Metro is an upmarket product, appealing to an upmarket audience.
Metro is in it’s 10th year of publication, and has established itself as Bangkok’s Best-selling English language magazine. It’s in English, which appeals to a Wealthy Well-Educated Thai audience. We offer a sophisticated view of what to do and where to go in Bangkok which appeals to anyone who is enjoys a good read.
• It’s clear, concise, and opinionated.
• It’s recognized as not being PR driven.We count among our advertisers some of Bangkok’s industry leaders in several segments, including…
• Conrad, Landmark, Shangri-La, Dusit Thani
• Volvo, BMW, Volkswagen
• Jim Thompson, Boots, Bangkok Hospital
• Thai, Bangkok Airways
• Q Bar, MOS, Many Independent Restaurants…
Metro is generally viewed as one of the few magazines reaching the up-market Thai and Expat markets. We don’t target the super-rich, but we definitely reach their children. We DO target innovators and early adopters, and are read by people who like to be at the sharp edge of the trends…

What others think of Metro

International Herald Tribune
– “The best way to catch up on what’s hot and what’s not is Bangkok Metro magazine, a thick monthly listings guide that also runs a website.”
Asian Wall St Journal
– “The most up-to-date and seemingly least PR-driven restaurant listings of any English-language publication in the city.”
– “Bangkok Metro: Feisty magazine with good restaurant listings… Good variety of places, sensibly organised and selected…. Good recommendations and well written.”
Bangkok Post (Andrew Hiransomboon)
– “I trust their opinion.”
Lonely Planet
– “Thailand’s biggest selling English language magazine, Bangkok Metro injects urban sophistication into the publishing scene with extensive listings… The best source for no frills info is Bangkok Metro, a lifestyle monthly packed with listings and consumer-oriented articles… Bangkok Metro maintains a good website listing current happenings in the city.”
Rough Guide
– “If you want to get the most out of the city, it’s worth getting hold of Metro. The monthly English language listings magazine is a good read; as well as reviews and previews of events in the city it also carries lively articles on cultural and contemporary life in Thailand.”
Tourism Authority of Thailand
– “For those venturing outside their hotels, a copy of Bangkok’s monthly English magazine Metro… is recommended.”
The Nation
– “More of a necessity than a luxury”
Nancy Chandler’s Map of Bangkok
– “Buy a copy of Bangkok Metro magazine for up-to-date listings of what’s happening in Bangkok each month!”
Circulation: 35,000 copies, this include subscribers, leading hotels placements, leading newsstands etc.
Readership Profile

• Thai 47%
• English 15%
• US 13%
• Other European 13%
• Australia/NZ 7%
• Other 5%
Job Description
• Director 17%
• Top Management 39%
• Middle Management 23%
• Academic 6%
• Other 15%
• B150,000+ 36%
• B100-150k 24%
• B50-100k 28%
• Less than B50k 12%
• Post Grad 52%
• Tertiary 37%
• Secondary 10%
• Primary 1%
Marital Status
• Married 40%
• Single 51%
• Divorced 5%
• Defacto 14%
Metro Stats
• 4-6 Copies seen in last 6 months: 80%
• Six or more people reading each copy 9% (ave. 3.68 people)
• Read six times or more per month 38% (ave. 4.62 times)
• Read more than 10 minutes each time 62% (ave. 5.61 times)
• Duration more than 20 minutes per time 32% (ave. 14.29 minutes)
• Average exposures per issue 17 pax (3.68 x 4.62)
• Total time per issue 4.05 hours (17 x 14.29)

Terms & Conditions

All accounts must be settled within 30 days of invoice date. Subject to VAT.
All payments should be made payable to City Media Group Co, Ltd.• The Publisher reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertisement without prior notification.
• The Publisher will not be liable for any consequential loss or damage caused by the failure of any advertisement to appear from any cause whatsoever. Nor dose he accept liability for any errors in any advertisement publisher, nor failure of an advertisement to appear by a certain date.
• The advertiser or his agent agrees to indemnify claims, actions, demands, losses, cots and expenses in respect of the advertisement publisher under instructions from the advertiser or their agent.
• While all due care will be taken with material, the Publisher shall not be liable for loss or damage.
• Where incomplete material has been submitted, the Publisher shall not be responsible for variations or inconsistencies arising as a result.