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Lifestyle Press Release : 21 Mar 2019

Lifestyle—21 Mar 19

Tokyo overtakes Bangkok as the top Songkran destination this year Agodas booking data reveals changing patterns of Songkran travel among Thai travelers Lifestyle—21 Mar 19

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Traditionally a time when Thais return to their hometowns to pay respect to their elders by pouring scented water onto their palms and visit a temple to make merit, newly released booking data from Agoda (http://www.agoda.com/?site_id=1811392) suggests that they are bucking tradition to spend Songkran abroad.

For the first time this year, more overseas destinations make an appearance in the top ten with Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul and Taipei taking up four of the top ten spots. Furthermore, Tokyo has usurped Bangkok's crown for the most-booked Songkran destination, a title Bangkok held for at least the last two years.

Japan, South Korea and Taiwan offer visa-free entry and have many attractions to offer travelers looking for an alternative way to spend Songkran, such as the trendy Shibuya neighborhood in Tokyo, the world class Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan in Osaka, the elegant Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul and the famous Taipei 101 Observatory.

Thailand's renowned seaside cities Pattaya and Hua Hin, renowned for their laid-back vibe, dynamic nightlife, and delicious street food, hold onto second and third destination for Thai travelers.

TAT Newsroom launches second Blogger Thailand competition Lifestyle—21 Mar 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching its second TAT Newsroom "Blogger Thailand" competition for international bloggers residing in the Kingdom, offering six successful applicants the chance to go on an exclusive three-day

Empire State Building and EarthCam Offer Live Footage of and From the World#s Most Famous Building Lifestyle—21 Mar 19

The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced that it will utilize two EarthCam video cameras to give fans around the world 24/7 access to footage of ESB and of the views from ESB via a livestream on www.empirestatebuilding.com . One camera is

Lifestyle—21 Mar 19

Lifestyle—21 Mar 19