Digital Nomads Thailand

Bargain land Japan beckons as outgoing calls remain silent

With the weakening Japanese yen, the land of the rising sun has become the land of bargains, which will boost inbound travel to this most popular destination, the audience at WiT Seoul 2022 heard. Quoting one of Japan’s most eminent economists, Jesper Koll, Kei Shibata, co-founder and CEO of Venture …

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The five-figure layoffs are here, the big ones we’ve been waiting for. But the laid off people are scattered around the world

Other companies are licking their chops to finally be able to hire tech workers. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Amazon made the news today on reports based on sources that it is laying off up to around 10,000 full-time employees, or less than 1% of its 1.5 million employees …

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Digital nomads and visas: what you need to know about working abroad

Whether you dream of traveling or live vicariously, here’s everything you need to know about remote work abroad. Photo by whereslugo via Unsplash As remote work increasingly becomes a new norm, some American workers have become digital nomads, abandoning their home office to work remotely abroad. The number of American …

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Thailand drops foreign land ownership proposal, cites ‘sensitive’ issue

Thailand withdrew a proposal allowing foreigners to buy up to one rai – the Thai equivalent of 0.4 acres – of ground in Thailand, a government official said on Tuesday, despite the plan’s previous approval by the cabinet. Thailand’s Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda says the proposal has been removed from …

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Marketing in Thailand as a Foreigner: Volume 2.2 Ad Campaign Crossroads: Global Materials vs. New Investment

Sometimes it’s okay to wear socks and sandals Foreign traders sometimes have to be bold enough to wear socks and sandals in a tropical country like Thailand to stand out. If you are wondering why: READ HERE. I have no room to rewrite all of this; otherwise, you would think …

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Jono Hotels Unveils a New Era of Smart, Transparent and Social Hospitality in Phuket

With a contemporary design, comfortable bedding and modern amenities, the 21 m² Recharge rooms are ideal for all types of travelers. Each bathroom has a sleek, minimalist design JonoX Phuket Karon has a rooftop infinity pool and bar where travelers can relax day or night Recently opened just steps from …

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Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index: Bucharest Bucharest is among the top 10 cities in the world with the best fixed broadband

Ookla shared its annual report Overall speed test index insight, breathing a room of optimism for Bucharest as one of the most sought-after places to live for digital nomads. The Romanian capital ranks 7th among the best cities in the world in terms of fixed broadband, one place above the …

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The problem with digital nomad visas

As Southeast Asia begins to recover from the effects of the pandemic on international travel, many Southeast Asian countries have created new visas to attract foreign workers and digital nomads. Indonesia’s Digital Nomad Visa allows foreign nationals to live in . Malaysia has launched its own digital nomad visa which …

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Namibia has just rolled out a digital nomad visa. It’s pretty cheap – as long as you have the cash.

Namibians recommend the Fish River Canyon as a must visit for digital nomads. Namibia has joined the growing list of countries offering a digital nomad visa. If your income is around R37,000 per month and you have a clean criminal record, you can apply. The cost of living in major …

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Why Portugal has become one of the most popular destinations of the year

Share the article Last update 31 minutes ago There is a European country that has slowly developed and is now not only one of the most popular destinations in Europe but in the world. Portugal has always been on the radar; its famous wines, local culture and traditions have always …

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Thailand to become a more popular destination for Russians fleeing Putin’s plan

Many Russian escapees work abroad as under-the-radar digital nomads. After a seven-month hiatus, Aeroflot flights from Moscow to Phuket and Bangkok are scheduled to begin at the end of the month. This has been confirmed by Vladimir Sosnov, Russia’s consul general in Phuket, and by CNN correspondents who say tickets …

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Old San Juan ranked among world’s ‘best cities for digital nomads’ – News is My Business

Old San Juan has been described as “a great place to live and work as a digital nomad thanks to its beautiful beaches, tropical climate, low cost of living, and great restaurants.” EnjoyTravel.com published its listing of the world’s 25 best cities for digital nomads, ranking Old San Juan 19e …

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Top Traveler fails trending on Reddit

Share the article Last update 27 minutes ago Have you ever made that trip on your to-do list only to find that your desired destination or attraction doesn’t quite live up to the hype? If you have, you are definitely not alone. To get rid of the scars of their …

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how organizations can use them responsibly

