ONYX Hospitality Group announces signing of three new hotels in Eastern Thailand

Amari Jomtien Pattaya, Shama Wongamat Pattaya and OZO Pratumnak Pattaya to open between 2022 and 2025  Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, has signed a management agreement with leading Thai real estate company Ratanakorn Asset for three new hotels in Eastern Thailand. The… Read the full press release

The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop: ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’ to take place on November 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on November 25-26, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to leverage destination, consumer and competitor’ insights to create an effective destination… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand takes its Amazing Thailand Road Show in Nordic and Baltic countries

Stockholm, Sweden, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) highlighted examples of sustainability best practices being undertaken by the tourism industry nationwide at its Amazing Thailand Road Show in Nordic and Baltic countries during 1-5 September, 2019. The roadshow was held in Vilnius (Lithuania) on 3 September, Riga (Latvia) on 4… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces the signing of Oakwood Suites in Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan

SINGAPORE, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (August 27, 2019) announced the signing of Oakwood Suites in two key locations – Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan. Oakwood Suites Bangkok is scheduled to open by the end of 2019, while Oakwood Suites Yokohama, a Mapletree-owned property, is… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of two new resort hotels in the southern Thailand

Avani Hotels and Resorts to Open Two Resorts in Krabi, Thailand Krabi, Thailand, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels & Resorts (www.avanihotels.com) is pleased to announce the signing of two new resort hotels in the southern Thailand resort town of Krabi, marking the brand’s continued growth within Thailand. The existing resorts will undergo renovations… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand co-organises the first ever ‘Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to be a co-organiser of the first ever road journey from Bangkok to Thimphu in Bhutan – the ‘Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive – Connecting Peoples of the Two Kingdoms by Land’. The epic eight-day journey set off from Bangkok on Friday,… Read the full press release

It was a buck’s party that went horribly wrong… Aussie traveller takes out Fast Cover Travel Insurance and saves $87, 171.70 on medical and out of pocket holiday costs

Aussies Thailand Bucks Party turns into Family Nightmare SYDNEY, Australia, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — House prices are almost the same as medical attention overseas! Aussie battler racks up a $87, 171.70 travel insurance claim. Mitchell Magro’s life was in jeopardy from the minute he arrived in Ko Samui, Thailand. Both his lungs collapsed followed… Read the full press release

The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop to take place at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘Chinese Outbound Tourism Market’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to understand the different market segments of the Chinese outbound market, including current and… Read the full press release

Millennium Hilton Bangkok partners with Rizen Energy to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Hilton Bangkok has announced its partnership with Rizen Energy, the authorised importer and distributor of BYD electric vehicles, to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service. With the intention to help solve Bangkok’s critical pollution problem, the collaborative project aims to reduce 15,000 kilogrammes of carbon in 2019 by… Read the full press release

BHMA Pens 2nd Phuket Deal

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The start of the New Year marked yet another milestone for BHMA, a rapidly-evolving international hotel management company, as it announced its latest hotel  management agreement with BYD Apartments Co., Ltd and A And H Modern Living Co., Ltd. in Phuket. The newly inked deal will see the… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand welcomes Thai Hotels Association in its ongoing efforts to reduce plastic waste

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Thai Hotels Association (THA) is joining the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in its ongoing effort aimed at reducing the use of plastic. TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn said: “We look forward to working closely with the THA on this important project. Thai hotels can play an important… Read the full press release

TAT: Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019

The 12th biannual event showcases responsible and sustainable tourism. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards, the country’s most prestigious awards that recognises the Thai travel industry’s best and brightest, opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) initiated the biannual awards project… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit

Located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit connects guests to old and new Thailand CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (DECEMBER 21, 2018) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, marking the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into the capital of Thailand. Located on the bustling Sukhumvit Road, the hotel… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the first Orient Express hotel in King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok, scheduled to open in late 2019

Orient Express is embarking on an amazing journey  The legend of travel returns, connecting East and West and past to future  Paris, France, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is proud to announce the first Orient Express hotel will open in the landmark King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok. Imprinted in both history and… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels & Resorts announces the successful acquisition of boutique resort QT Port Douglas

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a division of Minor Hotels, is strengthening its presence in Tropical North Queensland, announcing it has acquired the freehold interest of the boutique resort QT Port Douglas and adjoining land. In a deal brokered by CBRE, the 170-room resort – now called Oaks Resort… Read the full press release

