interiors, expertly curated art, world-class food… Read the full press release

Thailand: Marriott International opens Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa under its iconic flagship brand Marriott Hotels

Where modern comfort meets legendary charm  Hua Hin, Thailand, 2016-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announces the opening of Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa today under the company’s iconic flagship brand Marriott Hotels. Featuring 322 rooms that combine modern design and Thai Colonial features, the resort is equipped with state-of-the-art… Read the full press release

China had 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – GfK

Nuremberg, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — GfK’s latest analyses of the Chinese market shows that China produced 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – with retail spend of US$229 billion. This is a key milestone in China’s outbound tourism history. These statistics consolidate China’s position as one of the top global sources of tourists, in… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand Los Angeles Office held “A Night to Discover Thainess” evening party at the Beverly Hills Country Club

Los Angeles, 2015-1-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Los Angeles Office held “A Night to Discover Thainess” evening party at the Beverly Hills Country Club as a way of expressing its gratitude for the collaborations and contributions from travel partners and media in the market. Styled as a food tasting… Read the full press release

Chinese and Chinese Taipei tourists will pay no visa fees when visiting Thailand purely for the purpose of tourism between August – October 2014

Bangkok, 2014-8-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Holders of Chinese and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) passports will be exempt from paying the visa fees when visiting Thailand purely for the purpose of tourism for the period of 3 months between August – October 2014. Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, announced on… Read the full press release

Thailand shows its commitment in welcoming visitors with new measures aimed at improving the experience of travellers and tourists

Bangkok, 2014-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), currently overseeing Thailand’s administration, has launched a raft of measures aimed at improving the experience of travellers and tourists visiting the kingdom, as well as showing its commitment in welcoming visitors. The NCPO announced last week that the taxi queues at… Read the full press release

90 young sea turtles released during the 20th Laguna Phuket Sea Turtle Release Ceremony on 21 February, 2014

Phuket, Thailand, 2014-2-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 20th Laguna Phuket Sea Turtle Release Ceremony, held on 21 February, 2014, saw 90 young sea turtles released into the sunset waters of the Andaman Sea on the Angsana Laguna Phuket beachfront. The beach ceremony, joined by more than 500 donors and spectators, was part of Laguna Phuket’s… Read the full press release

Outrigger property in Phuket listed in the top ten family hotels in Thailand in TripAdvisor 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Phuket, Thailand, 2014-2-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — fter only nine months open, the newest Outrigger property in Phuket has entered the top ten hotels for families in Thailand in the TripAdvisor 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards. The resort has been hailed by online reviewers on TripAdvisor as the 8th best Hotel for Families in Thailand. The accolade was part… Read the full press release

Thailand welcomed 26,735,583 visitors in 2013

Bangkok, Thailand, 2014-1-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thailand has welcomed a total of 26,735,583 visitor arrivals in 2013, exceeding the year’s original target of 26.1 million and representing a 19.6 per cent increase over 22,353,903 international tourists in 2012. Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik, Governor of TAT said, “This achievement brings much joy to Thailand and the country’s travel and… Read the full press release

Thailand’s beach resort destination Krabi named New York Times “52 Places to Go in 2014”

Bangkok, Thailand, 2014-1-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Krabi, a beach resort destination on southern Thailand’s Andaman coast, is welcoming more flights and being listed as one of the “52 Places to Go in 2014” by the New York Times. Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik, Governor of TAT said, “The increasing number of flights through Krabi Airport, and the recent release… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways issues update on its Bangkok, Thailand operations

Nairobi, Kenya, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kenya Airways wishes to inform its customers and the general public that following the planned peaceful demonstrations in Bangkok,Thailand from January 13, 2014, adjustments have been made to ensure smooth operations and continuity of service. In this regard, customers flying out of Bangkok are advised to make appropriate arrangements to be… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok to introduce brand new dining concept in the Parichart Court – the Pop-Up Charcuterie Room

Open for just three months from January 20, 2014 for casual cold cuts and wine Bangkok, Thailand, 2014-1-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — From January 20, 2014, for just three months, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok will be introducing a brand new dining concept in the Parichart Court – the Pop-Up Charcuterie Room. Open six days a week from Monday to Saturday from 5:00… Read the full press release

Travel professionals gathered at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok for the first PATAcademy-HCD, December 11-14

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Twenty-five rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather today for the first PATAcademy-HCD on December 11-14, 2013 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok. The PATAcademy demonstrates PATA’s next generation commitment to lifetime Human Capital Development (HCD). Twenty-five rising stars nominated by their organisations, with, on average, five years’ work… Read the full press release

