Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Thailand welcomed about 650,000 Middle Eastern visitors in 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Al Bawaba

    Thailand has recorded a surge in visitor arrivals, with the Middle East market contributing a fair share of the total number of visitors to the country. According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand , Thailand welcomed approximately 650,000 Middle Eastern visitors in 2014, with more than 150,000 visitors from the UAE; 78,000 from Oman; and 62,000 from Kuwait.

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  2. CoffeeWORKS targets Bt400m revenue with 'experience centres'Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | The Nation

    ONE OF Thailand's leading business-to-business coffee roasters and coffee-machine suppliers, CoffeeWORKS, is targeting annual revenue of Bt400 million by expanding its business over the next three years. Commenting on the company's outlook, Dale Lee, its co-founder and managing director, said: "As we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year, we are looking to move ahead with strategic plans that target both growth and branding.

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  3. AOT team set on safety, security issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Nation

    AIRPORTS of Thailand has set up a team to deal with the impacts of recent concerns about the country's aviation safety. AOT chairman Prasong Poontaneat said yesterday that the team would work with relevant bodies such as the Department of Civil Aviation, the Transport Ministry and airports on aviation security and safety matters.

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  4. Thailand Launches Muslim-friendly Tourist AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Voice of America

    Tourists spend time on Patong Beach in Phuket province, southern Thailand. Thailand's sapphire blue waters, wildlife parks, delicious cuisine and raunchy red light districts have attracted tourists for decades, March 13, 2014.

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  5. Udon Thani launches tourism fair with big discountsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Pattaya Mail

    Udon Thani Province has launched the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2015 event to boost spending on tourism products among Thai and foreign tourists during the Green Season. The Vice Governor of Udon Thani Adul Chuntanapum yesterday presided over the opening ceremony of the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2015 event held by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and VISA at Central Plaza Udon Thani shopping center.

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  6. UK weather: Scotland could be hotter than Thailand this week as heatwave brings record temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Mirror.co.uk

    The predicted temperatures are so high they are "off the scale" of computer forecast models - and could kill scores of people The Met Office forecasts that hot air stemming from the African continent will send highs in southern Scotland rocketing from 19C on Monday to 24C the following day, with a 30% chance of 30C-plus temperatures and 10% chance of 32C on Wednesday. Bookmakers Ladbrokes slashed odds on the country's all-time record temperature of 32.9C at Greycrook, Borders, on August 9, 2003 being broken from 4/1 to 2/1.

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  7. Exotic OE possibilities with Club Med for early childhood graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Waikato Times

    Its graduates get notice of childcare co-ordinator jobs at 10 Club Med resorts - and there are likely to be 20-plus openings a year. Vision College's head of the school of education Pam Wilson says the graduates would be caring for kids while they were on holiday, running games and educational activities.

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  8. Amazing dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Nation

    Somboon Krobteeranon, Country Manager, Visa Thailand and Vilaiwan Twichasri, Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business,Tourism Authority of Thailand presided over the launch of the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2015 at Gaysorn Shopping Center. This year's campaign returns with special privileges for shoppers and a chance to win grand prizes when Visa cardholders purchase goods and services from over 15,000 shopping centers, department stores, brand-name boutiques, and restaurants in seven major tourist destinations - Bangkok, Chiang Mai , Phuket, Hat Yai, Pattaya , Hua Hin and Udon Thani.

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  9. Patient People: Bangkok Hospital Phuket Brings Taste of Thailand to...Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | PR.com

    Hospital administrators, doctors and clinicians, government policy makers, employers, insurance executives, healthcare buyers and related travel and hospitality interests converge, Sept. 27-30, 2015, in Orlando, Fla.

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  10. HRW decries state abuses of Moken people by Burma and ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Asian Correspondent

    A group of Moken families rest in the shade of trees on an island in in the Mergui Archipelago, Burma. Pic: AP.

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  11. Globetrotter, June 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | SFGate

    Watching the sun rise over the cloud forest of the Sierra Norte in Oaxaca is part of the experience on H+I Adventures' mountain biking tours in the region. Mountain Biking on the Tequila Trail near Oaxaca, Mexico.

