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Tourism Authority of Thailand splashing out on events

Tourism Authority of Thailand splashing out on events

TAT governor Yuthasak Supasorn expects 3.1m local tourists and 546,000 foreign visitors for Songkran. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced the use of 30 million baht in funds to finance Songkran activities in 15 provinces, aiming to boost tourism income from the events to 21 billion baht. The ...

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GI products planned for every province

GI products planned for every province

The government is committed to promoting and developing geographical indication (GI) products to cover all provinces in 2020, up from 67 provinces now. Wanpen Nicrovanachumrus, deputy director-general of the Intellectual Property Department, said the Commerce Ministry has already approved GI certificates through the department for 103 indigenous products in 67 ...

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10 Indonesian Provinces Named Halal Tourist Destinations

10 Indonesian Provinces Named Halal Tourist Destinations

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Tourism Ministry provides technical guidance and workshops to representatives from 10 provinces in Indonesia. The 10 provinces had been appointed as halal tourist destinations. The provinces are Aceh, Riau Islands, West Sumatra, DKI Jakarta, West Java, Central Java, Yogyakarta, East Java, West Nusa Tenggara and South Sulawesi. ...

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10 Indonesian Provinces Named Halal Tourist Destinations

10 Indonesian Provinces Named Halal Tourist Destinations

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Tourism Ministry provides technical guidance and workshops to representatives from 10 provinces in Indonesia. The 10 provinces had been appointed as halal tourist destinations. The provinces are Aceh, Riau Islands, West Sumatra, DKI Jakarta, West Java, Central Java, Yogyakarta, East Java, West Nusa Tenggara and South Sulawesi. ...

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Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities suspended ferry services and began evacuations Thursday ahead of a powerful tropical storm that is expected to pound the Southeast Asian nation’s famed southern beach resorts during a peak tourism season. Rain was already falling around the Gulf of Thailand and officials warned that torrential ...

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