Phang-nga tour operators boycott visits to Similan-Surin islands to protest against new restrictions

Long-tail boats on a beach
Long-tail boats on a beach in Phi Phi islands. Photo: Mariamichelle / Pixabay.

About 50 tour operators in the southern province of Phang-nga have agreed to suspend boat trips to Similan-Surin islands in the Andaman sea for Monday [Read More…]

Phuket Dive Despair: Ticket Rip-off Revealed

Thailand News Breaking News
Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

DIVERS troubled by a selective ban on coral reef sites at Phuket’s Andaman marine parks and a massive graft investigation will have a chance to [Read More…]

Thailand closes 18 dive sites to save coral reefs

Koh Lipe island, Satun
Image of Koh Lipe island in Satun. Photo: Tom Wilkinson / Flickr.

Eighteen popular diving sites will be closed in Thailand for up to 14 months to allow coral damaged by bleaching to recover. Over 80% of [Read More…]