THAILAND: Crowded Maya Bay Closed To Tourists For Rejuvenation Because Of Overtourism, New Phuket Airport For 10m More Tourists – Tourism Observer

June 6, 2018 9:42 pm

News of a second airport in the Thai hot spot might be welcomed by tourists. However, environmentalists and overwrought destinations are likely to be less than enthusiastic. Thailand’s Maya Bay, the beach made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio, officially closed to tourists for four months on June 1, becoming the latest...

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Family stuck in Bangkok airport for two months – Punch Newspapers

December 29, 2017 5:55 am

A Zimbabwean family has been marooned at Bangkok’s main airport for two months, Thai immigration police said Thursday, an ordeal over the holiday season that has drawn widespread sympathy among Thais. The family, four adults and four children — who are aged between two and 11-years-old — have tried to...

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