For the thousands of digital nomads who have flocked to Mexico, life is sweet. Between their work calls, they spend their time exploring the most beautiful beaches and eating the best food the country has to offer. It is what many dream of, yet their presence has caused a living …

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Costa Rica can improve connectivity and experiences to attract more digital nomads

Digital nomads seek connections and experiences that generate value, excellent connectivity and clear rules that ensure their peace of mind while working in the country. This was one of the conclusions of the U Lead webinar with the Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies (Camtic). The top 10 of favorite …

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TAT Reiterates “Visit Thailand Year 2022-2023” Campaign at Tourism EXPO Japan 2022

Together with a delegation of Thai hotels and travel agencies, TAT introduces the concept of “Thailand Green Tourism – Amazing New Chapters” to the travel industry and the Japanese public. BANGKOK– The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in partnership with a Thai delegation participates in the Tourism EXPO Japan 2022 …

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Work therapy: can a cyber worker prepare a retail employee for life as a digital nomad? | Working holiday

OWe started a revolution from our beds during lockdown and now it’s spreading to resorts. Having realized that working remotely is entirely possible, many people are embracing this philosophy overseas. A 2021 report from Airbnb showed that 11% of people booking the company’s long-term stays lived a nomadic lifestyle and …

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workers say why they hide it

With the era of remote working, so-called digital nomads have a lot more freedom than ever before live in distant paradises, with their European wages and for businesses based in cities like London or Barcelona. Vice spoke about this phenomenon and interviewed people who hide from their companies that they …

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Renewed visa on passports is not mandatory

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has clarified that affixing a renewed visa to passports is not necessary. A renewed resident card would serve the purpose. The ROP clarification follows a wave of doubts raised by residents of the Sultanate of Oman regarding online renewal instead of the traditional stamping of …

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Thailand News Today | Court fines ‘The Beach’ producers 10 million baht to restore Maya Bay

To research fines ‘The Beach’ producers 10 million baht to restore Maya Bay Thailand’s Supreme Court has ruled that Hollywood film company 20th Century Fox – now renamed 20th Century Studios – must pay 10 million baht in environmental damage caused by the film “The Beach” in 2000 with Leonardo …

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DeeMoney unveils its Neobank transformation roadmap

Press release SawasdeeShop Co., Ltd, branded as DeeMoney, Thailand’s leading and fastest growing fintech company specializing in cross-border payments, recently announced its preparation to transform into a fully-fledged independent neobank with the upcoming launch of licensed multi-currency e-wallet services in Q1 2023. DeeMoney’s decision to expand its financial product offering …

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Staying in Thailand just got (a little) easier with LTR visas

This article also appeared in the Phuket News September 4, 2022. Starting this month, affluent expats will be offered another option to live, work and invest in Thailand through the upcoming Long-Term Resident (LTR) visa program which will allow those who meet the program requirements to stay in the country …

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Accenture completes the acquisition of Sentia in the Netherlands, Belgium and Bulgaria | app

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 2, 2022– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of Sentia’s businesses in the Netherlands, Belgium and Bulgaria. Based in the Netherlands, the Sentia provides cloud consulting and delivery services covering hybrid and multi-cloud strategy, cloud transformation and migration. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required …

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Cheap traveler? You’re Not Welcome In These 6 Countries That Only Want Rich Tourists

As travel restrictions ease, some countries are more selective about who they take in after the pandemic. Last week, New Zealand’s tourism minister reiterated his desire to attract “high quality tourists” rather than those who camp across the country “on $10 [€7] a day by eating dried noodles. Throughout the …

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Explorar Hotels & Resorts ready to open two establishments from October 2022

Two relaxing adult-only resorts 16+ gear up to welcome guests. Bangkok, Thailand – Explore Hotels and Resorts is delighted to confirm the opening of its two flagship hotels in Q4 2022. After undergoing a major refurbishment and refurbishment, Explorar Koh Phangan is scheduled to open on October 01, 2022 with …

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How to successfully combine work and travel

Combine work and travel successfully: Since the pandemic, remote working has massively grown in popularity. While once upon a time most people worked in an office, now they are much more likely to work from home. The advantage of not being expected to report to the office is that you …

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Already used all your holidays? Check out these 4 “work” hotspots

As you probably already know, workcations are quite simple. Basically, you pack your laptop bag, fly to a distant destination, and work remotely for a few days, weeks, or even months. So instead of answering your morning emails in an apartment in Birmingham, you could be sitting on a beach …

