Tag Archives: Thailand

Chinese increasingly use WeChat Pay when traveling

Shenzhen – Leading Chinese social media and mobile payment platform WeChat reported robust overseas payment transactions during the National Day holiday as more and more Chinese users travel abroad. Japan posted the largest number of WeChat payment transactions during the … Continue reading Chinese increasingly use WeChat Pay when traveling

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

Bangkok— The winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognize the achievements of 27 separate organizations and individuals. … Continue reading PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

Airbnb: Multiple opportunities for female entrepreneurs

BANGKOK –Airbnb celebrates the company’s global community of women who have found greater financial, professional, and social empowerment through entrepreneurship in digital tourism. In Thailand, Airbnb announced that women hosts earned a combined income of THB 2.8 billion in 2018, a … Continue reading Airbnb: Multiple opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Thailand: Documentary series to inspire responsible tourism

Bangkok – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is seeking to inspire environmental, cultural and social awareness among locals and visitors alike by placing responsible tourism at the heart of “The Seasons” travel short documentary series with 12 episodes uploaded and … Continue reading Thailand: Documentary series to inspire responsible tourism

Thailand: Princess disqualified from prime minister bid

Bangkok – Officials have disqualified a Thai princess from running for prime minister in next month’s general election after her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, said her nomination would be “inappropriate.” Thailand’s Electoral Commission announced on Monday that the “monarchy must … Continue reading Thailand: Princess disqualified from prime minister bid