Local marine officials reported that there is around 200 square meters of coral have been damaged off Khai nai island in Phang Nga for the sake of tourists’ sea walking pathway, though it was denied by the manager of the seawalking company at the site. He defended his business, telling it is environmentally friendly and [...]
Entries Tagged as 'tourism'
April 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Environment and Ecology
January 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Events, Travel and Tourism
300 police officers were assembled at Bangla Road on January 11th enforced by Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police. They were gathered in a show of force to impress tourists and to ginger up Phuket’s security forces. The commissioner was instructed the officer to show their power and enforce the law more strictly. There [...]
January 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Business and Economy
New Year is promising better future for tourism in Phuket, said Phuket Governer Tri Augkaradacha. “Foreign investors are gradually investing in Phuket especially those interested to hotels, resort and tourism sector in general,” said him. “Foreign investors are usually buy existing property without any difficulties of managing documentation process,” said him. The thorny issue is [...]
November 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Local Updates
Two new bus routes are required by Phuket Provincial Land Transportation Office (PLTO) Chief Terayout Prasertphol to serve tourist track from airport to Rawai and second choice destination through Patong to Kata-Karon. Further it expected to provide bus services along the new routes on February.
October 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Travel and Tourism
Thai tourism urges Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to change its strategies as it is responding economic crisis in Europe and bad condition in this country such as floods and violence in South side which threated tourism sector. Phuket joint this plan eventhough its visitor records formidable passenger traffice at Phuket International Airport. The new [...]
July 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Business and Economy, Development and Infrastructure
Phuket Governor pushes hundreds underground hotels on this island to register then paying taxes as they should be. The announcement echoed at first meeting of an advisory committee while it is formed by Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha on May 11. Gov Tri further told if he will survey the unregistered hotels while their amount almost [...]
October 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Business and Economy, Travel and Tourism
Phuket relieved in upcoming high season tourism caused it influenced Phuket economy as baht did. Outbond tour operators nationwide estimated if strong baht would make 13% increase of Thais number traveling abroad.
August 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Travel and Tourism
AirAsia has declared Phuket as one of its regional hubs. AirAsia’s rapid expansion in building network of destinations in the region has made it the industry leader. The national flag carrier, Thai Airways finally takes an action in response. Teaming up with Singaporean based Tiger Air it established a new low fare carrier Thai Tiger. Whilst [...]
April 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Travel and Tourism
Deadly event in Bangkok was believed affect in an explosion hitting hotels and other tourism industry throughout the country. However so far hoteliers in Phuket still believe that at the moment the situation in the capital is still an isolated epicenter, both by figures and by opinion. President of Centara, a leading Thai hotel chain, [...]
April 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Travel and Tourism
Following establishment of Phuket as the regional air hub, The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects to attract more than 400,000 Vietnam tourists this year. Director of TAT office at Ho Chi Minh City, Pichai Raktasinha, exposed that despite of cracking the psychological barrier, the figure is realistic considering the continuously increasing figures recorded in [...]