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Sustainable development, Buddhism and travel: the Thai B-School creates “culturally agile” MBAs

Chulalongkorn University Sasin School of Management. Courtesy pictures Thailand may not be the first country that comes to mind when the subject is higher business education in Asia. Ian Fenwick thinks that should change. Fenwick thinks Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a great place to study. Not only does …

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Selina uses fast conversions to rapidly increase its capacity

Pictured: The newly opened Selina Union Market in Washington DC, USA. Selina, a hotel brand targeted at Millennials and Gen Z, uses rapid conversion techniques to rapidly expand its global portfolio. The US-based brand signed eight new properties comprising 3,204 beds in the second quarter of 2022. These were in …

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This country named best destination for long solo trips

Share the article Last update 50 seconds ago Digital nomadism may be the number one trend in the world right now, but it’s clear that some destinations far outpace others when it comes to adapting to this reality, simply by easing their data restrictions. formerly strict immigration, or even launching …

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Digital nomads open the door to new models SEZ | fDi Intelligence – Your source of information on foreign direct investment

Even though the world has passed the heights of the Covid-19 pandemic, analysts predict that 25% of workers will continue to work from home indefinitely. The closure of office buildings is bad news for special economic zones (SEZs) that depend on traditional commercial real estate. The last three years have …

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WWE discloses additional $5 million in payments made by Vince McMahon

WWE says it uncovered two additional payments totaling $5 million on top of the $14.6 million the former CEO Vince McMahon paid in “unrecorded expenses” from 2006 to 2022. “The Company has assessed unrecorded expenses and determined that these amounts should have been recorded as expenses in each of the …

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Thailand lures digital nomads with 10-year visas and ultra-low tax

The sandy beaches of Phuket, the bustling streets of Bangkok and the mountains of Chiang Mai could soon be options for digital nomads looking for their next home base. Thailand will soon offer a 10-year visa to potential long-term residents, with applications opening September 1. The program hopes to attract …

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MAGICAL MEXICO, A STUDY REVEALS THAT WE ARE THE MOST ATTRACTIVE COUNTRY IN THE WORLD FOR EXPATRIATES –

Research on expatriates revealed that geographical position, quality of life, as well as ease of settlement for foreigners are the most salient attributes. Do you know why Mexico City is the number one place in the whole country chosen by foreigners? To a large extent, it is because it is …

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Thailand’s 10-year visa and property proposals ‘won’t appeal to many’

The Thai government hopes that the restricted rights of super-rich foreigners to own freehold land and property will reap a huge financial harvest. The Thai government’s proposals to encourage a million super-rich foreigners to apply for long-term residency (LTR) are unlikely to hit the mark. That’s according to investment gurus …

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US hotel construction declines for 7 straight months

Skift grip Fewer hotels are being built in the United States this year due to rising costs and supply chain issues. Plus, talk about a Star Wars concept hotel and other deals and development news. Sean O’Neill Here are some excerpts from Daily Lodging Report of the past week. If …

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Selina Opens Southeast Asia’s First Hotel on Thailand’s Popular Island of Phuket |

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Selina Opens Southeast Asia’s First Hotel on Thailand’s Popular Island of Phuket | national company

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 20, 2022– Selinathe fast-growing experiential and lifestyle hospitality brand targeting Millennials and Gen Z travelers, has opened Selina Serenity Rawai Phuket in Thailand’s famous island home to some of the country’s most popular beaches and resorts. The hotel – which is Selina’s first to be fully operational …

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Want to become a digital nomad? Try before you buy

Comment this story Comment Charles McCormick is the CEO of City Bikes Inc., a couple of bike shops in Washington, one in Adams Morgan and one in Tenleytown, both of which do a healthy business of e-bikes. He is also a digital nomad who has spent most of his time …

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Thailand could generate up to $65 billion in tourism revenue next year, says TAT

Yesterday, the Tourism Authority of Thailand said the country’s tourism industry could generate up to $65 billion, or 2.38 trillion baht, next year. Revenue could account for around 80% of tourism revenue before the pandemic, TAT Governor Yuthasak Supasorn said. By comparison, the TAT expects Thailand to earn 1.5 trillion …

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Thailand’s high ranking in tourism, gastronomy, economy and health

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently announced a variety of awards and high rankings awarded to Thailand over the past year. On Thursday, they proudly proclaimed the kingdom’s favorable ratings in over 14 different categories and surveys. The country itself has earned nods over the past year in tourism, livability, …

