Good Bad And Ugly Of Thailand Tourism Return

There is growing confidence in some circles that the return of tourism to Thailand will be a succesful one, helping to boost the economy. Others are not so confident however and issues are being reported. The Good TravelDailyNews is reporting that the volume of hotel bookings is rapidly increasing. Booking numbers are now 54% ofContinue reading “Good Bad And Ugly Of Thailand Tourism Return”

Bid For New World Heritage Site In Thailand

The Thai cabinet have approved plans to bid for UNESCO World Heritage Site status for a coastal area in the Andaman region of the country. The planned area includes six existing national parks, a mangrove swamp and includes areas of Ranong, Phuket and Phangnga. The formal application is expected to be made prior to theContinue reading “Bid For New World Heritage Site In Thailand”

Thailand Relaxes Restrictions As Tourists Head Back

As the first tourists arrive in Thailand under quarantine-free arrangements, the country has also relaxed many more restrictions especially in areas targetted at early tourists. From 1st November nearly all businesses and activities in the 4 Blue Zone provinces will be able to resume “New Normal” operations. “Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha signed the announcementContinue reading “Thailand Relaxes Restrictions As Tourists Head Back”

Thailand Confirms Massive Tourism Changes

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) have today confirmed that Thailand will welcome fully vaccinated foreign visitors arriving by air from 46 countries with no quarantine requirements from 1st November. Main picture Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand credit Amazing Thailand. The announcement also includes a reduced US$50,000 Covid-19 medical cover requirement (reduced from US$100,000. The launchContinue reading “Thailand Confirms Massive Tourism Changes”

Thailand Confirms Tourism Reopening Plans

Updated 15th October 2021. Officials in Thailand have confirmed the end of any form of quarantine for travellers from five countries and the opening of more areas of the country from 1st November. Main picture Koh Yao Thailand credit Amazing Thailand The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) have confirmed that fully vaccinated travellers fromContinue reading “Thailand Confirms Tourism Reopening Plans”

Will Tourists Rush Back To Thailand

The Thai Prime Minister announced yesterday that from 1st November, fully vaccinated travellers from at least 10 countries will be able to visit Thailand without any quarantine requirements. The move was designed to help reinvigorate the tourism industry which, prior to the pandemic, had almost 40 million foreign arrivals each year and contributed almost 20%Continue reading “Will Tourists Rush Back To Thailand”

Tourism Return To More Areas Of Thailand

A Thai government spokesman has confirmed that a further five areas of the country will reopen to fully vaccinated, foreign tourists, from 1st November. Main picture Tuk Tuk’s in Bangkok, Thailand credit Chris Arthur Collins on Unsplash The areas being added to Phuket, Koh Samui (and neighbouring islands), and areas of Krabi and Phang-Nga areContinue reading “Tourism Return To More Areas Of Thailand”

Good And Bad News For UK Travellers To Thailand

The news that many people in the UK and Thailand were waiting for finally came yesterday (7th October) afternoon. Thailand has been removed from the UK Government “Red List” of countries. Main picture Phuket beach sunset, Thailand credit Arkady Lukashov on Unsplasj The change will take place from 4am (UK time) on Monday 11th October.Continue reading “Good And Bad News For UK Travellers To Thailand”

Major Changes To Thailand Tourism Sandbox

Earlier today we reported on the news that quarantine rules for visitors to Thailand had reduced to just 7 days for fully vaccinated travellers. Now the Thailand Authority of Thailand had confirmed further changes to the Sandbox programme. Reopening of Thai Tourism The Phuket Sandbox launched on 1st July allowing fully vaccinated travellers to arriveContinue reading “Major Changes To Thailand Tourism Sandbox”

Thailand’s 4-Phase Reopening Plan

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) have issued an updated reopening plan that will see much of Thailand open to visitors from January 2022. Main picture a Buddhist Monk in Thailand credit Chris Arthur Collins on Unsplash Unlike previous reopening plans, this one has received approval from the Thai Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).Continue reading “Thailand’s 4-Phase Reopening Plan”

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