| » Myanmar Eyes 5 Million International Arrivals Next Year |
Nov 27, 2014 - 6:03 PM - by Sumocakewalk |
The Nation |
November 27, 2014
By Suchat Sritama
Myanmar's international arrivals are expected to exceed 5 million next year as the country's private sector strengthens its overseas marketing, including in Thailand.
Representatives of 17 hotels, resorts, restaurants and airlines from Myanmar were in Bangkok yesterday to meet with local buyers at the "Asean Travel Business Matching" event, organized by the Thai Travel Agents Association.
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| » Jolibee- Houston TX |
Nov 25, 2014 - 9:04 PM - by Lancelot |
OK, this is Philippine related so hope its OK to post it here |
I'm strolling down Main Street in Houston TX and what do I see?
I walk inside and yep, its the real deal, many Philippine dishes and full of Pinays on a Sunday afternoon. Most are with extended families but it was a hoot to be there, rapid Tagalog and some fine eye... [Read More]
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| » Artificial Coral Reefs Thailand |
Nov 17, 2014 - 2:52 PM - by Mark84 |
Does anyone know of any artificial reef projects in Thailand? How do they compare with the natural reefs? I've heard of one on Hanuman Bay, Samui near the akaryn resort not sure if it's a CSR project. But it looks like a nice effort from the pictures, I personally think it's great when a hotel or resort gives back to the environment. Just wondering if it would be worth it to check it out?
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| » Mr Earl's great adventure |
Nov 17, 2014 - 9:47 AM - by Mr Earl |
The plan man was to go to Fang, via bicycle. |
Using songtheaws, buses and trains as well. The mission is to have new expereinces not kill myself.
I picked up some slick panniers which integrated with the Ortleib rackpack I already had.
I pedaled the first 15kms to catch the songtheaw to Ranong.
I was planning on riding to Chumpon but the sky was looking rather dreary so hopped the bus. 130 baht bus fare and 200 baht for the bike.
In Chumpon I... [Read More]
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| » UK To Expand £600 24-Hour Visa Service To Thailand, Philippines & 5 Other Countries |
Nov 13, 2014 - 3:45 PM - by Sumocakewalk |
Bangkok Post / Bloomberg News |
November 13, 2014
The United Kingdom will expand its fast-track 24-hour visa service to include Thailand, the Philippines, and five other countries, Prime Minister David Cameron announced.
The expansion of the service, which is already available in China and India, will help to boost investment and tourism to Britain, Mr Cameron said in a statement as he travelled to Australia for the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane.
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| » A weekend in Kuala Lumpur (With Pics)hopefully |
Nov 05, 2014 - 11:47 AM - by chassamui |
Air Asia A320/200 from Suratthani to KL plus 3 nights budget accommodation in KL, less than 100Great British quids. |
This version of the aircraft has 186 passenger seats, but on this flight only 12 passengers and 4 cabin staff. No alcohol in flight and only snacks and soft drinks for sale on board
On arrival at KLIA2 the newer airport, they have well staffed immigration counters and apart from photo and fingerprints it's all over quickly. Through duty free and on to the... [Read More]
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| » The Secrets Of Tha Tian |
Nov 02, 2014 - 10:43 AM - by Sumocakewalk |
A vintage photo of Tha Tian Pier suggests the area's importance as a major crossroads of trade and commerce.
November 2, 2014
By Khetsirin Pholdhampalit
Why is this oldest shard of Bangkok named "wiped-out pier"? And much... [Read More]
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