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Legal aspects of getting married in Krabi, Thailand

Legal aspects of getting married in Krabi, Thailand

Having a dream wedding in Krabi, Thailand is becoming more and more popular for westerners. The Andaman Sea is the perfect aesthetic and romantic backdrop. However, individuals or couples who are not Thai citizens need to be aware of certain legal aspects of getting married in Krabi, Thailand or elsewhere in the country. Legalities of Marrying in Krabi, Thailand Fulfilling the legal obligat...

Posted May 16, 2015
TAT promoting sightseeing by boat to Krabi and other locations in Thailand

TAT promoting sightseeing by boat to Krabi and other locations in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting sightseeing by boat to Krabi and other locations in Thailand. Destinations singled out for this promotion include Krabi and other island resort areas on the Andaman Sea, Bangkok, the Koh Samui Island area and the Chao Phraya River area. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Thai Minister of Tourism & Sports, instructed TAT officials to develop plan...

Posted May 15, 2015
TAT reviews tourist development plans of Andaman coast

TAT reviews tourist development plans of Andaman coast

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently met in Phuket with representatives of the region’s tourist industry to review plans for boosting Andaman coast tourism. The TAT conferred with 150 local operators and tourism associations, to listen to issues affecting tourism in Krabi, Phuket and Phang Nga.All agreed that a master plan was needed to upgrade the South’s infrastructure and energy res...

Posted Feb 21, 2015
Celebrating Chinese New Year in Thailand

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Thailand

This year, the Chinese New Year is celebrated on February 19, according to the lunar calendar. It’s also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar Year. A zodiac animal sign represents each new year making this the Year of the Sheep.Thai Chinese represent more than 14 percent of Thailand’s population, so the Chinese New Year is an important day for them. It is one of the country’s public holidays,...

Posted Feb 17, 2015
Choose a Krabi, Thailand wedding ceremony and package for your special day

Choose a Krabi, Thailand wedding ceremony and package for your special day

If you have made the decision to get married in Krabi, Thailand, you can choose from a plethora of wedding ceremonies and packages for your special day. Whether you choose a religious ceremony or a secular one, there are top-rated companies that will take care of all the details and create the wedding of your dreams.Types of Marriage Ceremonies in Krabi, ThailandNo matter what your religion, spiri...

Posted Feb 13, 2015
An introduction to Tonsai Bay in Krabi, Thailand

An introduction to Tonsai Bay in Krabi, Thailand

Tonsai Bay is a tropical gem in Krabi, Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands. With ferries at its busy pier bringing visitors to the area in the early morning, until the last ferry leaves in the afternoon, observers note that Tonsai has two different personalities. It’s a bustling hive of tourist activity from morning to early afternoon when most of the tourists depart. Afterwards, it becomes a q...

Posted Feb 5, 2015
Krabi bucks the national trend of falling visitor numbers

Krabi bucks the national trend of falling visitor numbers

Krabi province in Thailand continues to boom in 2015 despite the reported 20 – 25% decline in tourist arrivals countrywide, and the expected drop in the Russian market.The new year in Krabi started well with a 20% increase in traffic at the international airport (year on year) over the holiday season, and the main tourist hub of Ao Nang Beach gaining recognition as one of the world’s top five “Des...

Posted Jan 17, 2015
Diving and snorkeling in Krabi, Thailand provide a window for a variety of marine species

Diving and snorkeling in Krabi, Thailand provide a window for a variety of marine species

The warm, clear waters of the Andaman Sea in Krabi, Thailand are home to a plethora of marine life, as evidenced by the many marine species seen by divers and snorkelers in the area. The waters of Krabi is the perfect place for beginners and more advanced divers and snorkelers. Although there are coral reefs and great diving and snorkeling places throughout Krabi, some afford better marine viewin...

Posted Jan 9, 2015
Packing for babies and small children when traveling to Krabi, Thailand

Packing for babies and small children when traveling to Krabi, Thailand

Here are a few suggestions regarding packing for babies and small children when traveling to Krabi, Thailand. Knowing in advance what to pack will make your trip more pleasant; however, don’t worry if you forget something. You can find almost everything you will need for your children in Krabi.Packing Suggestions for Babies and ToddlersKrabi is a wonderful place to travel with your children, so he...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Asian booming middle class choosing Thailand for holiday destination

Asian booming middle class choosing Thailand for holiday destination

Asia’s booming middle class, with a myriad of choices from which to choose, is opting for Thailand as one of its major holiday destinations. Even with the world facing economic, health, and Middle East concerns, travel and tourism to Thailand is showing robust signs of growth.Much of this is attributed to a shift in demographics, a fast-growing Asian middle glass, Asia’s huge population base, and...

Posted Jan 5, 2015