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130 unearthed statues on display at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha

While digging to build a water drainage system just outside the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok, workers discovered around 130 stone statues over 100 years old. The carvings were discovered by chance and the area was excavated by the fine arts department with the recovered lost art treasure …

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7 International Cities Graduates Should Visit

An affordable cost of living. A dynamic city. Opportunities to travel, discover and explore hidden treasures. These are qualities that could describe some of the best cities for working remotely. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has exploded in popularity. As companies slowly transition to hybrid working, remote working …

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Ubud in Bali named one of the best destinations for solo travelers in 2022

The American business magazine Forbes recently ranked Ubud as the 6th best international destination for solo travelers in 2022. Solo travelers, digital nomads, working expats and single retirees have long praised Ubud as a welcoming, pleasant and safe destination. Numerous social events and intimate cross-cultural communities have helped Ubud become …

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Take advantage of remote work

For Online: Coworking Space meets the demand of digital nomads and remote workers in a coworking space on the island of Koh Phangan – dubbed by. At the end of April, Airbnb announced a “Live and Work Anywhere” initiative that allows its employees to work remotely. Earlier this week, he …

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The life of Thai digital nomads made easier by the Airbnb TAT alliance

Airbnb announced today that it will work closely with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to make life easier for remote workers in the kingdom. The California-based vacation rental company has reported that a number of projects are underway, including building a bespoke dedicated center for Thailand, showcasing local long-stay listings …

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Koh Pha-ngan ranked number one destination for digital nomads

The William Russell website counts among its users expats, individuals, professionals, families, remote workers, digital nomads, frequent travelers, startups, small and medium businesses, large corporations, organizations nonprofits and government organizations. Koh Pha-ngan was recently ranked the top work destination in a recent survey conducted by William Russell, a website that …

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Hodler’s Digest, June 26-July 2

Coming every Saturday, Summary of Hodler will help you follow every important news that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, major coins, predictions and more – a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top stories this week After 8 years of dumping billions of …

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Bangkok ranked 2nd best city in the world for digital nomads

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Bangkok has been ranked the second best city in the world and the best city in Asia for digital nomads, in a new study by the UK flexible working solutions provider The Instant Group. “This is a wonderful distinction …

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98 Acres Resort & Spa Recognized as One of “Asia’s Top 20 Romantic Resorts of 2022” by TripAdvisor – Other

The 98 Acres Resort & Spa, a subsidiary of the UHE Group, was recently recognized as one of the “Best of the Best” in the Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022, in the category “Best Romantic Hotels – Asia” by TripAdvisor. The list included 19 …

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In the era of digital nomad visas, how do you define exactly what “work” is?, Lifestyle News

It seems like a no-brainer: as the world reopens from Covid-19 lockdowns, countries that have seen their tourism industries devastated by lack of visitors are rolling out the red carpet for digital nomads. The trickle that started with Estonia, in 2018, has now become a flood, with the Harvard Business …

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Pattaya Grapevine: Immigration Melody – Pattaya Courier

The end of insuranceCompulsory Covid insurance ends July 1 for anyone entering Thailand. But those applying for retirement visas at Thai embassies still need full medical coverage. Details on the websites of individual embassies. Whether you need such coverage to extend such a twelve-month visa at immigration depends on what …

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Over 45 countries welcome digital nomads with long-stay visas

Share the article Last update 24 hours ago With more and more people around the world now working online, there are actually more 45 countries which are accommodate digital nomads with long-stay visas. Before revealing the full list of 46 countries that offer such visas, let’s first take a look …

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6 things they don’t tell you about life as a digital nomad

When the average professional imagines the lifestyle of digital nomads, no doubt inept stock photography comes to mind – a 22-year-old in a hammock, or sitting on the sand or perched on top of a mountain awkwardly balancing a laptop computer. The pictures are pretty. But for any true digital …

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Welcome to “Queer Britain”; London’s latest addition to the LGBTQ museum

London recently hosted a museum dedicated to the LGBTQ community, called the queer britain museum. The new museum focuses on the history, accomplishments and struggles of the LGBTQ community. Located at 2 Granary Square in London, the museum is built over two floors and includes four galleries and five exhibition …

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Thai hotels court Indian and local tourists to fill void in China

