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Thailand

31 Aug 2007
The Thailand Open, south-east Asia's most important tennis competition, will be taking place in Bangkok from 22-30 September.The tournament is quickly gaining a worldwide reputatio...
7 Aug 2007
On the night of the fullest moon in October, the Mekong River in northern Thailand is lit up with hundreds of multicoloured fireballs in one of the most spectacular natural phenome...
30 Apr 2007
Authorities in Thailand have moved to quell the fears of alcohol sellers as a new bill is being drawn up.The National Legislative Assembly's special committee is behind the bill wh...
27 Apr 2007
Thailand, a country traditionally frequented by gap-year students and those seeking culture, history, fantastic scenery and easy living on a budget, is beginning to see a change in...
15 Feb 2007
People taking a holiday in Thailand can now stay in a Four Seasons hotel while visiting the island of Koh Samui.The hotel chain already has three properties in the country, with Ba...
9 Feb 2007
The creators of the new Thai spa Six Senses Erawan were guided by the mystic principles of feng shui when modelling the layout of the staggeringly lovely 3,000 square metre site.Bu...
8 Feb 2007
Thailand has been named as the best Asia/Australasia destination at the Irish Travel Trade News (ITTN) Awards in Dublin.The country saw off competition from Australia, New Zealand,...
6 Feb 2007
People enjoying a holiday in Thailand will soon be able to benefit from a new kind of spa treatment.The Centara Spa at Central Hotels & Resorts is introducing a treatment from Tibe...
20 Dec 2006
A second bridge has been opened between Thailand and Laos that is hoped will boost trade and tourism.The second friendship bridge, which links the two countries over the Mekong riv...
30 Nov 2006
A resort and spa in Phuket will open at the end of 2008, owned by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.The resort and spa will be located on the Bang Tao Bay beach on the west coast of Ph...