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Thailand Ready to Form ‘Travel Bubbles’ at June 26 ASEAN Meeting

Thailand will soon decide when it will reopen its borders and which country lucky tourists can arrive from.
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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.
Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul always has something to say, even when no one asked.

No One Asked, But Anutin Offers Ideas on Rules for Thailand’s...

. Never one to shirk the spotlight, Anutin offered his unsolicited advice on the the regulations that will govern the admittance of fully vaccinated foreign tourists next month.
Phuket People praying inside Thai Buddhist temple with gold accent.

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...
Thailand's Covid-19 insurance portal. Not yet updated with lower coveage packages.

Thai Returnees Exempted from Insurance Requirement; Foreigners Pay Thousands

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration said Thais returning from abroad do not need to purchase health insurance with US$50,000 in coverage. CCSA spokeswoman Apisamai...
TAT Runs Special Train Junket for Foreign Diplomats

TAT Treats Foreign Diplomats, Business Leaders to 5-Star Junket to Hua...

VIPs get special train, gourmet meals other tourists won't experience
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PM Confirms Thailand Plans to Limit Tourist Destinations, Movement Once Borders...

'Travel Bubbles' to limit where tourists can go, impose strict health controls.
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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...
Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn answered Phuket residents’ questions concerning plans to reopen the province to foreign tourists Sunday.

Tourism Minister Tells Phuket Domestic Tourism Still Top Priority

Ministry to organize expat tours, host public hearing on 'Phuket Model'
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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.
Tourists have found much shorter immigration lines at Suvarnabhumi International Airport since the country "reopened" Nov. 1. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Thailand ‘Test & Go’ a ‘Go” for Feb. 1; 11 P.M....

Thailand’s “Test & Go” tourist-entry scheme will resume Feb. 1 and restaurants can again serve alcohol until 11 p.m. as the country’s health officials...
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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...

Common Sense Finally? TAT Boss Says Cities’ Quarantine, ‘Sealed Routes’ Plans...

Instead of letting cities create differing, overly restrictive models, CCSA mulling standardized, national plan, Yuthasak says
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Hotels Boss Uses Foreign Boogeyman to Scare Gov’t Into Restarting ‘Travel...

Without foreign tourists, direct gov't aid, Thai hotels will be taken over by foreign investors, Pattaya-region hotels group warns
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Thailand lays plans to give out 13 billion baht in free...

Thailand is planning to spend more than 13 million baht to give out free vacations and hotel rooms.
Flower gardens of Ban Pa Koi Tai in San Phee Suea Subdistrict of Chiang Mai

Tourist Numbers Rise as Temperatures Fall in Thailand’s North

Tourist numbers are rising as temperatures fall in the North and Northeast. Nong Khai, Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok all have been experiencing sharp drops in...

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...
Suvarnabhumi Airport Thailand Immigration Visa

Failed, Forgotten Special Tourist Visa Extended for Another Year

The forgotten and failed Special Tourist Visa will live to see another year. The Cabinet this week extended the STV for another year, although virtually...
Thailand finally has ditched its list of “safe” countries from where it will accept fully vaccinated travelers for the Phuket, Surat Thani, Phang-Nga, and Krabi “sandbox” programs.

Thailand Dumps ‘Safe Countries’ List; Sandboxes Now Open to Travelers Worldwide

Thailand finally has ditched its list of “safe” countries from where it will accept fully vaccinated travelers for the Phuket, Surat Thani, Phang-Nga, and...
Suvarnabhumi International Airport Bangkok Thailand Terminal

Thailand Sees No Mass International Flights Until Sept. Under Limited ‘Travel...

Airlines show little interest in resuming July 1 as Thailand works to ink travel bubble deals
The Thai government’s ‘Travel Together’ programme to boost domestic tourism has been extended until April

Awaiting CCSA , MoPH Releases Own, Unofficial, ‘Conditions’ for Nov. Tourist...

As nearly everyone in the country and many outside of it wait for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration to finally lay-out the details...
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Yacht Tourists to Drop Anchor in Thailand This Month

Tourists will arrive on more than 10 luxury yachts as the government continues to ease disease-control measures for visitors arriving by sea. Deputy Immigration Bureau...
High-speed ferries link Malaysia's Langkawi and Thailand's Koh Lipe.

Thailand, Malaysia Planning Koh Lipe-Langkawi ‘Travel Bubble’

Thailand and Malaysia are working on a plan to open a island “travel bubble” involving Langkawi and Lipe islands in the Andaman Sea. There would...
Thai Airways International 747 Plane

Entering bankruptcy, Thai Airways cancels another month of flights

Beleaguered Thai Airways International on Tuesday extended its suspension of flight operations for another month into June. The announcement came after the Civil Aviation Authority...
Thais visiting Jomtien Beach over one of this year's many holiday weekends relax on the beach and play badminton. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

In 2020, ‘High Season’ to Become ‘Thai Season’

Tourism officials confident domestic tourists can help Thailand hit 250-billion-baht high-season target
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