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  1. Comment: 2Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A tourist takes a selfie as residents and tourists held hands on Haad Sairee on June 18, 2016 to stage a mass display of concern for Thailand's marine environment on Koh Tao in Surat Thani. The Tourism Authority of Thailand expects its campaign promoting women's travel to generate August tourism revenue of 217.7 billion baht, up 11.8% year-on-year.

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  2. .com | Southeast Asia: Your budget-friendly guide to a heavenly honeymoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | News24

    I am getting married in two months' time and I'm already dreading coming bback from my honeymoon After dating my gorgeous man for more than eight years, our move to get hitched was definitely more of a strategic one. And because we discussed our idea of a great wedding long beforehand, we literally planned it in one month.

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  3. Relentless debate on Chinese touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Racism or bias against races was an interesting topic discussed in social media over the past week, after Thai media publicised stories on the problems posed by the decreasing number of Chinese tourists in Chiang Mai, which was very popular among them, and the economic impact. On Twitter, there are people who explicitly showed they did not like these "Tour Chin [Chinese Tourists]" and there were those who understood and wanted the tourists to come.

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  4. SIPA backs new online platform for tourism SMEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    THE SOFTWARE Industry Promotion Agency and its business partners have announced the "Tourism Thailand Open Platform" as a tool for the tourism industry, to be officially launched in October. Supachai Jongsiri, acting president of SIPA, said ToTOP would enable small and medium-sized enterprises to provide alternatives to their customers and create business opportunities.

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  5. Growing Travel Businesses get Funding and SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    An innovative fund has been created by Travellanda to help young companies succeed in the online travel industry by providing essential finance and expert business support. LONDON - July 29, 2016 - PRLog -- The Travellanda Business Support Fund was initiated to assist new and existing business, within the travel sector that would like help with the transition from a traditional offline business to a modern online business.

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  6. Japanese man uses plastic surgery to avoid arrest for 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

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  7. Net gain: Hong Kong netballers confident of raising the bar at Asian ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Robin Manihera's squad adopt 'professional' approach in bid to break into top three in the region at the tournament in Thailand between July 31-August 7 The Hong Kong netball team arrived in Bangkok on Friday confident of success at the Asian Championships, and looking to repay an investment of around HK$200,000 just to send the group of 16 players and staff to Thailand. Fourth-ranked Hong Kong arguably have the best chance in recent years to challenge leading sides Singapore, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, who have been the top three finishers at the tournament in 2012 and 2014, for honours.

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  8. Mobile bookings see a surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Consumers reserve more than 1 million room nights every 24 hours on Booking.com, with one in three using a mobile device. More and more tourists will book accommodations via their mobile phones over the next two years, according to Booking.com.

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  9. Developers target M&A route to diversify their businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    A NUMBER of leading developers have set aside investment budgets worth more than Bt100 billion combined for this year through 2022 to fund merger-and-acquisition deals for office, hospitality and other non-residential projects in Thailand and abroad, as they seek to diversify their business to generate recurring income for the long term. For example, TCC Land Asset World, a property arm of beverage tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, plans to invest more than Bt74.2 billion for hotel development in the Kingdom through to the end of 2022.

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  10. Share your selfies at North East stunning landmarks this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chronicle Live

    "We're delighted to showcase our landscape of coastal castles, the famous Hadrian's Wall and Northumberland's historic houses to visiting friends and families. "Our sites are so iconic and unique, we're encouraging visitors to capture the moment where history happened and share summer snaps on social media."

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  11. ECPAT-USA and AltruVistas Join Forces to End Sexual Exploitation of Children, One Journey at a TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SBWire

    AltruVistas, a San Francisco Bay Area leader of socially responsible tourism, together with anti-trafficking policy organization ECPAT-USA, are partnering to lead a tourism initiative that goes beyond the journey. This Thailand journey focuses on giving participants a glimpse at how modern day travel is combating modern day slavery and ending the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

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  12. New ACI Worldwide Study: 40 Percent of Thai Technologists Prefer Alternative Payments for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Freshnews

    ACI Worldwide announced the results of its new Thai Commerce & Payment Study, which asked technologists about their shopping habits and payment preferences. ACI Worldwide , a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions , today announced the results of its new Thai Commerce & Payment Study.

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  13. Ex-deputy PM Surapong sues election commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangkok Post

    Former Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul on Thursday filed a malfeasance charge against the five election commissioners for their ruling that he had violated the election law the night before the Feb 2, 2014 general election. The Election Commission ruled on Oct 9 last year that he breached the election law prohibiting campaigning and canvassing activities after 6pm the day before an election.

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  14. UK issues travel advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    The United Kingdom has updated its travel advice for citizens ahead of the national referendum, advising its people to avoid political gathering and protest. In its online advice, the embassy in Bangkok suggests the Britons monitor the advice of local authorities and local media.

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  15. 2 Pattaya-based windsurfers to compete in Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pattaya Mail

    Thailand will send two Pattaya-based windsurfers to the Rio Olympics next month with hopes of bringing gold back to the kingdom. Former Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome, the honorary president of the Windsurfing Association of Thailand, announced July 15 that Nattapong Phonoparat and Siriporn Kaewduang-ngam will compete in the Aug. 5-21 games.

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  16. Ascott targets growth in Chon BuriRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    An artist's impression of The Ascott's new serviced apartment brand, Metropole, which is located on Phetchaburi Road in the Thong Lor area. It has 116 units and is scheduled to open on Sept 1. Singaporean serviced-residence operator The Ascott Ltd has set its sights on Chon Buri to tap rising demand from expatriates working on industrial estates in the eastern region.

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  17. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Business Wire

    The survey asked approximately 300 technologists about their shopping habits and payment preferences for in-store, online and mobile transactions in Thailand, where eCommerce sales are expected to be valued at 800 billion Baht in 2021. The study, conducted with DataOne Asia , Co., Ltd., also explored usage of cross-border and person-to-person payments, highlighting the opportunity to replace cash transactions with alternative payments.

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  18. Cheap places in Bangkok for tourists to visit by Lonely PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Bangkok Post

    The Artist's House, or Ban Silapin, is one of 18 attractions recommended in a new book by Lonely Planet. . The Artist's House and a pad Thai food shop are among free or cheap attractions in Bangkok singled out by the Lonely Planet for tourists to visit.

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  19. Rainer Stampfer has been appointed President, Hotel Operations - Asia Pacific at Four Seasons Hotels Resorts in Toronto, CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Hospitality Net

    Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, announces the following appointments and promotions, as it continues to strengthen its operational leadership team. Rainer Stampfer, RVP and GM of Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai has been promoted to President, Hotel Operations - Asia Pacific.

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  20. HRH Princess Chakri Sirindhorn leads Army cadets to hear lecture on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Pattaya Mail

    Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday led a group of 33 Army cadets from the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy to visit the US Embassy in Bangkok and attend a special lecture on the US presidential election of 2016. The National News Bureau of Thailand said the Princess and her party including both students and senior staff of the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, were greeted at the embassy by Ambassador Glyn Davies and his wife, as well as Minister Counsellor Peter Haymond.

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