Tags : Eco-Tourism

Isan

Surin to introduce new tourist spot

SURIN, 2 January 2015 (NNT) – The northeastern province of Surin is preparing to introduce a new tourist attraction early this year. Academics and government officials have surveyed the location of Surin Floating Market which will be promoted as an ecotourism spot of the province. The new attraction is being built in a 32-acre field […]Read More

News

The 5th Family PRD Rally on BKK – Rayong route

BANGKOK, 7 June 2014 (NNT) – The Government Public Relations Department has organized the 5th Family PRD Rally on the Bangkok-Rayong route to promote family relations and the enjoyment of nature. The Director General of the Government Public Relations Department, Apinan Juntarungsri presided over the opening ceremony of the 5th Family PRD Rally event, which […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai University students win top eco-tourism award

Chiang Mai University’s four-strong student team “20 db” have won top prize at the 7th AIS 3G One-2-Call! BrandAge Award with their “Sound of Chiang Mai” marketing plan for an eco-tourism bicycle ride, pocketed a Bt200,000 cash prize and trophy. Team member Chonticha Techawichien said their idea was to present Chiang Mai attractions by bicycle […]Read More

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TAT to launch Songkran festivities in 13 provinces

BANGKOK, 31 March 2012 (NNT) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has planned to spend a budget of THB17 mil to organize Songkran activities in 13 provinces throughout the country. The TAT’s Songkran campaign will be launched in Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Suphan Buri, Chon Buri, Samut Prakan, Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Nakhon Phanom, Khon Kaen, Nong […]Read More

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TAT to attract 13.4 million visitors from Asia and South

BANGKOK, 5 January 2012 (NNT) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has welcomed the news that more and more countries are cancelling travel advisories against Thailand while pointing out that the warning that remains in some countries is at a low level and is only contained in markets with less significance. TAT Deputy Governor […]Read More

Technology

China to run low-cost maglev trains by next year

China has finished production of the first of its Chinese-built magnetically levitated (maglev) trains in Zhuzhou, Hunan. Described as low-cost and eco-friendly, the trains are to begin operating next year on the Daitai line between Haidian District and Beijing. The three-coached trains are able to carry up to 600 passengers and run at a top […]Read More

Technology

Thai Airways conducts biofuel test flight

Thai Airways International’s Asia’s first passenger biofuels flight confirms the airline’s commitment toward green travelling and the Thai authorities’ effort to reduce greenhouse gas emission. THAI President Piyasvasti Amranand said that the experimental flight echoes the airline’s CSR policy. Read more: The NationRead More

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Thailand: British tourist injured in elephant rampage

A British tourist was seriously injured and a Swiss woman was killed when two male elephants went on the rampage in Thailand. The incident at Khao Sok national park, happened after two tour groups, carrying tourists on an elephant ecotour came head to head on a jungle path. Mahouts were unable to control the two […]Read More