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With long periods of Thailand’s History, according to evidences and studies, Sukhothai was the first kingdom of Thailand.  At that time, an early Thai script was invented by King Ramkhamhaeng, the great king of Sukhothai, and there also were records about events in the king’s reign.  After Sukhothai period, the new kingdoms arose that are Ayuthaya, Thonburi and Rattanakosin which is the present kingdom of Thailand.  Each period owns its important Historical events and interesting cultural changes. In Sukhothai period, King Sri Indraditya founded Sukhothai in 1238 governed by the monarchy system.  The glorious era was in the reign of King Ramkhamhaeng the Great and after his death, it came to the fall of Sukhothai Kingdom. In Ayuthaya Period, King U Thong founded the kingdom in 1350, and the kingdom then became powerful in politics ...Read more
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  • 08 May 22

    Thailand targeting 20 million visitors next year
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand remains confident the country can welcome up to 20 million ...Read more
  • 01 May 22

    Thai tourism fee to begin in third quarter
    Thailand will implement the proposed tourism fee in the third quarter. The THB300 Thailand Tourism ...Read more
  • 24 Apr 22

    Thailand scraps arrival testing for fully vaccinated
    Thailand officials confirmed no more arrival testing will be required on arrival for fully vaccinated ...Read more
  • 17 Apr 22

    Thailand mulls legal casino resorts
    Thailand mulls is again tentatively considering legalised gambling and the development of casino resorts. A ...Read more
  • 13 Apr 22

    A Golden Wonderland – Thailand
  • 11 Apr 22

    Tourism Authority of Thailand targets eight million tourists
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is targeting at least eight million international visitors this ...Read more
  • 10 Apr 22

    Thailand set to scrap PCR testing
    Thailand is expected to ditch the requirement for PCR tests for foreign visitors to be ...Read more
  • 03 Apr 22

    Thailand’s first wellness clinic opens at Avani+ Hua Hin
    Thailand’s first wellness clinic in association with Indian wellness and beauty operator, VLCC, has opened ...Read more
  • 20 Mar 22

    Thailand further relaxes entry rules
    Thailand is easing entry protocols for tourists, in a bid to keep the tourism recovery ...Read more
  • 16 Mar 22

    Thailand looks to relax entry protocols for tourists
    Thailand plans to streamline entry for foreign arrivals to keep its tourism recovery on track. ...Read more
  • 07 Mar 22

    Russian tourism to Thailand plummets
    Tourist traffic from Russia to Thailand is fast declining as international sanctions bite. Thailand’s Tourism ...Read more
  • 04 Mar 22

    NH Collection checking in to Thailand
    NH Collection has unveiled plans for an upcoming debut in Asia. NH Collection Chiang Mai ...Read more
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