BANGKOK — In an effort to reduce its dependence on a single country while reviving its once tourism-dependent economy, Thailand is attracting visitors from India, the Middle East and its South Asian neighbors -East. “We aim to exceed pre-COVID revenues by 2024,” Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, minister of tourism and sport, said …

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Thailand becomes first destination in Asia to lift cannabis ban

Share the article Last update 23 hours ago After two years of tightening the noose on social freedoms, a consequence of the Covid, Thailand appears to be pushing for more liberal policies. Shortly after allowing bars and clubs across the country to resume operations and announcing an end to some …

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Hodler’s Digest, May 29-June 4

Coming every Saturday, Summary of Hodler will help you follow every important news that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, major coins, predictions and more – a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top stories this week Anonymous hacker received restraining order via NFT …

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“Amazing Thailand New Chapters” Featured at TTM+ 2022 Product Update in Phuket

TAT provides attendees with the latest information on Thailand’s new tourism direction, marketing, product and service offerings, and more. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) provided an update on the situation of tourism in Thailand, its relaxed entry requirements, its visitor arrival targets, its new marketing direction, etc., to the …

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Indonesia overtakes Thailand with new 5-year digital nomad visa

Yes, remote workers have finally gotten a break with Indonesia announcing a visa specifically for the digital nomad crowd. In the post-Covid world, with global office and work habits undergoing such profound changes, the option of a digital nomad visa, where remote workers could work in a resort town in …

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Phuket targets Saudi and Australian markets

Tourists at the Sunday street market in Old Phuket Town. (Photo: Achadtaya Chuenniran) Phuket tourism operators are banking on promising markets such as Australia and Saudi Arabia to sustain the industry during the low season. Further relaxation of rules and a return to normal life are expected soon if the …

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The latest digital nomad trends for 2022

Reading time: 3 minutes A digital nomad is a person who follows a lifestyle focused on geographic freedom to travel while still being able to work. This is possible because they take their office with them wherever they go. He would usually just need his laptop and/or cell phone to …

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APAC ranks well in the WEF Travel and Tourism Index; Singapore and Malaysia rank 9th and 38th respectively

Japan ranks first out of the 117 nations and territories analyzed. It is followed by the United States, Spain, France and Germany. Hong Kong SAR arrives at 19e. Singapore is ranked 9e in World Economic Forum (WEF) Travel and Tourism Development Index 2021 (TTDI)generated by “the set of factors and …

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Money saving tips for living abroad

Thanks to its affordable cost of living, vibrant urban culture and access to quality health care, Medellin has become popular with remote workers like Corritta Lewis and her family taking a gap year. “We ended up in Colombia because we heard the cost of living was comparable to Mexico and …

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What it’s like to work remotely from exotic locations

Sergi Benet is the co-founder of Balio, a financial education platform. He spends just over a month each year working in an exotic location with his partner. This is how they work remotely from another continent, as journalist David Vázquez tells us. Loading Something is loading. This is an edited …

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How ‘digital nomad’ visas can boost local economies

More and more companies are offering their employees the option to “work from anywhere,” whether that be in their home office, in another state, or even halfway around the world. A growing group of remote professionals are pushing the “anywhere” in working from anywhere to new horizons. These “digital nomads” …

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Fog Computing for Industrial Automation Market Research with ADLINK Technologies, ARM Holding, ATandT, Cisco Systems, Dell

“ A2z Market Research Announces Release of Report ‘ Fog Computing for the Industrial Automation Market Research Report by Category, Form, Product, Type, End User, Region – Global Forecast to 2027 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19.’ The Information and Telecommunications Technology industry report further includes market gaps, stability, growth drivers, …

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Is the digital nomad lifestyle feasible for you?

Breadcrumb Links MoneyWise Canada growing money More and more people are looking for more freedom and a cheaper life abroad Author of the article: PhotoSunnyDays/Shutterstock Content of the article The digital nomad lifestyle is the envy of many. Who doesn’t love the idea of ​​flying to a new destination to …

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“The great resignation” sees the number of digital nomads explode

Mobile digital bank More people than ever are opting for the digital nomad lifestyle. Because the number of digital nomads around the world has increased and the number of requests we receive, we have put together a money transfer guide for digital nomads. — Alon Rajic, Managing Director of Money …

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Can digital nomads get a 10-year LTR visa in Thailand?

