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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
Krabi, Thailand’s upcoming high season believed to be record-breaking

Krabi, Thailand’s upcoming high season believed to be record-breaking

Krabi, Thailand’s upcoming high season is believed to be a record-breaking one. As Krabi’s popularity rises, so does the need for additional accommodations, airline routes and advanced medical care. All of these needs and concerns are being met to insure that the tourist boom doesn’t diminish. Situated on the beautiful Andaman Sea in southwest Thailand, Krabi Province is an idyllic place for peop...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
N.Y. Times names Krabi, Thailand hot new destination

N.Y. Times names Krabi, Thailand hot new destination

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the prestigious N.Y. Times newspaper in the United States names Krabi, Thailand as one of the “52 Best Places to Go in 2014”. The Times article cited Krabi as a “city in transformation”, with exotic animals, beautiful beaches, and a fascinating past to explore. Judging from the boom in tourism there in recent years, many vacationers would agree...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
AirAsia announces new route connecting mainland China with Krabi, Thailand

AirAsia announces new route connecting mainland China with Krabi, Thailand

AirAsia recently announced a new route that will connect mainland China with Krabi, Thailand. The new direct route commences in November 6, 2014, and will originate from Guangzhou.Flights will depart daily from Guangzhou at 8: 45 p.m. and arrive at 1:30 a.m. Return flights depart at 2:20 a.m. and arrive back in China at 4:50 a.m. AirAsia will use a 180-seat Airbus A320 airplane for these flights.T...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Firefly Airlines Institutes New Flights to Krabi, Thailand

Firefly Airlines Institutes New Flights to Krabi, Thailand

Firefly, Malaysia’s premium short-haul airliner, recently announced a brand new destination – Krabi, Thailand. To celebrate their new service, the airline is holding an inauguration ceremony at Krabi International Airport’s Arrival Hall at 8:15 a.m., September 11, 2014. Firefly’s fleet consists of twelve ATR 72-500 and two ATR 72-600 turbo props out of Penang and Subang. Secondary destinations co...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Vegetarian Food Festival in Thailand

Vegetarian Food Festival in Thailand

The Vegetarian Food Festival (Tetsakaan Gin Jay) in Thailand is a national event held throughout the country, mainly in those areas with Chinese descendants. Phuket Province holds the largest and most spectacular festival, but visitors are welcome to attend any of them. The actual name of the festival is “Observe the Ten Commandments and Abstain from Meat”, and lasts for nine days during the nint...

Posted Jan 5, 2015
Traditional Musical Instruments of Thailand

Traditional Musical Instruments of Thailand

The traditional musical instruments of Thailand are unique to its people and its culture, and continue to be used today in the country’s regional festivals and artistic performances. Many of the instruments were used in ancient Thailand, with over fifty types developed during the Ayutthaya kingdom of Siam from 1351 to 1767. The Traditional Musical Instruments of ThailandThere are three main types...

Posted Jan 5, 2015