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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
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