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While Thai political exiles are lobbying foreign governments, urging them not to deal with the military junta in power in Bangkok, Western nations are settling in for the long haul.
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The junta has reminded supporters of Thaksin Shinawatra about the requirements for travelling outside Thailand as the birthday of the deposed former prime minister draws near.
The report Medical Tourism Market: 2014 Edition analyzes the development of the medical tourism market globally.
It is too hot to cook . Mostly I take fresh fruits and veggies and toss them in a salad.
The heads of two leading budget carriers have urged Thailand to reduce airport charges to help restore tourist arrivals lost during the prolonged political turmoil.
Recently, Valley Harvest Ministries used a new approach to bring the gospel to the people of Pulaski County: fireworks.
Good news for those heading off on gap year holidays this summer - according to research from travel money specialist No.1 Currency, 18 out of the top 20 "gapper" hot spots are cheaper than they were last year, making it the ideal time to go travelling.
The Pattaya Grand Sale is underway for its sixth year and city officials are hoping the summertime campaign provides a substantive boost to low season tourism revenues.
Internet penetration in the populous region is higher than many assume, and will soon skyrocket thanks to the increasing use of low-cost smartphones and the availability of mobile Web connections, according UBS's head of research and strategy in Thailand, Raymond Maguire, who authored the report.
The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as "breakbone fever," according to a large trial.
Not that Shindigger is typically bored during the New York summer, but this year wanderlust has dug in its talons, and we've found ourselves surveying the cocktail circuit on their favorite destinations and modes of travel.
The BBC launched a Facebook news stream in Thailand on Thursday. The initiative "follows the military coup in May after which international channels, including BBC World News TV, were taken off air temporarily," the Beeb reports .
By Saraswathi Muniappan NEW DELHI, July 10 -- India will be introducing Electronic Travel Authorisation in a phased manner at nine airports to encourage and ease tourist arrivals in the country.
MANILA MTV Asia is looking for an individual who can be part of their social media team for 10 days leading up to the World Stage Malaysia outdoor concert.
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