J1 "Avispa Fukuoka" and Thai League 1 "Port FC" form partnership
Avispa Fukuoka announced on May 27, 2023 that it has signed a partnership with Port FC of the Thai Football League Division 1.
Port FC is a Thai powerhouse club with a track record of participating in the AFC Champions League (ACL) playoffs in 2020 and making its first appearance in the ACL main draw the following year.
Avispa Fukuoka explains, "The partnership with Port FC is the first step of Avispa Fukuoka's important Asian strategy for further business development in Thailand and Asia." In addition, including Sint-Truiden (Belgium 1st Division), which has already formed a business alliance with Avispa Fukuoka, "We plan to cooperate in human resource development, international exchange, and know-how sharing among the three clubs."
Port FC is also aiming to participate in the ACL main match from the playoffs in the 2023-2024 season. It is expected that the alliance with Avispa Fukuoka will further strengthen the strength of the team.
Singapore Airlines launches special promotion for flights from Japan to Phuket and Krabi
Singapore Airlines is running a special fare promotion "Workation Special Fare" for flights from Japan to Phuket and Krabi. It will be a support promotion for workation travel.
The outline of "workation special fare" is as follows.
Reservation period: May 18-July 31, 2023
Travel period: June 25th to October 31st, 2023
(Not applicable from August 4th to 16th, 2023)
Discount rate: Up to 10% off
Destinations: Phuket, Krabi, etc.
Special site: Singapore Airlines official website (Japanese)
In addition, there are discounts on accommodation such as Diamond Cliff Resort & Spa and Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, as well as great benefits such as locally available activities and rental Wi-Fi. For more information, please refer to the Singapore Airlines official website above.
Bangkok's MRT Yellow Line to start operations on June 3, 2023
The MRT Yellow Line, a monorail route in Bangkok, will start operating from June 3, 2023.
The MRT Yellow Line has been on trial since October 2022 last year, and will officially start operation from June 3, 2023.
The fare will be free for the first month after the start of operation, and after that, the fare will be 15 to 45 baht depending on the boarding section.
The MRT Yellow Line has 23 stations along the 30.4km section between Ladprao and Samrong. The stations are as follows.
Lat Phrao Station
Chok Chai 4 Station
Lat Phrao 71 Station
Lat Phrao 83 Station
Lat Phrao 101 Station
Bang Kapi Station
Yaek Lam Sali Railway Station
Si Kritha station
Hua Mak Station
Si Nut Station
Srinakarin 38 Station (Srinagarindra 38)
Suan Luang Rama 9 Station (Suan Luang Rama IX)
Si Udom Station
Si La Salle Station
Si Bearing Station
Si Dan Station
Sea Taper Station (Si Thepha)
The Tourism Authority of Thailand opens a store at "BLUE OCEAN FES KANSAI 2023@Hanahaku Memorial Park Tsurumi Ryokuchi"
The BLUE OCEAN FES KANSAI 2023, one of the largest comprehensive marine sports exhibitions in western Japan, is a big event for the purpose of activate and promote the diving and marine-related industries in western Japan by gathering the diving shops and related companies from Japan and overseas and the people involved in the sea come together
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will have a booth at this "BLUE OCEAN FES KANSAI 2023".
Thailand has many of the best diving spots in the world. There is also a chance to encounter whale sharks in the crystal clear waters. At the TAT booth, they provide information on diving in Thailand and information on the new way of traveling in Thailand, “Sustainable Tourism”.
At the TAT booth, they mainly provide the following information.
・Information about diving and sightseeing in Thailand
・Distribution of diving and tourism pamphlets (*Numbers are limited)
・Special Exhibition “Spotlight Koh Tao – Sustainable Tourism in Thailand”
Koh Tao is a popular diving spot visited by divers from all over the world. In addition to protecting the natural environment, each person's efforts to protect the island are essential for the lives of the people living on the island and for the people who love the sea to visit Koh Tao for many years to come. At the TAT booth, you can learn about these Koh Tao initiatives.
Event name: BLUE OCEAN FES KANSAI 2023
Date: June 3rd (Sat) and 4th (Sun), 2023 10:00-18:00
Venue: Flower Expo Memorial Park Tsurumi Ryokuchi Hanamizuki Hall
Admission fee: Free
Details: BLUE OCEAN FES KANSAI 2023 official website
'Steam Locomotive Adventure' Runs Between Bangkok and Nakhon Pathom on Her Majesty's Birthday
State Railways of Thailand (SRT) will run a 'Steam Locomotive Adventure' between Bangkok and Nakhon Pathom on 3 June 2023, the birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.
Steam Locomotive Adventure is the Pacific Steam Locomotive Nos. 824 and 850 produced by Nippon Sharyo in Japan immediately after World War II. You can ride this steam train!
The steam locomotive schedule is as follows.
8:10 AM: Departure from Hua Lamphong Railway Station
Around 10:10am: Arrive at Nakhon Pathom Station and depart
6:30 PM: Arrive at Hua Lamphong Railway Station
Along the way, the train stops at Saraya Station, Bambamul Station, Bangsue Junction Station and Samsen Station, where passengers can embark and disembark. Passengers have about 6 hours to visit the sights.
Steam Train Adventure tickets are already on sale for 299 baht for regular cabins and 1,999 baht for air-conditioned cabins and include snacks and water.
For more information, please contact SRT Call Center (1690) or visit SRT's official website or official Facebook.