Bangkok’s Two Airports

… knowing Thailand and it’s people quite well, the reaction to go and build a whole new airport would have been my decision also. To land at Don Muang you’ll probably be arriving from a smaller departure airport, with smaller planes rather than the A380 or Jumbos of long haul. For example, if you stopped over in singapore or Japan perhaps you could re-route to this smaller Bangkok airport. I have used both, and to be fair they both have their plus and negative points. If I could, I …

Thailand Transport Minister speech of truth about infrastructure

… appeal as an investment destination. Comparing ranking between the World Economic Forum Survey of 2010-11 and 2012-13, the Minister pointed out to his audience that Thailand declined from rank 57 to 65 for the competitiveness of its rail, from rank 28 to rank 33 for its roads, from rank 43 to 56 for its ports and from 28 to 33 for its airports. The Kingdom today ranks 49th in infrastructure competitiveness. This is far behind singapore (2nd), Taiwan (27th) or Malaysia (29th). At the same time, …

Medical tourism in Thailand on the rise

Medical tourism is a billion dollar industry in Southeast Asia — and countries like singapore and Thailand are growing the share of the market by offering state-of-the-art medical services at affordable prices. singapore: A growing number of people are seeking medical treatment in Thailand as healthcare costs at other countries rise. Thailand is actively developing its medical tourism sector — offering high-quality treatment and service at affordable prices. According to a survey of …