The day of the beginning of the Buddhist Lent, Wan Khao Phansa, is celebrated throughout the country on full moon of the 8th lunar month. This year, it falls on July, 28, and the Tourism Association of Thailand has prepared a list of the destinations to get most of the festival.
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Phu Quy, a small island 100 km off the shores of Phan Thiet, is getting its speedboat service hoping to become a popular tourist destination soon.
According to the recently revealed statistics of Priority Pass Company, during the last year, from June 2017 till June 2018 they have added 141 airport lounge around the world to their network.
You have only three golden days – today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow (June 20–22) – to grab one of a million of Vietjet's promotional tickets for their domestic and international routes for travelling between August, 14 and December, 31 this year at astonishingly attractive prices.
Last month Thailand welcomed 2.8 mln international tourists what corresponds to a 6.3% growth compared to the previous month thus bringing the total number of travellers who entered the country during the first five months of 2018 to 16 mln.
The colourful Bromo Exotica Cultural Festival will be held at the foot of magnificent Mount Bromo on June 29–30 this year. It will preceed the traditional sacred Yadnya Kasada ceremony on July, 1.
As the whole Andamand Coast region in Thailand is taken over by strong wind and waves, the red flags have been installed on the beaches in Ranong, Phang Nga and Phuket provinces to warn the tourists about hazardous swimming.
The national route 6 which links the capital city of Phnom Penh to its farflung northwestern outpost province of Bantey Meanchey is now officially in service after the ribbon cutting ceremony held last weekend.
The annual celebration of Waso Moon Day marking the beginning of the Buddhist Lent in Myanmar will be held on July, 27 this year.
The Siam tulip blooming season in Thep Sathit district of Chayaphum province in the northeast of Thailand has been ushered in with an official opening ceremony held by Governor of Chaiyaphum at Pa Hin Ngam National Park this weekend.
Looking for a sustainable tourism friendly destination in India? Consider Himachal Pradesh which will soon upgrade its 113 sites into ecotourism destinations.
Within one year the Punjab Tourist Ministry will renovate 30 tourist attractions in Punjab, a nothwestern Indian state bordering Pakistan.
Coal mine tourism is gradually becoming the main type of activity for those visiting the Western Indian state of Maharashtra.
This year, Thailand's annual shopping festival will have a totally new twist with TAT's campaign 'Thailand Shopping and Dining Paradise 2018'.
The annual Phi Ta Khon festival, held in Dan Sai district in the northeastern province of Loei, Thailand, starts this Saturday, June, 16 and will last for three days till Monday, June, 18.
Starting from August, 16 this year AirAsia will add to their expansive regional flight network a direct Bangkok, Thailand – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo flight.
Great news from Vietnam for those wishing to make a quick jump from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay: a new highway opened on June, 1st, cuts the previous four-hour journey in half.