The idea of ​​living and working remotely in Thailand is appealing to foreigners, especially if you can afford an online job with a foreign company in a country where salaries are considerably higher than Thailand – for example the States United States – and spend the money in Thailand where …

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Airbnb unveils search features and protections

As part of a redesign to offer more types of booking options in a more streamlined way, Airbnb debuts with this CEO Brian Chesky calls it “the biggest change to Airbnb in a decade.” In a Wednesday, May 11 video presentation about the company’s summer 2022 release, Chesky noted that …

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Kuala Lumpur ranks ahead of Singapore, Jakarta and Hong Kong among the best Asian cities for digital nomads

In the world ranking, Kuala Lumpur ranks 18and between cities like Chicago, Barcelona and Ho Chi Minh City. In the Asian ranking, Kuala Lumpur occupies third place, behind Bangkok and Seoul; while Singapore ranks 31st. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is among the top 20 places to work for digital nomads, according …

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TAT aims to revive the East Asian market

TAT aims to revive the East Asian market The agency wants to attract corporate groups, digital nomads and students A health worker takes a swab sample from a man at a makeshift Covid-19 testing site outside office buildings in Beijing on April 27, 2022. (AFP Photo) While many destinations are …

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I worked remotely in Thailand this winter – here’s how it was

Meagan Drillinger is a New York-based travel writer. She spent three months working remotely in Thailand this year as part of their Test & Go program. Drillinger says it was an inspiring place with convenient amenities for remote workers. Loading Something is loading. When I had the opportunity to be …

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Standard International’s new CEO on the new sense of adventure

Skift grip The hotel group is operationally ready to remove Covid changes like QR codes and on-demand housekeeping, according to Amber Asher, as guests again seek full-service hospitality. Matthew Parson There are a lot of words that most people would like to forget, or at least attribute to history. The …

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[email protected]: How to vacation like a pro, travel more for less

SINGAPORE — Since restarting travel last year, Mr. Aaron Wong, pro-traveler and founder of the MileLion site, has visited Germany, Australia, South Korea, Thailand and more. Mr. Wong is so familiar with the art of traveling smartly that his local travel hacking company, MileLion, shows more than 300,000 readers each …

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Lekha Shankar | With more flights, less Covid rules, Thailand eyes India

All eyes are on the Indian market, with Thailand scrapping many of its Covid-specific regulations to give a major boost to tourism in the country. Ten million tourists are expected in the country which had 40 million tourists the year before the Covid. From May 1, the mandatory RTPCR test, …

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Cheapest Algarve for Brits – The Portugal News

The Algarve region has been rated by Post Office UK as the most affordable destination for British tourists for this summer’s Eurozone holiday. La Poste looked at a total of 36 destinations worldwide and the Algarve came in third place. The Algarve region was considered the cheapest holiday destination for …

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Koh Phangan plugs into sustainable tourism

Koh Phangan plugs into sustainable tourism Objective 100,000 arrivals this year Foreign revelers enjoy themselves at the Full Moon Party at Koh Phangan in Surat Thani on April 16. (Photo: Supapong Chaolan) SURAT THANI: Koh Phangan aims to promote long-term sustainable tourism to attract more than just Full Moon Party …

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Ascott targets 150 Lyf locations by 2030

Serviced apartment group Ascott has set an ambitious goal of opening 150 properties under its Lyf “co-living” brand by 2030. Launched in 2016the Lyf brand is pronounced ‘Life’ and stands for ‘Live Your Freedom’, targeting ‘next generation travellers’, with a community experience including managers known as ‘Lyf Guards’. There are …

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Ascott plans major expansion for Lyf

Serviced apartment specialist Ascott is planning a major expansion of its co-living brand Lyf with the aim of having 150 properties by 2030. Ascott launched Lyf in 2016 as a brand aimed at millennial travelers who were looking to “live like a local.” Lyf plans to open its first property …

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Did we miss the crypto boat?

