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Latest Articles from Andrew J Wood

THIS IS THE MOMENT - A Song for Thailand

A music video filmed in 23 stunning locations of a couple on an extraordinary dream adventure in Thailand.
Sun, 06/27/2021 - 21:59

The Future of Travel - How will Travel Change?

The pandemic and associated travel restrictions have had a devastating impact on tourism.
Mon, 06/21/2021 - 08:58

SKAL International Thailand launches Destination Marketing Websites

The original idea, #rediscoversamui was first launched by the SKAL Club of Koh Samui.
Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:08

Third Wave Reeking Havoc on Thailand’s Tourism Restart Plan - Where are we Now?

Eighteen provinces have now been declared red zones, with a partial lockdown and stay-at-home order.
Thu, 04/22/2021 - 07:49

The Road to Re-opening Hotel Doors - a Guide

Andrew J Wood examines possible strategies for hoteliers.
Mon, 04/05/2021 - 11:09

SKAL International Thailand Vice President Kevin Rautenbach has been elected President of SKAL International Krabi

The six-member Executive Committee is made up of some industry veterans as well as up-and-coming young talented tourism industry professionals.
Mon, 04/05/2021 - 10:36

London TAT office fully supports opening Phuket to tourists in July

From 1 July Phuket will become the first destination in Thailand to welcome fully vaccinated, insured international travellers without the need for quarantine. 
Wed, 03/31/2021 - 11:50

Phuket to open 01 July without quarantine. first in Thailand

From July 1, no quarantine for vaccinated tourists visiting Phuket.
Mon, 03/29/2021 - 08:33

The benefits of vaccinating against COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) not only advises that vaccines save millions of lives each year, but they also reduce transmissions.
Mon, 03/08/2021 - 07:07

SKAL Chiang Mai out in force

The night included eleven new member sign-ups.
Mon, 02/22/2021 - 07:01

Thailand's tourism industry and coronavirus 2021

The industry needs a way out of quarantine for visitors, testing and vaccination maybe the answer. Also the industry is crying out for financial help to survive along with unity and leadership.
Tue, 02/09/2021 - 08:32

Thailand’s Hotel industry is bleeding to death - demand government action

With no end in sight to the stifling government imposed travel restrictions, businesses large and small are haemorrhaging and struggling to survive. Hotel operators are pleading with the government to reopen the country and launch measures soon to help their businesses.
Fri, 11/20/2020 - 08:36

Thailand travel restrictions and health and safety - what can we expect next?

Whilst Thailand today is considered safer, with no new local infections for the past 4 weeks – what about the rest of the world?
Mon, 06/29/2020 - 09:05

Getting Thailand back on it’s feet - an interview with David Barrett

As we begin to recover, we are presented with an opportunity to reset Thailand’s tourism model and build a better future.
Mon, 06/29/2020 - 05:59

Thailand’s international flights may not restart until September

None of the airlines expressed interest in resuming their international flights by next month.
Mon, 06/22/2020 - 02:00