Ko Samui Archive

TAT optimistic after lifting of nationwide curfew from 13 June 2014

The nationwide nighttime curfew in place since 22 May 2014 is to be lifted as of Friday (13 June 2014). The announcement from the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), currently overseeing Thailand’s administration, has been welcomed by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), as it marks a return to normality for the country’s

Curfew lifted in Thailand’s major tourist destinations: Pattaya, Phuket & Ko Samui

Thailand’s NPOC has announced today that it is lifting the 12 am to 4 am curfew in popular tourist locations, including the beach resort towns of Pattaya and Phuket. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the kingdom’s tourism marketing arm, wholeheartedly welcomes the lifting of the curfew in three major tourist areas. Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik,

Drench it up in Thailand this Songkarn, now that Holi is over!

“Songkran Splendours” “Songkran” is a traditional festival in Thailand. The root of the word comes from Sanskrit, meaning ‘transformation’ or ‘change; to be specific, the transformation of the zodiac signs.             The Songkran Festival has been the Thai New Year celebration for centuries. The Festival symbolises hospitality, love, and relationship in families, communities, and society