Source = e-Travel Blackboard: W.X <a href=”http://www.etbtravelnews.global/click/28b70/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://adsvr.travelads.biz/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=132&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&n=ada84479″ border=”0″ alt=””></a> As wireless during flight is now becoming a reality instead of pure concept, there is now a push for in-flight etiquette, and a big no-no appears to be loud talking.From a recently online survey conducted by FCm Travel, it appears that travellers who would like to keep in contact while flying are of the opinion that it should only be done through texting and email.“Texting and emailing is pretty unobtrusive but when it comes to voice calls, it seems that few travellers want to be stuck next to someone talking shop for two hours straight or divulging details of their personal life,” Chris Preston, FCm Travel Marketing Manager Australia.In the FCm Travel survey, 44% of respondents still didn’t approve of wireless connectivity during flight, while at the other end of the spectrum 8% of respondents were happy for travellers to talk, text or email during flight.47% of corporate travellers surveyed said texting and emailing, but no talking should be enforced.
Amazing Thailand Health and Wellness Tourism Showcase 2017Amazing Thailand Health and Wellness Tourism Showcase 2017The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently organised the 4thAmazing Thailand Health and Wellness Tourism Showcase with the theme of ‘Thailand: Paradise for Longevity’ to promote the Kingdom as a destination for products and services for a longer life. The one-day event was held on 11 August, offering special health and wellness deals until 31 December.Mr. Noppadon Pakprot, TAT Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business said, “This annual showcase is part of our plan to promote Thailand as a world-class destination for medical tourism. According to a report by VISA and Oxford Economics, Thailand is considered as one of Asia’s top medical tourism destinations. Thailand now has 58 JCI-accredited hospitals, more than any other Southeast Asian country.”During the one-day showcase, 44 health and wellness professionals across the entire range of medial disciplines attended the event to promote Thailand’s health and wellness products to raise international awareness. Medical tourism facilitators and travel agencies from 30 countries worldwide also discussed business deals with participating health and wellness providers.The event highlighted why Thailand is a ‘Paradise for Longevity’ and an emerging leader in the field of ‘Functional and Regenerative Medicine’. Thailand is the first and only country in Asia with hospitals specialising in ‘Functional & Regenerative Medicine’, including Better Being Hospital and Mali Interdisciplinary Hospital.Thailand is also Asia’s anti-aging centre leader with 500 medical specialists in this sector, the largest number of American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine-certified medical professionals in the region.The Royal Thai Government has approved 90-day visas for patients and medical visitors from Cambodia, Lao PDR., Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) as well as from the People’s Republic of China in a bid to boost Thailand’s medical tourism. This was put in place in 22 March, this year.In addition, long-stay 10-year visas are now available for senior nationals of 14 countries including: Japan, Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States.TAT is also partnering with Royal Orchid Plus to offer special health and wellness tourism packages until 31 December to help promote medical tourism. This includes an invitation to Royal Orchid Plus Platinum and Gold members to visit Thailand, supported by special packages from leading hospitals and clinics, for complimentary health check-ups.See more at TAT NewsroomSource = The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)