Recent travel news for Koh Samui

Samui neighbours top value for money table

17 Oct 2013

Koh Samui’s neighbours have topped a TripAdvisor table of islands that offer the best value for money. Koh Phangan and Koh Tao came first and second respectively in the travel website’s TripIndex Island Sun review of the most economical destinations for a couple on a one-day stay.

Koh Samui Latin and Jazz Festival

16 Sep 2013

The programme for the Koh Samui Latin and Jazz Festival has been confirmed. The event will begin when the first jazz act takes the stage at Fair House Villas on 29 September. The eagerly awaited musical extravaganza will continue through until 6 October and culminate with a Fabio Deldongo led Sunday session at the Secret Garden.

Samui Airport retains exalted global ranking

17 Aug 2013

Samui International Airport retained its position of tenth best airport in the world in poll results just released by a leading Asian travel magazine. Respondents quizzed in the poll by Smart Travel Asia ranked Samui’s inimitable airport in the same position as it was last year and just one place behind the UK’s far busier London Heathrow Airport.

Samui airline cuts fares from Hong Kong

15 Jul 2013

Thai carrier Bangkok Airways is offering a special deal on return fares from Hong Kong to Koh Samui until the end of July. There are a limited amount of tickets available for the bargain price of HK$1,490 (6,000 Baht).

UK and Samui carriers to codeshare

17 Jun 2013

A Bangkok based airline has signed an agreement with British Airways to codeshare on flights from the UK to Koh Samui. The agreement with Bangkok Airways comes into effect in October and will allow UK holidaymakers to reach the beautiful beaches of Koh Samui with the minimum of fuss.

Samui resort sets up sail-in dining service

27 May 2013

A top Koh Samui resort has just launched a service offering yachters a sail-in service for gourmet food and beverages. The W Retreat on the north shore of Samui runs this bespoke service on Saturdays between 12:30 and 16:00.

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