A representation of Bitcoin is seen in front of a stock chart and a US dollar in this illustration. (Reuters photo) Although Thailand has banned the use of digital assets to pay for goods and services, some organizations believe they can still be used as a future alternative currency. REDEFINING …

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MIDSTAY is the solution for remote working – Indonesia Expat

The BBC published an article last year on how COVID-19 may well have started the fast-growing digital nomad trend saying: “The genie of remote working has come out of the bottle…and as more and more workers become nomadic, the way of life has become mainstream: telling your family or your …

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Thailand News Update | Thailand to target Indian travel destination and weddings

Gas-powered cars are still in vogue, but electric vehicles, or EVs, are definitely on the rise. That’s the takeaway from this year’s Bangkok International Motor Show, which saw sales of some 34,000 vehicles, a 14% increase from last year’s show. The 43rd edition of the popular motor show was held …

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TAT presents the digital transformation of Thai tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) showcased Thailand’s innovation approach to digital tourism in line with key strategies of the tourism campaign “Visit Thailand Year 2022: Amazing New Chapters” at the World Tourism Forum (GTF) 2022: Dubai Blockchain for Travel, which took place yesterday (March 26). Mr. Nithee Seeprae, TAT …

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Rethinking hospitality/real estate and the rise of digital nomads – two big shifts driven by the pandemic

“The total restructuring and overhaul of accommodation real estate” and “the rise of digital nomads” will be two of the biggest changes to come out of the pandemic, according to two leading investors who spoke to The Bridge series, episode 1organized by WiT and Phocuswright. Asked by Phocuswright Managing Director …

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Daily Podcast: Delta’s New Reclining Seats

Skift grip Hello from Skift. It’s Tuesday, March 29 in New York. Here’s what you need to know about the travel industry today. Rashaad Jordan Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast explains why Mauritius tourism officials are targeting global nomads, how Delta aims to expand its transcontinental market share and …

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What’s New in Asia – Times Travel

Thailand and Cambodia were among the first to reopen late last year, followed in quick succession by Sri Lanka, India, Bali, the Philippines, Vietnam and Laos, Malaysia and Korea du Sud due to throw the welcome mat on April 1st. The only notable resistants, for the moment, are China, Hong …

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Forget the pandemic, now might be the best time to travel

It’s no secret that the tourism and hospitality industries have been in tatters over the past two years. Travel restrictions have been put in place in an attempt to halt the spread of Covid and as such tourist areas have been closed. Countries used to receiving millions of tourists every …

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Here’s how to plan your sabbatical

Danica Nelson always wished she could take a “gap year” right out of college, but it wasn’t financially feasible at the time. So when she started making enough money to live comfortably, she started planning a sabbatical, or what she calls her “freedom leave.” Nelson, a 31-year-old senior director of …

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Thailand’s lifting of pre-arrival Covid test could attract Indian tourists

Last week, Thailand’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) approved lifting the pre-travel testing requirement for international arrivals effective April 1, 2022. This will reduce testing requirements for visitors to the kingdom to a simple PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test on arrival and a self-administered ART (rapid …

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Phuket pushes to pilot Digital Nomad visa

PHUKET: Rawat Areerob, Chairman of the Phuket Provincial Administrative Organization (PPAO, or OrBorJor) has submitted a formal request to the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office and Foreign Minister to create a ‘Digital Nomad’ visa for international visitors traveling to Phuket. The request was announced by the Phuket Info Center, operated by …

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Coffee, Conversation…and Reconnection in a Secret Garden Hidden in Bangkok’s Most Caffeinated Neighborhood | Eat Drink

At the end of a bustling soi in Bangkok’s Ari district is a hidden cafe surrounded by lush greenery. — Photos by CK Lim COMMENT, March 17 — Ari, one of Bangkok’s liveliest areas, is always bustling. Even if you wake up early in the morning when there is hardly …

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Decentralized finance as a new accelerator of globalization

Those who have studied history well may remember the city-states of medieval Europe. Back then, caravans of merchants traveled from one city-state to another, bringing luxuries and news from distant places. It is this way of life that allowed these traders to have freedom of mobility and choice. It is …

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Teachers are quitting their jobs to travel with kids and homeschool around the world

While many exhausted parents have to book family vacations during the school holidays, a family is free to travel with their children as they please. Emma Tryon, 36, and her husband, Peter, 37, say ‘the world is their children’s classroom’ and have so far taken their offspring to 18 different …

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Bali reopens visa on arrival for 23 countries and removes quarantine from March 7

Share the article Last update 1 day ago Bali’s government has unexpectedly announced that the popular destination will revoke quarantine rules and restore its visa on arrival program for travelers from 23 countries. This list of countries includes the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, among others. This is …

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Grapevine: Barely a pension – Pattaya Mail

Barely a pensionMost Britons refer to the state pension for the elderly as ‘old age pension’, but that is a very generous description. It is simply a supplement which depends on the number of national insurance contributions you have paid during your lifetime. Still well under £200 a week, assuming …

