Benjakitti Park in Bangkok will again welcome families and lovers wanting to float their krathongs. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Best Places to Celebrate Loy Krathong Today

Thailand’s second pandemic Loy Krathong is here and if you’re looking for a good place to celebrate, these locations may float your boat. The traditional...
Barry sits, back to camera, in a metal folding chair near the check-in counter at Los Angeles International Airport's international terminal, tapping away on an Android tablet trying to get a Thailand Pass and hotel booking in 3 hours. He didn't make it. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Barry Fell for Thailand’s ‘Test & Go’ Hype; The Airline Denied...

. American had his test and tried to go to Thailand. He didn't even know what Thailand Pass or a CoE was.

Bangkok’s Top 3 Attractions Reopen with SHA+ Seal

The Tourism Authority of Thailand presented the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration Plus certificate to three of Bangkok’s most famous and revered attractions:...
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Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon Reopens Nov. 10

Tourists can feel the winter chill on Doi Inthanon mountain in Chiang Mai Province on Nov. 10 when the Doi Inthanon National Park reopens. The...
Thi Lo Su Waterfall in Tak Province

Tak’s Thi Lo Su Waterfall to Reopen After Road Repairs

Officials responsible for the Thi Lo Su waterfall in Tak province have surveyed the condition of the wider area around the waterfall to prepare...
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Thai Airways Announces Winter 2021-22 Flight Schedule

Thai Airways International (THAI) has announced its winter flight programmed during 31 October 2021 – 26 March 2022. Nond Kalinta, THAI’s Chief Commercial Officer, said...

Photo View: Visit Thailand’s Pavilion at Dubai’s World Expo 2021

The Thailand Pavilion at Dubai’s World Expo is one of the top destinations among visitors, having welcomed a large number of people since it...
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...
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Only Fully Vaxed, Negative-Testing Mask-Wearers Allowed at Loei’s Phu Kradueng National...

Phu Kradueng, a popular tourist destination in Loei Province, reopened to visitors this weekend after having been closed for a long period due to...
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Subsidized Travel Programs for Thais Resume in Oct.

The Cabinet has endorsed a third phase of the “We Travel Together” hotel-subsidy scheme and people can exercise their right to the subsidy in...
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Campers Return to Phitsanulok’s Phu Hin Rong Kla

The first tourists since travel restrictions were relaxed returned to Phitsanulok’s Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park for camping excursions. Closed for two months, Phu...

Koh Samui Ranked World’s 7th Best Island by Travel+Leisure Mag

Travel+Leisure magazine ranked Koh Samui as the world’s seventh-best island and the second-best in Asia in its 2021 survey. The votes for the “World’s Best...
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Thailand Jumps 2 Places to 7th in World’s Best Heritage Rankings

Thailand rose to seventh place in the 2021 Best Countries Heritage ranking, moving up two spots from 2020 to be the only Southeast Asian...
The Pang Sida National Park waterfall in Sa Kaeo.

Sa Kaeo’s Pang Sida National Park Reopens

The Pang Sida National Park in Sa Kaeo reopened Monday with visitors limited to 700 a day. Park chief Booncherd Charoensuk said that after having...
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Phuket to Allow Fully Vaxed Domestic Tourists from Sept. 8

Those who plan to stay a week or more must pay for Covid-19 test on Day 5.
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Thailand Reopens 60 National Parks

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has reopened 60 of its 155 national parks nationwide from this month with more to...

Bangkok Airways to Resume Phuket-Koh Samui Flights Wednesday

Bangkok Airways on Wednesday will resume flights between Phuket and Koh Samui to support the Surat Thani island’s vaccinated-tourism program. Surat Thani Gov. Witchawut Jinto...
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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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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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‘Do Not Travel To Thailand’ – CDC Tells Americans as Kingdom...

Don’t go to Thailand, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control told Americans Tuesday as it raised its warning against travel to the kingdom to...
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Covid-19 Surge Pops Asia’s ‘Travel Bubbles’

Air-travel corridors have largely been a letdown as nations constantly change rules and close borders to contain outbreaks.

‘Golf Quarantine’ Now Available at 6 Thailand Resorts

The Ministry of Public Health’s Emergency Operation Centre for Covid-19 recently announced a list of government-approved golf resorts to allow foreign golfers with advance...
Koh Samui got a much-needed tourism boost over the New Year's holiday. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Virus-Free Koh Samui Gets Much-Needed Tourism Boost at Hotspot Provinces’ Expense

Pattaya is shut down. Rayong is a mess and there’s no beach in Bangkok. About the only ones benefitting from that is Koh Samui,...
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WATCH: Emerald Caves, Crystal Seas Await Winter Travelers to Trang

Let’s head south, specifically to Trang Province, where many people from around the country go to enjoy beautiful scenery and natural attractions. The first place...
Bangkok bus stations were jammed over Nov. 18-22 holiday period with nearly 11 million passengers.

11 Million Use Public Transport Over 4-Day Weekend, Up 2.1%

455 people driving themselves killed on roads Nov. 18-22
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