Thailand News Today | Thai airline discounts on domestic flights
You can get 300 baht discount on domestic flights flights in Thailand as part of the project “Discounts All Over the Sky, Fly All Over Thailand.
“The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Thai Airlines Association have jointly launched a special offer to boost the economy through domestic tourism this season.
Six airlines joined the program to offer 300 baht off 500,000 seats on flights departing before the end of the year.
Book before October 10th to get 300 baht discount on any flight between November 1st and December 31st, 2022. Each booking is eligible for a 300 baht discount.
Participating airlines include Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, Nok Air, Thai Lion Air and Thai VietJet.
TAT Governor Yuthasak Supasorn said the special offer would help TAT meet its goal of Thailand’s tourism industry generating 1.5 trillion baht before the end of the year.
The TAT governor added that Thailand’s aviation business is recovering well from the pandemic and is heading in the right direction.
He said removing the Thailand passport affected air travel for Thais and foreigners.
A government spokesman says so tourism is almost back to pre-Covid levels,
although the Ministry of Tourism expects travelers will spend less money than previously forecast.
Since January, 5 million International travelers have landed in Thailand, about half the amount the government forecast by the end of the year.
A million tourists entered in September, raising high hopes that the goal for the year is in sight.
While recent data indicated that a downturn in tourism in the third quarter due to widespread flooding in the kingdom,
Officials expect a rebound in the fourth quarter as international tourists eager to travel are lured by the high season and a slew of year-end festivals.
Officials forecast 1.5 million international travelers per month for the last three months of the year.
The national government drives promotional marketing and works with provincial and local governments and the private tourism industry.
They also expect to boost tourism revenue with their aggressive campaign attract wealthy travelers and expats.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) works with airlines to run promotions and offer discounts on fuel tourism numbers for the end of the year.
Phuket reported that domestic flight arrivals increased to 84% of pre-Covid-19 levels.
while its international arrivals have reached about 40% of pre-pandemic numbers. Most of these foreign tourists come from India and the Middle East.
The hope that currently restricted travel from China and Russia will be eased by next year, allowing for an influx of international travellers.
US multinational apple inc. declared it increase prices in its app stores in most parts of the world, but not Thailand.
Apple announced that the price increases would take effect next month for both App Store apps and in-app purchases.
Good news for the Kingdom or Smiles, but not so good for Japan, South Korea and most countries across Europe.
Other affected regions are Chile, Egypt, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam,
and countries that use the euro as their currency, ie France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
Apple doesn’t give a reason why there isn’t an increase in Thailand or why App Store prices have increased in other countries.
Industry insiders said the gains were related to local currency exchange rates falling against the dollar.
In Japan, prices are up about 30%, a big jump after the yen weakened this year.
Apple raised the prices of its Mac, iPhone, and iPad lines earlier this summer to smooth out currency differences.
The euro has suffered a similar fate and is now par with the dollar Apple products have also become more expensive in Europe for the same reason.
Apple says price hike in Vietnam is due to new local tax regulations.
For people in the euro zone, apps and in-app purchases cost 0.99 euros and now cost 1.19 euros. An item that costs 9.99 euros increases its price to 11.99 euros.
The new prices in the App Store will take effect on October 5th this year. Developers can keep subscription prices for current subscribers if they wish.
However, the price of an iPhone has increased significantly in Thailand.
A fan has offered a sexy Thai model 400,000 baht for her old lady iPhone 12 pro max after announcing on social media that it was up for sale,
including her sexy pics and videos.
hundrets of Thais lined up at the country’s Apple stores to buy the new iPhone 14 on Saturday, September 17 despite complaints that the price is quite high.
Sexy Thai model กนกญาดาจิตอำพัน nicknamed คะแนน matched her compatriots
and wanted to cut costs by selling her old iPhone to get a new 128GB iPhone 14 Pro Max. The 400,000 baht offer would buy 20 new iPhones.
The 26-year-old posted a picture of her iPhone 12 Pro Max to Facebook yesterday, with a caption that said…
“Sell iPhone 12 Pro max to buy iPhone 14. The price is negotiable! Add my pictures and videos. Haha.”
Her post went viral on Thai social media, receiving over 63,000 reactions, 2,890 comments and 1,800 shares.
คะแนน also made it public that she would not delete any pictures or videos on the old phone and gave the potential owner an example of the sexy content on it.
The phone offers almost 30,000 sexy pics and 4,000 hot videos.
คะแนน admitted to the media yesterday that she shared the post for fun,
but over 3,000 people messaged her on Facebook chat to ask about the price.
A man offered 400,000 baht but she has not agreed to sell it to anyone.
Netizens praised a pick-up driver in northern Chiang Rai province after he pasted snacks and face masks on his car for people to take away for free.
The video of the white pickup truck adorned with face masks and snack packs was posted by a Thai TikTok user last Friday.
The headline read…
“You are very nice! Chiang Rai is great!”
The video showed several different snacks and face masks on the pickup truck.
The vehicle also had a paper sign that said “Grat it for free”.
In the video, the pickup parks and waits for the traffic light to change from green to red.
Two boys dared, ran to the stationary vehicle, grabbed some snacks, thanked the driver,
and raced to their bikes before the light turned green.
Many Thai netizens praised the pickup driver for his friendliness, while others added funny comments,
like “the glue has to be strong to hold the snack packs to the car like that.”
“That’s such a good idea! I feel so happy to see this video.”
“Look at the boy in the red shirt! He thanked the driver!”
“I saw this car today but didn’t dare to grab one haha.”
“Happy for giver and receiver.”