Thai Prime Minister holds talks with Vietnam President and Cambodian Prime Minister on promoting tourism between the countries
The summit commemorating the 50th anniversary of Japan-ASEAN cooperation was held in Tokyo, and Thai Prime Minister Satha Thaweesin met with Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong to promote seamless tourism between Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. announced plans to develop.
At this meeting, Vietnam's President Vo proposed a cooperative effort to promote seamless tourism between Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, allowing tourists to travel between these countries without the need for separate visas.
Thai Prime Minister Sater also met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet and discussed establishing a Thai consulate in Siem Reap to support the increase in the number of tourists visiting the Angkor Wat temple complex.
Asian Christmas Market will be held in Fukuoka from December 21st to 24th, 2023
The "Asian Christmas Market" will be held at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum from December 21st (Thursday) to December 24th (Sunday), 2023.
In addition to enjoying Asian gourmet food, sweets, and miscellaneous goods, there is also mulled wine, which is popular during Christmas Advent, and workshops on making snow globes. Tourism Authority of Thailand(TAT) will be participating in the event for two days only, from December 21st to 22nd, by making ornaments of Pratapian and Thung Yai Menmun.
Please check the official SNS for details.
Date: December 21st (Thursday) - December 24th (Sunday), 2023
Tourism Authority of Thailand only on 21st-22nd
December 21st (Thursday), 24th (Sunday) 11:00~19:30
December 22nd (Friday) ~ 23rd (Saturday) 11:00~20:00
Location: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
entrance fee: free
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum official SNS
Sponsor: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
PTT Oil and Retail Business Plc (OR) considers operating a hotel within a gas station
PTT Oil and Retail Business Plc (OR), which primarily operates gas stations, started thinking of building budget hotels within gas stations and create community malls for tourists as part of its non-oil business expansion strategy.
The hotel will have 50 to 100 rooms and will target budget-conscious domestic Thai travelers at relatively low prices. The hotel will also have a variety of products and services nearby, including restaurants, convenience stores, and laundry services.
OR is currently looking for a business consultant for the hotel project and will then select a hotel chain operator. The budget for the hotel project will be revealed in June next year.
OR and its partners currently operate 2,594 gas stations across Thailand, as well as 4,432 Amazon-branded coffee shops and 2,277 convenience stores.
Michelin Guide Thailand announces 2024 Bib Gourmand selection
Michelin Guide Thailand has announced its 2024 Bib Gourmand Selection, featuring 196 restaurants, including 32 newly added restaurants.
Bib Gourmand is an award given to restaurants with excellent value for money. Restaurants and street food vendors in the affordable '$' and '$$' price ranges are covered.
The 2024 selection includes 28 first-time entrants and 4 restaurants upgraded from the Michelin selection list.
Among the newly selected restaurants are Aunglo by Yangrak in Bangkok, which serves contemporary Thai cuisine with a distinct smoky flavor, and his Baan Pu Karn in Ayutthaya, known for its fresh seafood and local flavors. etc. are included. Ekachan in Chiang Mai, which embraces the concept of slow food, and Pho Tha Bo in Khon Kaen, which specializes in Vietnamese cuisine, were also newly selected.
The latest list of selected restaurants is easily available on the Michelin Guide Asia YouTube channel and its official website.
Please follow their Facebook page for the latest information and news about Michelin Guide Thailand 2024.
In December 2023, the festival of lights “Vijit Chao Phraya 2023” is being held
The festival of lights "Vijit Chao Phraya 2023" is being held at various locations along the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok from December 1st to 31st, 2023.
A special light and sound show only available for this season will be held from December 1st to 31st, 2023, at numerous famous spots along the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.
In this show, the Chao Phraya River area will be engulfed in magical light, making full use of the latest technology in projection mapping and interweaving Thai traditional and cultural performances. There will also be fireworks displays on certain days (*), so you can enjoy the best night.
*Specific days: December 1st (Friday), 2nd (Saturday), 7th (Friday), 8th (Saturday), 9th (Sunday), 15th (Friday), 16th (Saturday), 22nd (Fri), 23rd (Sat), 29th (Fri), 30th (Sat)
Vijit Chao Phraya 2023 is being held in the following areas. (in order from upstream)
・Rama VIII Bridge
・Santi Chai Prakan Park
・Vichai Prasit Fort
・Rama I Bridge (Memorial Bridge)
・River City Bangkok
For details, please refer to the official Facebook page.