The contribution of sports to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals
27 Feb 2019
The United Nations has a long history of using sports as a tool to promote development and peace. Through numerous resolutions in the General Assembly, the United Nations has recognised sports as a key contributor to promoting tolerance, respect and the empowerment of women, individuals and communities. ...
Thailand sponsorship market grew by a promising 19% in 2018
21 Feb 2019
ASN has just released its sponsorship market overview on Thailand for 2018 with commentary from local agencies on the performance of the Southeast Asian marketplace. 2018 was a robust year for Thailand’s Sponsorship market, growing 19% year-on-year to US$223.4m (2017’s total investment was US$188.2m) and making grounds on reaching its ...
Nike throws its marketing weight behind #BlackLivesMatter campaigner and ostracised NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Patagonia commits all US$10 million of the savings it received from a federal tax cut to climate change and conservation causes. Gillette tackles “toxic masculinity” and misogyny in a new Super Bowl advertising campaign.
Tourism Stakeholders Commit To Plastic Free Future Through "Phuket Pledge"
1 Oct 2018
Leading hotels and tourism groups have signed the “Phuket Pledge” at Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism Forum 2018 (PHIST) establishing a model for the future development of islands throughout Asia that embraces sustainability as a core and sets urgent goals for long-term change.
As seen on Comedy Central’s: The Alternative Comedy Experience and fresh from his critically acclaimed run at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Stephen Carlin returns to South East Asia with his new show “The Opinionater”. It is 2018 and welcome to the age of opinion. Nobody needs facts anymore. No knowledge, ...
The Thailand Yachting Symposium brings together key marine industry stakeholders in a two-hour conference format. Informative panel sessions and presentations by speakers from the public and private sectors will provide insight and the opportunity for public-private sector co-operation with the aim to grow boating in Thailand.
'Local Chef Thailand' Campaign, enhancing local food and local restaurants nationwide
31 Jul 2018
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC) launche 'Local Chef for Thailand Sustainable Tourism', a project jointly done by public organization, private sectors and community in order to enhance the image of food tourism.
PATA, the Pacific Asia Travel Association, has announced that the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will receive two prestigious 2018 PATA Grand Awards. One for Education and Training for its ‘King’s Wisdom for Sustainable Tourism’ project and the other one for he Elephant Hills Luxury Tented Camps.
Chinese-carrier Kunming Airlines are expected to launch direct flights between Kunming in southern China and the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima. Chatchavan Wongjorn, president of the Nakhon Ratchasima Chamber of Commerce, said the route would officially come into service early next year.
Thai Airways International (THAI) and Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding last Friday, under which CWT will sell the airline as a preferred choice in its corporate travel network. With this move CWT is the first travel agent to enter a partnership with the carrier.