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Best remote jobs, where to live, and advice from an expert

The pandemic has caused a massive change in the way people work and live. According to a new study, more than 15.5 million American workers now describe themselves as “digital nomads,” adopting a lifestyle that allows them to work remotely and live anywhere, whether that means working from home or …

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Powerhouses of Clubhouse – Who to Follow on Social Audio

In the dark ages of the pandemic, Clubhouse founded a “social audio” empire. While many others attempt to take the throne, none have captured its prominence. Why? Clubhouse has powerful speakers hosting and moderating rooms. These queens and kings hold court to talk about topics of entrepreneurship, love, and the …

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How a small country attracted enough virtual residents to fill a city

Image: Westend6/GETTY In late 2014, Estonia launched its online residency program, becoming the first country in the world to offer government-issued digital identities to people wishing to start and run an EU-based business from anywhere. in line. For the past seven years, the program has targeted entrepreneurs, business owners, freelancers …

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The islands of the Gulf of Thailand: how to choose the one that suits you best

Choosing the perfect island escape in Thailand is like buying cologne from a perfumery – there are just too many fabulous options to choose from! Your quest to choose the perfect grain of emerald jungle and turquoise sea could quickly descend into a state of dizzying confusion. But help is …

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Indonesia plans to scrap quarantine for Bali in April

Share the article Last update 23 hours ago Indonesia plans to ease quarantine restrictions for travelers arriving in Bali by April. The government is moving towards “living with the virus”. The country officially reopened to tourists on February 4, but it’s not easy to get there just yet. A government …

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Danish couple quit their jobs and now live as digital nomads in Thailand

Danes Sophie Schou Jensen and Mathias Lemvig Larsen had a great life in the city of Aarhus, Denmark, but always dreamed of a different working life and more freedom, so the couple recently quit their jobs and moved on. traveled to Thailand where they currently live as digital nomads. Sophie …

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7 Best Countries For Middle Class Expats

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‘Visit Thailand Year 2022: Incredible New Chapters’ Envisions Transformation of Thai Tourism

The “Visit Thailand Year 2022: Amazing New Chapters” campaign was initially launched globally at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, in line with the reopening of the country quarantine-free to international travelers from November 1, 2021. BANGKOK– The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) pursues its goal of revitalizing and …

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Ways to woo digital vagabonds

Sunset Hill Resort in Koh Phangan offers both a coworking space and a total of 42 rooms to accommodate digital nomads and remote workers. A new regime of working life outside of a traditional office environment has gained popularity amid the pandemic, giving rise to the digital nomad trend that …

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‘Visit Thailand Year 2022 – Amazing New Chapters’ envisioned the transformation of Thai tourism

Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of TAT. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is moving forward with its goal to revitalize and transform Thai tourism, with the “Visit Thailand in 2022: Amazing New Chapters” campaign and the formulation of a ‘DASH’ model to help revive the tourism sector and the Thai …

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Thailand, post Covid. What must change?

OPINION As Thailand begins to peek behind the Covid curtain, many expats and would-be travelers are wondering if much will change after 2 years of lockdowns, reopenings of lockdowns and back-to-school “plans”. Will we see changes in visas, ownership, entry requirements and trade laws? One of our YouTube commenters wrote …

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10 of the best countries for digital nomads

Digital nomads are people who work while traveling. These people work online; therefore, they can live in different countries as long as they have access to electricity, internet and other amenities. Being a digital nomad is interesting because one can accomplish one’s travel needs and at the same time earn …

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Dusit continues its light hotel development plan for 2022

SET listed Dusit International is sticking to its 2022 hotel opening schedule, developing a long-term strategy while implementing an asset light model. Dusit International CEO Suphajee Suthumpun said the company is on schedule to open new hotels in Thailand and overseas, including Greece, India, the Middle East, the Philippines and …

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Bali left behind as rest of Asia reopens for tourism

Share the article Bali, an extremely popular destination for backpackers, digital nomads and tourists before the pandemic, has reopened in all international tourists last week. However, Bali still does not receive international visitors. Only 45 (yes 45) international visitors entered Bali in 2021, despite the island partially reopening in October …

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Being a Legal Digital Nomad – Expat in Indonesia

Revolutions are generally defined as periods of fundamental change. Most people would associate them with blood and violence to end the rule of a government or political system and create a new one; think of France, Russia and China. But a revolution can also mean a sudden or complete change …

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