Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia Travel

Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia

Growing trade feud between Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is redrawing the map of Asian tourism, with the RoK and Chinese travelers avoiding previously popular destinations like Japan and Hong Kong for Southeast Asia, according to the Japan’s Nikkei Asia Review. ​
Thailand uses entertainment to woo more Japanese visitors World

Thailand uses entertainment to woo more Japanese visitors

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will use music and outdoor events to attract first-time visitors, millenials and female travellers from Japan, targeting 2 million arrivals from the East Asian country who will spend 85 billion THB (USD) by 2020.
Thailand targets 10 percent growth in tourism in 2020 World

Thailand targets 10 percent growth in tourism in 2020

Thailand will focus on developing responsible tourism with the aim of fulfilling the target of a 10 percent growth rate and 3.71 trillion baht (120 billion USD) in revenue in 2020, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has said.
Thai tourism authority lowers revenue estimate World

Thai tourism authority lowers revenue estimate

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has lowered its estimate for tourism revenue growth in 2019 from 10 percent to 9.5 percent due to global slowdown, strong baht and rising fuel prices.
Thai tourism to benefit from China-US trade war World

Thai tourism to benefit from China-US trade war

Thailand’s tourism sector is expected to get a windfall from the trade war between China and the US as Chinese tourists are looking to shorten their long haul flights to visit closer destinations instead.
Thailand wants Japan to help with tourism development World

Thailand wants Japan to help with tourism development

The Thai Government is calling on the International Friendship Exchange Council of Japan (FEC), a non-profit organisation with 1,000 corporate and individual members, to help promote tourism in Thailand’s secondary destinations.
Thailand wins Best Destination Asia Award at ITB 2019 ASEAN

Thailand wins Best Destination Asia Award at ITB 2019

The Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Dr. Yuthasak Supasorn, has received the Go Asia Award in the Best Destination Asia category from Go Asia at the International Tourismus Borse (ITB) 2019, that took place at Messe Berlin in Berlin, Germany.
Best street foods featured in Bangkok World

Best street foods featured in Bangkok

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has hosted the “World’s Best Street Food: Bangkok 2019” to promote some of the delicacies sold in stalls along Thai streets.