Thailand Political Developments update by Tourism Authority of Thailand (2 December 2013)

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The ongoing anti-government protests in Bangkok, which had been normal to peaceful for 32 days since 30 October 2013, has turned volatile as of yesterday but are contained within one location near Government House and the Parliament where riot police fired tear gas canisters and used water cannon to hold off… Read the full press release

The World Heritage city of Ayutthaya, Thailand to host the Ayutthaya Marathon 2013 on 15 December

Ayutthaya, Thailand, 2013-11-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The World Heritage city of Ayutthaya is set to become unique running grounds for runners from all over the world during the Ayutthaya Marathon 2013 on 15 December. In celebrating the Thai-Japanese relationship in Ayutthaya on the occasion of “100 Years of the Japanese Association in Thailand”, the Ayutthaya Provincial Administration,… Read the full press release

Thai city of Khon Kaen invites for its Happy Family Party from 25 to 31 December 2013 culminating in countdown firework spectacular

Khon Kaen, Thailand, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — To see off 2013 and countdown to the New Year, the Northeastern Thai city of Khon Kaen is welcoming one and all to its Happy Family Party. This fun-filled event, which takes place on Srichan Road by the ancient Khon Kaen gate, will see the city light up in a… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand updates on political situation as of 20 November 2013

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The demonstrations in Bangkok remain normal and are mainly taking places at the Democracy Monument, Phan Fa Bridge and Makkawan Bridge on Ratchadamnoen Avenue and Rajamangala Stadium on Ramkhamhaeng Road. Security has been stepped up at the four protest sites and at the Constitutional Court of the Kingdom of Thailand on Chaengwattana Road…. Read the full press release

Vincent Hoogewijs appointed Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Hospitality veteran to have regional responsibilities for Four Seasons Hotels Thailand Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok announces the appointment of Vincent Hoogewijs as Regional Vice President and General Manager, with regional responsibilities for the additional three Four Seasons properties in Thailand – Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, and Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui. No stranger to Thailand, Hoogewijs’ first… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand issued update on The Temple of Phra Viharn (Cambodia v. Thailand) Case

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-11-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The situation along the Thai-Cambodian border surrounding the Temple of Phra Viharn remains peaceful. The two countries’ military forces have agreed to strive to maintain peace along the border after the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) ruling on Monday (11 November 2013). Life along the Thai-Cambodian border has returned to normal…. Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand: UK is now Thailand’s second largest market out of Europe

London, UK, 2013-11-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — The United Kingdom is now Thailand’s second largest market out of Europe. In January-June 2013, Thailand welcomed more than 410,538 UK visitors, up 3.07 percent over January-June 2012. Given the recent economic conditions in the UK, that is a very acceptable result. In 2013, TAT is projecting 838,000 visitor arrivals and… Read the full press release

The International Silk Festival “Pook Xiao” Tradition and Red Cross Fair 2013 in Khon Kaen, Thailand

Khon Kaen,Thailand, 2013-11-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Silk Festival, “Pook Xiao” Tradition and Red Cross Fair 2013 is set to become the hub of silk cultural exchange and trading in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS). Highlights of the show will include the double-bill international seminar and business matching event entitled “Mekong Silk Road in the GMS”,… Read the full press release

Thailand promotes unique weddings and honeymoons at this year’s World Travel Market 4-7 November 2013

London, UK, 2013-11-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Promoting weddings and honeymoons is to be the highlight of Thailand’s participation in this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) to be held between 4-7 November, 2013, at the Excel Exhibition Centre, London. The WTM is the world’s second largest travel trade show. Thousands of   visitors attend the business-to-business event to… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways announced code-share agreement with Bangkok Airways

Hong Kong, 2013-10-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will be adding the popular holiday destinations of Koh Samui and Krabi in Thailand to its network early next month following a code-share agreement reached with Bangkok Airways. Under the agreement, Cathay Pacific’s “CX” code will be placed on Bangkok Airways’ daily services between… Read the full press release

Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) announced No Tricks, Only Treats This Halloween

New York, United States, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Legend has it the cats have nine lives. If indeed this is true, there are a number of fortunate felines who get to spend at least one of those lives residing at Leading Hotels. Here’s an inside look at a few whose living arrangements would make any Halloween cat’s… Read the full press release

Hospitality investment company RENDE appointed Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Bangkok, scheduled to open 2017

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-23— /travelprnews.com/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by hospitality investment company RENDE to manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Bangkok, scheduled to open 2017. This latest signing marks Rosewood’s ninth management agreement to be announced globally, and fourth this year in the Asia-Pacific region, heralding an unprecedented period of accelerated growth for the group. Rosewood… Read the full press release