Thailand wins the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific award at the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand has been declared the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific by the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018. The 27th Irish Travel Trade Awards were presented on 23 November, 2018, in seven categories: Airlines, Destinations, Sea Transport, Land Transport, Travel Agency Services, Tour Operators, and All Companies. Thailand won… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 in Pattaya, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand from November 27 – 29. The announcement was made by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy at the conclusion of the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) in Khon Kaen, Thailand. PDMF 2019 will… Read the full press release

PATA hosted successful PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 in Khon Kaen, Thailand

KHON KAEN, Thailand, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018), with the theme “Growth with Goals’, officially began on Wednesday, November 28 attracting 290 delegates from 25 destinations. The event, hosted by the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) with the support of Khon… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand announces launch of a special year-end Amazing Thailand Grand Sale promotion with “Passport Privileges”

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching its year-end Amazing Thailand Grand Sale promotion with a unique “Passport Privileges” twist, targeting arrivals from short-haul markets from ASEAN, East Asia and South Asia. H.E. Weerasak Kowsurat, Minister of Tourism and Sports (above photo, speaking), said: “This promotion is… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Irkutsk, Russia to Phuket, Thailand from December 30

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld®, from December 30, 2018 opens direct regular flights from Irkutsk to Phuket. Tickets for the new flight are already on sale. Flights from the Airport Irkutsk will be operated on Sundays. The flight departs from Irkutsk at 6:50 pm and lands at the airport of the island of Phuket at 1:00 am local time…. Read the full press release

Chiang Mai voted among the Top 20 Small Cities in the World in Condé Nast Traveller’s 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — After a record-breaking awards haul so far this year, Thailand has once again been recognised with yet another prestigious honour by Condé Nast Traveller’s readers, who voted Chiang Mai among the Top 20 Small Cities in the World in its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards. This is hot on the heels… Read the full press release

IHG to open the first Kimpton hotel in Thailand in 2020

Kimpton Bangkok to bring meaningful, unscripted and ridiculously personal experiences to the heart of the Thai capital Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Siam Sindhorn to debut the leading boutique hotel brand, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, in Bangkok —… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand hosted a successful “Amazing Thailand Health & Wellness Trade Meet 2018”

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has staged the “Amazing Thailand Health & Wellness Trade Meet 2018” to promote the Kingdom as a health and wellness destination. The one-day event was held on 30 August, 2018, at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok. TAT has invited… Read the full press release

Dusit International signs management agreement for dusitD2 Ao Nang, Thailand

Convenient location puts travellers within easy reach of famous beaches, islands and attractions of Krabi. BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, Thailand’s global hospitality company, has signed a management agreement with Vogue Pranang Bay Resort Co., Ltd. to operate dusitD2 Ao Nang, slated to open at the end of this year. The hotel… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand wins big at 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Bangkok, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and two Thai tourism operators among the 27 organisations and individuals to receive the prestigious 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards. 2018 PATA Grand Awards TAT will receive a Grand Award for Education and… Read the full press release

IHG and Ratanakorn Asset announce signing of eight new properties in Thailand

Multi-brand signing across key resort destinations in Thailand cements IHG’s partnership with Ratanakorn Asset Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, in partnership with Ratanakorn Asset, has announced the momentous signing of eight new properties in Thailand’s key resort destinations of Pattaya, Rayong,… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand: Thailand named host country for the 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce that Thailand has been named as the host country for the 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards), which is scheduled to be held in Bangkok from 22-24 June, 2018. This makes the second time the Thai capital… Read the full press release

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand   BANGKOK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), supported by the Global Peace Foundation and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), will organise the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on… Read the full press release

Elements Boutique Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand becomes Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Elements Boutique Resort on Thailand’s island of Koh Samui is to be renamed Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts as of February 1st, 2018. The resort has the perfect location on Taling Ngam Beach, a pristine secluded shoreline along southwestern Koh… Read the full press release

PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) to be held in Khon Kaen, Thailand from November 28-30

PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) to be held in Khon Kaen, Thailand from November 28-30   CHIANG MAI, Thailand, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) will be held in Khon Kaen, Thailand from November 28-30. The event, formerly… Read the full press release