Flooding in Bangkok Cathay Pacific flights removes 3
The airline Cathay Pacific, which operates five daily flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok, removed three flights in six days because of a decline in demand to the capital of Thailand, which is still waiting for the flood event.
After announcing in first trade measures, the Hong Kong company was forced to face the facts: the fear of flooding has had an impact on tourism, especially from China and Japan. The authorities estimate between half a million and the number of visitors who "missed the call" this year, about 19 million originally planned. Korean Air and Asiana however say they have not seen any impact on their reservations.
Besides Cathay Pacific, companies like Thai Airways, Etihad Airways, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have introduced trade measures for passengers wishing to postpone their trip. The low cost Nok Air has it resumed flights this October 28, 2011 after two days of interruption, with however limited to nine domestic destinations program.
Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, who normally works from the beginning of the crisis, was attacked yesterday for domestic flights, it is not possible to say if passengers fled the capital and took advantage of five holidays announced by the government. The center of Bangkok is still dry it until the weekend, when high tides could eventually overflow the Chao Praya River.
36 countries, including Switzerland, the United States, Britain, Malaysia and New Zealand have launched more or less strong warnings to their citizens on travel to and in Thailand, but the Embassy of France in Bangkok said that "all the major tourist destinations, except Ayutthaya, are accessible by road or air, including Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Pattaya, Rayong, Hua Hin, Koh Samui, Krabi and Phuket."
For two months, the floods have affected 28 provinces and killed more than 370 people.
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Like monkeys?2007-05-11 11:42:51 by diannejt
I'm not sure exactly when, but some time in November the town of Lopburi throws a banquet for the monkeys that have overrun their town. It would be a riot to see. It's outdoors (on the lawn of Prang Sam Yot, I believe) and free to everyone.
I didn't catch the banquet (I was there in Dec/Jan) but Lopburi is a fun place to spend the day (but no more). It's about an hour out of Bangkok by tra... pretty funny and you can get some great pictures. It's something a little different.
Mind you, everything in Thailand is "a little different". And cheap as dirt. You're going to have an AWESOME time!
Oh yeah, and avoid Koh Samui. It's a tourist trap.
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