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Travel Health

Should I go to Thailand for my Hair Transplant?

Medical tourism is all the rage these days.  Procedures are often cheaper, yet just as safe, in other countries.  Thailand is one of the hottest destinations right now.  In fact, medical tourism is a major industry there because of the outstanding medical care provided by world-renown plastic surgeons and hair transplantation specialists. Before you schedule […]

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Family Travel

5 Must-See Beach Vacations

Looking for a spectacular beach vacation? The world has many incredible beaches, with white sand, clear blue water, plenty to do and spectacular views. It’s hard to go wrong with so many paradises to choose from, but here’s a list that will have you rushing to get your passport fast! Australia Cable Beach is one […]

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Lodging

Thailand’s Centara Hotels and Beach Resorts

I started traveling late in my life, something I today regret. The world has so much to offer and apart from traveling being fun and exiting, it is also informative and educational and yours truly was lacking way behind. On my first trip I wanted to go somewhere exotic, encounter a culture which was completely […]

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Asia Vacation

Kaleidoscopic Thailand

The Kingdom of Thailand is unique among Southeast Asian nations in having developed its rich culture independently of Western colonialism. The kingdom’s Buddhism is the purest in the region. Its language, which is like no other, is enormously rich, with an extraordinary capacity for exact expression of the nuances of human relationships, a sign of […]

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Asia Vacation

The all-new BMW Z4

Aggressively groomed with cool looks and meaty six-pot performance with decent comfort, new Z4 now at amiable price There is something very masculine about the all-new Z4 roadster from BMW, unlike its opinion-dividing predecessor that drew much controversy with the quirky lines seen in most other BMWs over the past decade.

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Asia Vacation

Wine growers disagrees over ban

Thai Wine Association has expressed strong disagreement with the government’s plan to ban alcohol sales during Buddhist holidays. Vice president Kim Wachtveitl said the measure would destroy the local wine industry as well as ecotourism, such as wine-tour packages organised by local wineries.

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Travel News

Political unrest halts tourist industry

Japanese tour group has cancelled a 300-room booking in Bangkok out of concern about political instability. Leading tourism-business operators fear more cancellations, especially now that 14 countries have issued travel warnings for Thailand.  

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Asia Vacation

Anti government rally may impact business sector

Britain, Canada and Australia have issued travel warnings against coming to Bangkok, on anticipation of violence related to the huge red-shirt rally. Meanwhile, it is feared that if prolonged, the protests will worsen fragile economic conditions.  

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Asia Vacation

Thailand to cut airport landing, parking fees

BANGKOK – Airports of Thailand (AOT) AOT.BK is to cut landing and parking fees for airlines by 20 percent in a bid to bolster tourism, hit by the closure of Bangkok’s two airports late last year, its president said. 

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Asia Vacation

Thai Air raises its financing target

BANGKOK – Thai Airways International said Wednesday that it was raising more than $1 billion in financing, double what it announced just two days before.