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Oct. 1 Sees Thai Junkets Resume, But ‘Reopening’ of 5 Cities...

Calling it a 'reopening' is a joke. Welcome to Thailand, where you still do quarantine, have movements limited for weeks.

Prayut Touts ‘Phuket Transformation’ Plan to Draw 1 Million Tourists by...

Thailand is gearing up to promote Phuket as a world-class tourist destination, hoping to welcome a million foreign visitors over the next six months...
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Thailand ‘Test & Go’ Suspension Extended to Jan. 31 Under Health...

. Anutin flip-flops again, now says approved T&G tourists must enter Thailand before Jan. 10 or face quarantine
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Phuket Free of Covid-19… and Tourists

Phuket has been free of the coronavirus, but still needs frequent tourism-promotion campaigns because its tourism industry has not picked up, according to the...
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KTB Says Tourism Businesses Should Focus More on Domestic Tourists

Krungthai Bank’s research center is urging the tourism sector to adapt to the “new normal” for domestic tourism in order to minimize damage from...
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TAT Blows More Hot Air Into Failed ‘Travel Bubble’ Idea

The Tourism Authority of Thailand on Friday resurrected the idea of forming “travel bubbles” with Asian countries with low Covid-19 infection rates, including China,...
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Misunderstood ฿500K Tourist Visa Rule Likely to Be Dropped ‘Soon’

Investments, property, company accounts can be used to meet 500K requirement
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Thailand Finally Ready to Offer Expats Discounted Domestic-Travel Packages

After offering Thai nationals more than 24 billion baht in free hotels rooms and discounted airfares, the government finally is ready to throw expats...
A child walks across the prayer rug inside Wat Chedi Luang, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

New Virus Outbreak Deals Body Blow to Northern Tourism With Thousands...

Coronavirus cases linked to bar workers who illegally crossed the Myanmar border have dealt a body blow to northern tourism, with thousands of panicked...
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WATCH: Thailand Maps Out 1st Month of Foreign Tourist Arrivals Since...

Thailand tomorrow will welcome its first group of foreign tourists since March with the arrival of 150 Chinese visitors taking a charter flight from...
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Bangkok Gov. Pisses in Prayut’s Sandbox, Says Only He Can Decide...

But Aswin Kwanmuang seemed to have forgotten that he’s been overruled before.
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Pandemic Upends Thailand’s Elephant Tourism, Testing Mahouts’ Lifelong Bonds

Being a mahout is said to be a lifetime commitment, but the coronavirus recession is testing that tradition

Thailand Moves to Cut Quarantine Times, Reopen to ‘Moderate-Risk’ Tourists

Even as Thailand faces renewed threats of a coronavirus outbreak and mask use plummets, some of the country’s institutions continue to barrel ahead with...
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Thailand’s Virus Hawks Hell-Bent on Crippling Tourism in Futile Bid to...

Analysis: 1,000-visitor caps, exorbitant insurance requirements and long quarantines will flatten any travel-bubble schemes, adding to hospitality sector's pain
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Thai International Travel Fair Shifts Focus to ‘Premium Domestic’ Activities

The lengthy pandemic has forced tourism businesses to switch from relying on revenue from international visitors to that generated by domestic tourists. The 27th Thai...
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Phuket Hotels Fill Up as Thai Tourists Arrive for Holiday

Tourism showed signs of life on Phuket this weekend with Thails flocking to the resort island over the long King’s Birthday weekend, according to...
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TAT Tours 14,000 Arrivals in Phuket ‘Sandbox’ 1st Month

The Tourism Authority of Thailand said more than 14,000 foreign “tourists” visited Phuket in the first month of the “sandbox” scheme, generating of 829...
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Thailand Hopes Travel ‘Bubbles’ Can Revive Comatose Tourism Industry

With its tourism industry in a coma, Thailand is hoping that travel bubbles will be the thing to revive it.
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Chiang Mai Night Safari Reopens with Free Admission July 1-15

Chiang Mai Night Safari will open its gates to visitors free of charge July 1-15, but only 300 visitors at a time will be...
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Phuket ‘Sandbox’ Adds ‘7+7 Extension’

CCSA endorsed an upgraded measures for the Phuket Sandbox program to offer a 7+7-night stay in Phuket and selected areas in Krabi, Phangnga or Surat Thani.
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Indians List Thailand in Top 3 Places to Visit in 2021-22

Thailand is one of the Top 3 destinations Indians say they want to visit soon, according to surveys on Subcontinent’s travel preferences. The most recent...
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Phuket 5-Star Resort Closes as Island’s Tourism Leaders Grill Deputy PM...

U Zenmaya Phuket, a five-star resort in the island’s Kathu District, said Monday it will cease operations July 31, with local hospitality executives telling...
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EU to Welcome Thai Tourists July 1, But Bangkok Unlikely to...

Europe deems Thai tourists safe enough to enter without quarantine, but offer may require reciprocity, which Thailand not ready to give
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Failed ‘Samui Plus’ Scheme Drew only 786 Tourists in 2 Months

The failed Samui Plus program drew only 786 fully vaccinated foreign tourists between July 15 and Sept. 20, the Tourism Authority of Thailand said. TAT...
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Tiffany Show Pattaya, Chiang Mai Night Safari Among 185 Thailand Tourism...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand recognized 185 tourism enterprises that that upgraded the quality, professionalism and service standards of the travel and tourism industry. The...
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