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Thailand Flight Ban to Remain ‘Indefinitely’ – CAAT

Thailand’s ban on international airline flights will continue “indefinitely”, the country’s aviation chief said Wednesday, adding another more credence to supposition that tourists will...
Thailand Island Resorts Beaches

Tourism Ministry to Propose Opening 5 Southern Islands to Foreign Tourists

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports will propose the opening of five islands to foreign tourists, emphasizing confidence in safety measures for both tourists...
Thailand Tourism Bubble Travel Tourists Temples

Goodbye Travel Bubbles, Hello ‘Safe & Sealed’ Tourists Restricted to 1...

Desperate tourism businesses hope to import 500K tourists by requiring tests, insurance and limiting movement
Bangkok Tuk Tuk Thailand Tourism

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...
U Zennaya Phuket Resort

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...
Thai Hotels Exterior Skyline Aeral

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
Tourists wait to board the Koh Chang ferry on Saturday

Spurred by Discounts, Thais Flock to Resort Islands for Holiday Weekend

Spurred by big discounts, Thai tourists flocked to beaches and islands on the first holiday weekend under the government’s tourism-subsidy program, with hotels throughout...
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...
Avani Pattaya Resort & Spa Thailand Hotel

Thailand’s Minor Int’l to Reopen 90% of Hotels by Sept.

94% percent of company’s 1,490 Thailand restaurants already open again
A "small minority" of hotels in Hua HIn have raised rates to defraud the government out of subsidy funds, gouging customers in the process.

Thai Hotels Gouging Guests to Collect Higher Room-Rate Subsidies

'We Travel Together' Tourism-Stimulus Program Creates Windfall for Cheating Hoteliers
Thailand Empty Airport No Tourists Travel Bubble

Travel Bubbles ‘Can Wait’, Foreign Minister Says As Thai Economy Continues...

Business leaders increasingly worry that government's fear of virus is strangling economy.
Rayong Thailand Tourist Attraction Temple

Gov’t to Move Events to Rayong to Tourism-Killing Egyptian Blunder

Rayong’s battered tourist industry will be getting extra government support after a bureaucratic blunders allowed a coronavirus-infected Egyptian airman to wander through a shopping...
Koh Samet Rayong Thailand Island

Gov’t to Raise Koh Samet Capacity Limits to Allow More Domestic...

The Public Health is ready to allow more tourists to visit tourists to visit Koh Samet. Deputy Minister Sathit Pitutecha said Monday said he would...
suvarnabhumi international airport BKK Bangkok Thailand Terminal Checkin

Travel Bubbles Likely Delayed ‘Indefinitely’, Aviation Chief Says

Thailand may have to postpone “indefinitely” proposed “travel bubbles” after its three target partners – China, Japan and South Korea – sustained new outbreaks...
Thailand Tourists Bus Travel Group Tour

Thais Demand Cowering Generals Reopen Borders to Tourists

TAT admits public opinion has shifted faster than government on risk posed by foreigners

Bangkok Airport Opens 90-Minute Coronavirus Testing Lab

Negative tests will allow foreign tourists to skip quarantine
Covid-19 Coronavirus Quarantine

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
Koh Samui Thailand Ocean Swimmer Tourist

Koh Samui’s 4-Hour Covid-19 Tests Could Earn Island First Dibs on...

Koh Samui hopes to put its new four-hour coronavirus testing lab to good use restarting the island’s tourism industry. Vorasit Pongkumpunt, president of the Tourism...
Phuket Islands Thailand

Phuket Tour Companies, Attractions Push for Thai Tourists

Thais to get half-day boat tours for just 399 baht
Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Health Screening Coronavirus Temperature Scan

Lifting of Thailand Foreign Flight Ban Changes Nothing for Tourists

Borders technically will reopen, but only 200 people in select groups from 5 countries will be allowed entry per day
Thai Tour Group in Paris

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
Chiang Mai Night Safari Thailand

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...
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok Thailand Immigration

Thailand Quietly Cracks Open Border Early for Select, Rich Travelers

Executives who booked pricey resort quarantines welcomed, but no one arrives. 3 more groups selected for entry starting July 1
Suvarnabhumi Internationa Airport Bangkok Thailand BKK Arrivals Sign

2,000 Exiled Expats Could Return to Thailand in July

7 groups to be first visitors allowed to enter, with and without quarantine
Khaosan Road Bangkok Thailand Renovation Revamp Facelift Complete

Squeaky-Clean Khaosan Road Ready to Reopen in August

Old hippies whine that the backpacker strip has been sanitized of its soul.
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