Travel News

    • India's first elephant hospital cheers activists, draws tourists

      Nov 18, 2018 | 06:04 am

      MATHURA, India: At India's first hospital for elephants, opened last week in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.

    • The magic mountain

      Nov 17, 2018 | 17:00 pm

      Different people have different definitions of heaven. For some, being at a beach paradise or on a mountaintop could mean heaven. But my recent trip to China's Zhangjiajie allowed me to explore a new meaning of heaven.

    • Loy Krathong festival ushers in new era for Klong Ong Ang

      Nov 17, 2018 | 16:00 pm

      One of the most picturesque and much-anticipated festivals in Bangkok is Loy Krathong which falls this Thursday.

    • All the fun of the fair

      Nov 15, 2018 | 16:00 pm

      One of the year's most anticipated events in the live music calendar is finally here. Maho Rasop Music Festival holds its inaugural celebration of all things beautiful and noisy in the heart of Bangkok tomorrow. The event features an adventurous line-up, with top international and local acts including The Vaccines, Slowdive, Washed Out, Oddisee, Prep, Miami Horror, Temp., Hariguem Zaboy, Solitude...

    • More international travellers

      Nov 14, 2018 | 17:00 pm

      The number of passengers at six international airports during the past 12 months has reached 139 million, up 8% from the year before.

    • More than meats the eye

      Nov 14, 2018 | 16:00 pm

      Japan is one of the most popular destinations for Thai tourists. More than 80,000 Thais visit Japan monthly, and the total number of Thai visitors per year is expected to reach 1.1 million this year, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO). To Thais, well-known Japanese destinations include Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Osaka and Hokkaido, while Kobe sounds familiar for its...