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Tourists rescued from boat stranded in stormy sea

Tourists rescued from boat stranded in stormy sea

Officials from the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park in Krabi province and a private boat operator helped 14 Spanish tourists – including four children – return ashore…

Phuket tour boat disaster: Wave of cancellations spurs damage-control offensive

Phuket tour boat disaster: Wave of cancellations spurs damage-control offensive

Top-ranking officials and the Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today began rolling out their campaign to limit the fallout from the Phoenix tour boat disaster which killed 47…

Dead body bingo as Thai Police rejig numbers to mitigate Phuket tour boat disaster

Dead body bingo as Thai Police rejig numbers to mitigate Phuket tour boat disaster

On the day that Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha met with Chinese Ambassador Lyu Jian in person in Phuket over the deaths of 41 Chinese tourists killed in the ‘Phoenix’…

Phuket boat disaster spurs response from Chinese President Xi Jinping

Phuket boat disaster spurs response from Chinese President Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on Thailand to ramp up safety for tourists in the wake of the tour boat disaster off Phuket that has claimed at least 33…

Owner pledges full compensation for tourists on ill-fated boat

Owner pledges full compensation for tourists on ill-fated boat

The owner of the ill-fated Phoenix dive boat on Friday pledged full compensation to passengers of the boat. Woralak Rirkchaiyakarn said her company would ensure that tourists are well cared…

Phuket tour boat disaster: 7 more dead found, dozens still missing

Phuket tour boat disaster: 7 more dead found, dozens still missing

A Royal Thai Navy helicopter took to the sky at first light this morning as the search continued in the hope of finding 58 people still missing from the two…

Tourists jump for their lives after boat explodes in Andaman sea

Tourists jump for their lives after boat explodes in Andaman sea

Twenty five tourists jumped into the sea after a boat taking them on a diving trip in the south exploded in the Andaman sea yesterday. The captain of the “Jaran Tour…

Forty five tourists saved as tourist boat takes on water in high seas near Chumphon

Forty five tourists saved as tourist boat takes on water in high seas near Chumphon

Forty five tourists were saved after a tourist boat started sinking off the coast of Chumporn in southern Thailand yesterday. Authorities think that a large wave was responsible but an…