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  1. Two Major International Companies Sign On With Levitin Group for Online Learning SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    PARK CITY, UT, October 06, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Levitin Group, the timeshare industry's premier training and consulting company, recently signed agreements with two international companies to provide access to the Levitin Learning Online Training System. Anantara Vacation Club and International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. , headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, will join the impressive roster of vacation ownership oriented companies which benefit from Levitin Group's highly successful systematic approach to sales.

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  2. Tourism firms to look next doorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A man walks under lanterns strung across a courtyard inside the Thamma Katanyu Foundation to celebrate Chinese New Year, which falls on Monday. The foundation has organised a lantern festival until Feb 28 in Samut Prakan's Muang district.a Thai tourism and hospitality businesses are being urged to tap into Myanmar and Cambodia to cash in on growing tourism in the two neighbouring countries.

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  3. DirectRooms.com - Muscat to Host 2010 Asian Beach Games in December 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2010 | 24-7 Press Release

    PHUKET, THAILAND, November 20, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The games are to be staged in Oman, which boasts a pristine shoreline offering the perfect venue for an event of this kind. Started in 2009, the Asian Beach Games event is aimed at motivating young people across Asia to try their hands at sports, as well as being a great demonstration of the exciting diversity of cultures across the continent.

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  4. Briton Darren Chapman 'arrested for pocketing cash he found at Thai airport'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    A British man has been arrested and charged with theft after allegedly pocketing cash that he found in an envelope at a busy airport. Darren Chapman, 49, was arrested as he went to check in at the Bangkok Airways counter after police circulated his image throughout the airport after identifying him as the mystery man who had taken the contents of the abandoned envelope.

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  5. Russian tourist loses leg to speedboat in southern ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Newsday

    Two Russian tourists were badly injured Wednesday at a Thailand beach resort when a speedboat's propeller severed one man's leg and cut deep gashes in the other man's leg, police said. The men, believed to be in their 30s, were struck while they were diving off Phi Phi island in Krabi province.

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  6. Man's face pieced with 10ft long thick pole in this stomach-churning videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... part of a Chinese New Year activity while another has linked it to the vegetarian festival which is held in Phuket, Thailand each year by devotees of the Chinese Samkong Shrine.

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  7. Thailand: France Interest in Fast Rail to Hua Hin and Plane RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mass Transit

    Feb. 03--The French ambassador to Thailand has told the transport minister that France is interested in developing a high-speed railway from Bangkok to Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan and building an aircraft maintenance facility at U-Tapao airport. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said after meeting French ambassador Gilles Garachon on Wednesday that France wanted to invest in the high-speed train route from Bangkok to Hua Hin as well as Bangkok electric railways on the Kae Rai-Min Buri, Thailand Cultural Centre-Min Buri and Lat Phrao-Samrong routes, and a tram system on Phuket island.

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  8. Soi Dog helps Thai authorities foil attempt to smuggle pangolinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    The Phuket-based Soi Dog Foundation has helped Army officers and park officials to foil an attempt to smuggle 15 live pangolins across the Mekong River from Thailand to Laos. The join operation on January 23 saw a smuggle died and two others arrested in Bann Pong, Rattanawapi, NongKhai.

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  9. Road to Rio: Millward looking for golden touchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | This is Wiltshire

    ... me month. Before her double victory in Croatia, the Wiltshire swimmer spent two weeks at a training camp in Phuket, Thailand, alongside a host of other Manchester-based swimmers.

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  10. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Nation

    Onyx Hospitality Group has entered a strategic alliance with Singapore Hospitality Holdings to accelerate the growth of the OZO and Shama hotel portfolio across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions. "It is a significant development for Onyx that will help us expand our reach in the select serviced- and extended-stay segments regionally.

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  11. Roz Purcell's Thailand: 10 reasons to put Phuket on your travel listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Independent.ie

    Tourists join dancing on stage with ladyboys at the Chiang Mai Cabaret show in 2012. Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) I know I'm not the first to gush about it either.

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  12. Phuket Set to Become One-Stop Shop Tourist Destination, Reports Freedom AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, March 21, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Phuket will no longer be just a beach destination for overseas tourists. Central Retail Corporation has just announced plans to open a US$332 million entertainment, shopping and convention centre on the popular Thai island.

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  13. New terminal in Phuket set for test runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    A bird's-eye view of the new passenger terminal , a key part of Phuket airport's long-delayed expansion. Phuket airport's long-delayed expansion will reach a milestone on Feb 14 when the new passenger terminal has its trial run.

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  14. Terminal 21 on track in Pattaya, KoratRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    An artist's conception of Terminal 21 Korat in Nakhon Ratchasima province. The new mall is scheduled to open this year.a Siam Retail Development Co, the group behind Terminal 21 shopping mall, has revised its investment strategy with a plan to build a 6-billion-baht lifestyle mall in Pattaya this year.

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  15. New measures to tackle bad cabbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Nation

    Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports, Phuket, Pattaya and Koh Samui where the most complaints of taxi drivers refusing passengers have been recorded are the six locations where new, integrated measures will be implemented to tackle the issue from March 5 onwards. The measures include a tighter enforcement of law, uptodate database on criminals and publicity on the steps take against cabbies who violate the criminal code or seriously damage the image of Thailand such as the revocation of their publictransport licence.

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  16. ONYX Hospitality Group, Singapore Hospitality Holdings Form JVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Hotel Business

    ONYX Hospitality Group has entered a strategic alliance with Singapore Hospitality Holdings to accelerate the growth of its OZO and Shama portfolio across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. The joint venture plans to open 46 OZO and Shama properties in key Asia-Pacific city and resort destinations by 2024.

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  17. AsiaRooms.com - Phuket Thailand Open Volleyball Tournament Coming SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    PHUKET, THAILAND, September 20, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sports lovers will be able to see some world-class beach volleyball at the Phuket Thailand Open later this year. Taking place on Karon beach between November 1st and 6th 2011, the PTT-sponsored tournament represents the final round of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour, which has been ongoing throughout the year.

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  18. France interest in fast rail to Hua Hin and plane repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bangkok Post

    French ambassador Gilles Garachon, second right, met Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, third right, at the Transport Ministry in Bangkok on Wednesday. The French ambassador to Thailand has told the transport minister that France is interested in developing a high-speed railway from Bangkok to Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan and building an aircraft maintenance facility at U-Tapao airport.

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  19. ONYX Hospitality Group and Singapore Hospitality Holdings enter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bottom Line

    HFTP is a global nonprofit hospitality association that uniquely understands the industry's problems. We assist our members in finding solutions to industry problems more efficiently than any organization via our expert networks, research, conferences such as HITEC, and certification programs.

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  20. Women wear traditional red ao dai dresses at a Vietnamese wedding in Ho Chi Minh City VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | South China Morning Post

    With the spiralling costs of Hong Kong weddings, more couples are opting to wed overseas. From the best exotic locations to keeping it legal, we ask experts how to get the most out of tying the knot on foreign soil Getting married in an intimate tropical island setting, surrounded by close family and friends, was the obvious option for Felice and Jacques Marshall, who also wanted to avoid the spiralling costs of a Hong Kong-based wedding, which now amounts to an average of HK$300,000.

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