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Thailand Tops The Poll Of Risky Tourist Destinations

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Thailand Tops The Poll Of Risky Tourist Destinations

Thailand has been found to be the world’s riskiest holiday destination for British tourists, according to a new report. The report, carried out by UK firm Endsleigh Insurance Services, looked at data from 2017, ranking countries on where the most insurance claims were made and Thailand came out on top. The report found that Thailand…

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Overheating Smartphone On KLM Flight Has Forced Authorities To Re-Examine “Batteries On Planes” Issue

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Overheating Smartphone On KLM Flight Has Forced Authorities To Re-Examine “Batteries On Planes” Issue

A KLM Boeing 777 has now landed safely in KL following an 18 hour lay-over in Phuket after a ‘precautionary landing’ forced on the pilot after a smartphone over-heated, emitting smoke in the passenger cabin. It’s not the first incident involving over-heating lithium batteries (if that was the cause) and is sure to bring another…

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Foreign Tourists Exceed 10 Million In First Quarter

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Foreign Tourists Exceed 10 Million In First Quarter

    The Thai tourism sector has been doing well so far this year, with more foreign visitors than last year and 12 percent growth in domestic travel during the Songkran Festival. Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports Pongpanu Svetarundra reported that, in March this year, approximately 3.5 million foreigners paid visits to Thailand, creating…

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Thailand’s Secondary Tourism Destinations Are The Focus Of 2018

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Thailand’s Secondary Tourism Destinations Are The Focus Of 2018

Thailand’s secondary tourism destinations are the main focus of this year’s promotional efforts, according to the National Policy Committee for Tourism.  Minister of Tourism and Sports, Weerasak Kowsurat said on Monday that the latest meeting of the National Policy Committee for Tourism, which was chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak, had discussed the tourism…

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A Day Trip To Koh Larn That All Can Afford

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A Day Trip To Koh Larn That All Can Afford

Next time you are in Pattaya and need a break from the usual entertainments, you might want to colnsider a trip to Koh Larn. Koh Larn is a beautiful little island just off the coast of Pattaya and you can have a day trip over there to swim in crystal clear waters and relax on…

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