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Six Digital Marketing Strategies for a Travel Agency

This post comes courtesy of Andaman SEO, a digital marketing firm dedicated to helping those in the travel and tourism industry get more bookings. With a travel and tourism GDP of $36.4 billion, Thailand is one of the most tourism-reliant economies in the world today. The figures, which were culled from the 2017 World Economic Forum Competitiveness report was also supported by the record number of tourist arrivals in Thailand. In 2015, nearly 30 million traveled and toured the country, and last year, this increased to 32 million. The local…

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7 wooden gifts to buy from Thailand

The lure of a tropical paradise with pristine beaches and clear water, peopled with the friendliest people on Earth describes Thailand. Tourists are flocking to this beautiful part of Asia to enjoy true Thai foods that have become popular. They also want to experience the natural beauties of Thailand before the country becomes over commercialized. Now is the time to visit this warm, welcoming country where the people are very friendly, and the hotel prices are inexpensive. When you visit Thailand, you will have money leftover to spend on souvenirs…

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Bello Dolce – Best Ice Cream in Hua Hin [restaurant review]

After having had some nice dinner in Hua Hin (either at Onn Onn Corner or Moon, Smile & Platoo) you might be thinking about an icy desert. Well there’s not much to think about since not far away from those places (close to the ‘center’) there is a Bello Dolce Ice Cream shop. Bello Dolce is a small ice cream chain in Hua Hin and has some rather nice ice cream restaurants around town. The ice cream is rather tasty and the ambiance is pretty chilled (ha!) and perfect to…

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Hotel Sahara Mandalay Review

Before my arrival in Mandalay I did something I don’t do too often, I booked ahead. I booked the Hotel Sahara thanks to a promotion on agoda and its “fantastic” reviews. The hotel is quite easy to find since it is located quite close to the temple and not far away from the clock tower (which is easy to find on maps in case you need to tell the taxi where to go). Upon arrival the welcome by the hotel staff was super friendly. Very nice and helpful. While preparing the…

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Traveling 

Finally! Tiger Temple is no more!

Tiger Temple in Kanchanburi raided Finally police and government did something against one of the worst ‘tourist highlights’ of Thailand. The so called Tiger Temple, a place where tigers and other wildlife was kept (and drugged) for visitors to cuddle and take pictures with eventually got raided this week. Wildlife officials, police and soldiers impounded more than 100 tigers and hundreds of birds which are said to be traded illegally. This didn’t come out of nowhere since animal rights activists accused the Tiger Temple for a long time already of being complicit…

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backpacking thailand and loving it Traveling 

Thailand review by a backpacker newbie

My, then 17 year old little sister, came to Thailand for the first time ever. To become a backpacker. For the first time ever. Here is her experience.    Meanwhile more than one month ago, I visited my brother Sascha in Thailand. It was my first time in this country, so I experienced a lot of different and interesting stuff I’ve never seen before. I started my journey right after my prom night on July 5, starting at Frankfurt Airport, having a stop in Dubai and finally arriving in Bangkok.…

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Bangkok Named Number 1 Tourist Destination in the World!

Once more Bangkok, Krung Thep Mahanarkon, The Cit of Angels, The Big Mango, has been placed on top of a tourist destination list. This time, however, it was not a vote but it’s based on actual numbers. MasterCard gathered data from banks, governments, airlines and agencies and concluded that Bangkok will overtake London as the world’s tourism destination number one. As far as MasterCard prognoses Bangkok will host around 15.98 million visitors this year making London the runner up with 15.96. Third place will probably go to Paris (13.92) with…

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