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  1. AccorHotels unfazed by Erawan blastRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Paris-based AccorHotels SA strongly believes in the Thai tourism outlook for the medium and long term despite losing some business from last week's bombing at the Ratchaprasong intersection. Patrick Basset, chief operating officer for East and upper Southeast Asia, said Accor remained optimistic about Thai tourism including Bangkok.

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  2. Local police & military boost security after Bangkok bombRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    Police and military officials made a show of force on Walking Street to emphasize that increased security measures were put in place following the Bangkok shrine bombing. Police and military are stepping up their visual presence on Walking Street to try and secure the area, and increase tourist confidence following the August 17 bombing of the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok.

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  3. Authorities reassure tourists about securityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    Police, soldiers and local government officials fanned out across the Bali Hai Pier area to reassure Koh Larn-bound tourists that Pattaya is taking security seriously following the Bangkok shrine bombing. Banglamung District Chief Chakorn Kanjawattana, Pattaya Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh, Pattaya Police Superintendent Lt.

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  4. Tourism overhaul essential, says TRSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Bangkok Post

    Tourists relax under sun umbrellas at a beach on Koh Lan, a small island off of Pattaya. Experts suggest Thailand improve its tourism products and marketing to address stiffer competition.a The integration of five tourism-related agencies under the aegis of the National Tourism Policy Committee is expected to improve the overall tourism industry.

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  5. PBTA chief calls for jet ski banRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pattaya Mail

    The head of Pattaya's leading business association said he wants to see jet skis outlawed in the city, but will agree to give honest vendors one last chance to reign in those engaging in fraud and extortion. Sinchai Wattanasartsathorn, president of the Pattaya Business & Tourism Association, said Aug. 14 that Pattaya's consistent failure to reign in scam artists and thugs renting out jet skis on area beaches has severely damaged the city's tourism industry, bringing hard times to even the honest vendors trying to make a living.

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  6. Bangkok Dusit Medical ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Nation

    Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc We believe BDMS' earnings bottomed in 2Q15 and will head back up in 2H15, underwritten by improving operations at provincial hospitals. Over the past three month, BDMS' share price has fallen 5% vs. +28percent for BH, implying the weaker earnings growth in 1H15 is priced in.

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  7. Tours to city of fear suspendedRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Standard

    All tours to Bangkok have been suspended for the rest of the month after Hong Kong raised the red outbound travel alert for the Thai capital. Executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said all 18 local travel agents that cover more than 90 percent of all tours to Bangkok agreed on the decision at the emergency meeting.

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  8. Bangkok blast: Minimal impact on Malaysian tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Nation

    Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong said the Bangkok blast would not have significant impact on the Malaysian tourism industry. He told Sin Chew Daily foreign tourists to Asia would normally visit Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, and the bombing incident in Bangkok might perhaps force them to modify their itineraries by turning to Malaysia or Singapore instead.

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  9. Security clampdown, tourist areas on high alertRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Bangkok Post

    In Chon Buri, provincial police chief Nitipong Niemnoi on Tuesday inspected security at tourist attractions, including Walking Street in South Pattaya, the hub of nightlife entertainment, and other police checkpoints across the beach city to ensure the safety of residents and visitors. Pol Maj Gen Nitipong said he has ordered all police stations in the eastern province to tighten security, including the setting up of road checkpoints manned by police and soldiers on main roads, such as Sukhumvit Road, to strictly check passing vehicles.

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  10. NLA to boost nation's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Nation

    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly is considering attempts to improve the country's image through "quality tourism" strategies and further engaging international agencies to show that Thailand is transitioning to a democratic government. "We have been through a number of crises including political conflicts, natural disasters - floods and droughts - and the global economic slowdown, but Thailand remains one of world's [most popular] tourist destinations because we have many things to offer," NLA member Pilaipan Sombutsiri said yesterday.

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  11. updateConflicting reports on Chinese woman's death in PattayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Bangkok Post

    A 20-year-old female Chinese student was found dead at a beach at Pattaya, in Chon Buri province, on Aug 6, after being lured to meet a business associate in Thailand, according to a report from China. However, a local news report gives a different date for her death and said she was found at a condomiunium.

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  12. PDN Photo of the Day: Waiting for the Sun to Set in Pattaya, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Photo District News

    Adam Birkan, a freelance editorial photographer currently based in Cincinnati, recently returned after a one-year stint in Southeast Asia. Shortly after graduating college, he moved to Bangkok with few resources, motivated by the desire to build a portfolio abroad.

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  13. Confusion reigns over Thai junta's latest booze banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Asian Correspondent

    On the face of it, the Thai junta's attempts to limit the sale of alcohol around schools and universities is laudable. The reality, however, could see hundreds of bars and restaurants being put out of business in the coming weeks if authorities refuse to backtrack on new laws introduced last week.

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  14. NRC green lights mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A man takes a photo of Prasat Phra Debidorn palace in the Grand Palace complex in Bangkok. CNN in April said the Grand Palace ranked as the third most visited palace in the world with 8 million visitors a year.a The National Reform Council on thursday approved the integration of five tourism-related organisations under the national tourism policy committee.

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  15. Russian slashed by Pattaya transvestitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A Russian tour guide had his face slashed early Wednesday in Pattaya, reportedly after catching two transvestite prostitutes stealing his valuables. Belorzuko Nioxim, 25, arrived bleeding at the police station in the Chon Buri province resort town around 3.45am Wednesday.

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  16. Red Planet to target tech-savvy guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Nation

    Red Planet Hotels is redefining 24 properties with 3,783 rooms, including four hotels in Thailand, as the first digital value-hotel group to capture more young travellers. "The group will be opening the new brand's flagship properties in Tokyo and Bangkok this year," Tim Hansing, chief executive officer, said yesterday.

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  17. Tuk-tuk taste teaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Duangkhamon Kaewphongsri poses in front of one of her tuk-tuks, which she uses to sell chic frozen treats.a The quintessentially Thai three-wheeler, the tuk-tuk, has always been an attraction for foreign visitors wanting to see the sights of Bangkok. For Duangkhamon Kaewphongsri, also known as Anne, it was an ideal gimmick for an ice-cream business that would target foreign customers as competition among street food vendors became intense.

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  18. Tourist dies after snorkellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A member of the Chinese tour group cries after hearing the news about his fellow Chinese national who collapsed during a snorkelling trip and later died at hospital. A 60-year-old Chinese man collapsed and died while snorkelling around coral reefs with other tourists at Koh Sak off Pattaya in Chon Buri province on Friday afternoon, police said.

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  19. Pattaya eyes visitor quota on Koh LanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A large garbage dump on Koh Lan off the coast from Pattaya is prompting local authorities to seek ways to limit the number of tourists visiting the island, as the site cannot handle the amount of waste produced. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL Pattaya authorities are looking at ways to limit the number of visitors to Koh Lan as growing problems from rubbish and wastewater are ruining the island's nature.

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  20. Life's a beach in the navyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Children playing on the deck of HTMS Chakri Naruebet aircraft carrier. Thailand's first and only aircraft carrier is built to carry nine Harrier aircraft and 14 helicopters, and has a 605-person crew.

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