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Covid claims Calypso cabaret

Calypso Bangkok has closed down curtains on its cabaret shows after 33 years of operation. It cited lost business during the Covid-19 pandemic that led to international flight cancellations and border closures during the past few months. "We have put in the…

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Caught out in a virus world

Visitors are allowed to bring fruits to feed elephants at the Royal Elephant Kraal Village in Ayutthaya. (Photos by Somchai Poomlard) Back in June, Thailand was again in the headlines when UK-based animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP) released video footage showing…

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Hotels face five-stage recovery

Five stages lay ahead for the world’s almost one million accommodation providers until their booking cycle resets into a different normal, a new report by SiteMinder, a global hotel industry guest acquisition platform, reveals. From Booming to Privilege: ‘The New Realities for…

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Phitsanulok unveils 'Sapa' of Thailand

Terrace rice fields in Phitsanulok. (Photo: Chinnawat Singha) Phitsanulok has introduced Phu Thap Si in Ban Nam Chuang as "Sapa Muang Thai", or Sapa in Thailand. Located in Lao Cai province in northwest Vietnam, Sapa is a famous tourist destination known for its…

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IATA revises 2020 forecast

IATA revises 2020 forecast published : 12 Oct 2020 at 14:51 The International Air Transport Association has downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the summer travel season in the Northern…

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Phuket gears up for 9-day vegetarian festival

Phuket gears up for 9-day vegetarian festival published : 6 Oct 2020 at 04:00 newspaper section: Life The annual vegetarian festival will get under way between the first to the ninth day of the ninth lunar month in the Chinese calendar.…

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