Newest Hotels in Thailand

  • Waldorf Astoria

    Last year, the long awaited opening of The Park Hyatt Bangkok was the high point of the Thailand hospitality calendar of 2017. This year the most anticipated luxury hotel opening in Thailand is The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. A stunning property
  • The Salil

    Upscale and stylish, The Salil has been decked out with a Japanese bent where you can wallow in your bed, sip tea, have a meal, or merely hang out and chill. This is where you can wear pajamas all day,
  • Ritz Carlton Ko Samui

    An ethereal vision of sheer unadulterated grandeur clinging to a cliff so that you feel like you are floating in the air, the Ritz Carlton Koh Samui is where you "can escape in the middle of it all". See 38
  • Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao

    The Langham Hospitality Group's Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao offers some of the best value available on the island of Phuket with spacious rooms at incredible prices. Less than a kilometer from the airport, you'll be at the resort in
  • Cape Fahn Samui

    Cape Fahn Hotel sits on its own private island at Koh Samui where you can play with the other jet setters in pure unadulterated luxury
  • Baba Beach Club

    A luxury hotel with a residential estate, Baba Beach Club Hua Hin is for those who love great music and great food, who won't compromise on standards and want total self-indulgence from lush accommodation where you will be lulled to

The Future Of Bangkok Rail Travel

It is forecasted that in coming 20 years the demand for rail transportation in Asia and Asia Pacific will spike.  As new train lines are propsed and upgrades to existing infrastructure are carried out, the future of the Asian rail network is exciting. Major contributors on this huge investment are Thailand (68 billion USD) and Singapore (56 billion USD) whereas Malaysia, Laos, Indonesia and Vietnam will share the rest. Bangkok is a no -brainer for a regional rail hub. Currently at Bang Sue Junction there is an enormous construction site next to the current station and is due to open in 2019.

Key Points:

  • As a rail fan and infrastructure enthusiast I’ve been keenly following the developments of Thailand’s future railway projects.
  • In addition to old lines being modernized, there are some proposed new lines that will open rail travel from Bangkok to new cities and countries.
  • To visualize these changes I have created a map of what Southeast Asia would look like if every proposed railway was built.

“The map is designed in a subway-style, which accentuates busy junctions with multiple lines. After completing the map it became obvious that Bangkok would be the railway hub of mainland Southeast Asia.”

Original Source: The Future Of Bangkok Rail Travel

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Hotel Otaku. Hotel reviewer. Aspiring photographer. Xenodocheionologist. Zac fuses his lifelong passions for 1. Beautiful Hotels & Resorts, 2. Thailand and 3. Website Design to bring NewThaiHotels to life, sharing the latest information on new and exciting luxury hotel openings in stunning tropical Thailand.

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