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  12. 'We couldn't get any help from anyone': Mother's anguish over son's drowning death in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | IcNetwork

    The mother of a mentally unstable man told an inquest their family was 'let down by police' and the Foreign Office who she said, despite their pleas, failed to prevent him boarding a flight to Thailand where he later drowned. Sebastian Robert Palin, 31, a former Swansea University student, had been suffering with bipolar affective disorder but had stopped taking his medication when he flew to Phuket in February this year.

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  13. Apsaras: Celestial dancing nymphs from South East AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | CNN

    When one mentions South East Asia, it conjures up images of sprawling natural landscapes, pristine sandy beaches, idyllic islands, rich aqua marine life and exotic talents...to name a few. I recently spent 3 weeks in the island of Phuket, Thailand and fell in love with it.

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  14. Hotel Occupancy in the Asia Pacific Region Up 1.4% to 68.1% for May 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Hotel News Resource

    ... Hanoi, Vietnam (+22.8 percent to 72.3 percent); Sanya, China (+16.1 percent to 52.8 percent); and Phuket, Thailand (+14.1 percent to 60.5 percent). Osaka, Japan, reported the largest ADR increase, rising 24.5 percent to JPY15,667.06. Tokyo, Japan ...

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  15. A thirst for the 'dark side': Tattooed party boy arrested in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Daily Mail

    Sex and the Sahara: Mysterious Islamic tribe where women embrace sexual freedoms and don't wear the veil because men 'want to see their beautiful faces' Patient who secretly recorded his doctor making offensive jokes about him while he was sedated wins $500k - after court heard tape of her jibes about STDs and attacking him Vanderbilt football rapists could go FREE after judge grants a mistrial because jury foreman didn't reveal that he was raped at 16 Rare Amazonian fish called 'the Nutcracker', which eats testicles with its human-like teeth, is caught in New Jersey lake EXCLUSIVE: Hillary arrives by private jet for Ferguson-area speech on race relations and Charleston 'terrorism' - but friend of Michael Brown hammers her: 'Where you been? It's been ten months, girl!' What your brain looks like when you think you're about to DIE: Scientists study minds of terrified passengers on Air ... (more)

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  16. Chinese tourists take a selfie at Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Bangkok Post

    More than 12 million international travellers visited Thailand in the first five months of 2015, up 24.7% from same period last year when pre-coup protests at were at their height. According to the latest figures from the Department of Tourism, 12.4 million tourists arrived from January through May, putting the country on track to beat its estimate of 28 million visitors for the entire year.

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  17. Giant python has to be freed after getting head stuck in hole in Thailand streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    'Take it down': Rallying cry of anti-Confederate flag demonstrators demanding South Carolina legislators to remove it from the State House grounds A fork tongue in the road: Giant python has to be freed after getting its head stuck in a hole in a street in Thailand Motorists raised the alarm after spotting the unfortunate snake trapped in the middle of the busy road, and fearing that someone might run it over. The three-metre long python had somehow managed to wriggle half of its body through a hole in the drain cover, on the island of Phuket.

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  18. A master plan set to enhance MICE venuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Nation

    The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has announced a five-year master plan for the standardisation of venues as part of developing the Kingdom's capabilities in the hosting of meetings, incentive tourism, conventions and exhibitions . Nichapa Yoswee, director of the TCEB's MICE capabilities department, said that after initiating the Thailand MICE Venue Standard scheme in 2013, the bureau was now formulating the MICE Venue Standard Model Scheme and shaping its mission based on six strategies.

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  19. The moment sleepwalking Scott Mackay falls 6 FLOORS after climbing onto hotel roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    Is this the world's luckiest man? The horrifying moment a sleepwalker falls SIX FLOORS after climbing onto the roof of his hotel while on holidaya and survives Scott Mackay has always been a sleep-walker, but it was during a recent holiday in Thailand that the unusual habit got out of control The 25-year-old from Perth jumped from the top of his hotel building after taking an elevator to the sixth floor, all while in a deep slumber. A surveillance camera captured the moment his sleepy figure repeatedly tried to get one leg over the ledge of the roof before finally balancing on the edge and slipping straight off.

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  20. Radar fault delays dozens of passengers at Nelson AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Nelson Mail

    ... was already on the plane for her flight to Auckland to meet her daughter, who she was travelling with to Phuket, Thailand, on Tuesday night, but was forced to disembark because of the radar fault. "The plane was warming up and then they said, ...

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