Expat Festive Deal 2020 offers travel, holiday promotions for foreigners Nov. 20-22

Expat Festive Deal 2020 Offers Travel, Holiday Promos for Foreigners Nov....

The Tourism Authority of Thailand will be spreading plenty of cheer this holiday season with Expat Festive Deal 2020 at the EmQuartier shopping mall...
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...
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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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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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Similan Islands Reopen Thursday After Extended Break

Thailand’s premier scuba-diving destination reopens Thursday following its coronavirus-lengthened shutdown. The Oct. 15 reopening of Mu Koh Similan National Park is nothing new: It is...
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Foreigners Finally to Get Travel Stipends, Discounts at Sept. 11-13 ‘Expat...

More than a month after promising to let expats in on domestic-travel deals offered to Thais for months, the Tourism Authority of Thailand will...
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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.
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Expats Urged to Visit Khung Bang Kachao, ‘Bangkok’s Green Lung’

Tourism officials are urging expats to “explore unseen Thailand via bicycle in an effort to spur domestic travel. The first highlighted destination in the campaign...
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‘Winter’ Is Here: Here’s Where to Go During Thailand’s Cool Season

Thailand’s cool season has officially begun, bringing a drop in temperatures to much of the country and lower humidity levels, making the months from...
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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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...
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Chiang Rai Weavers Open Winter Textile Market

Weavers in Chiang Rai have opened a local textile flea market selling famous locally-made fabrics. The flea marketing in Chiang Khong District at Hat Bai-Hat...
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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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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...
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Biggest Thai Tourism Expo of Year at Bitec Bangkok

The 60th Thai Teaw Thai Fair aimed at boosting tourism following the country’s reopening wraps up today at the Bitec Bangna Exhibition Center in...
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Elevated Bang Pa-in-Nakhon Ratchasima Motorway Opens Free During Holidays

A section of the new Bang Pa-in-Nakhon Ratchasima elevated motorway is set to open free of charge for motorists as part of efforts to...

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...

‘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...
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:...

Thailand Rolls Out ‘Healthy Homestays’ to Squeeze More Out of Thai...

Thai officials continue their attempts to squeeze blood out the domestic-tourism turnip, launching yet another Thai-traveler program, this one based on around “healthy homestays”. Tourism...
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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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Hotel Discounts Offered to Interprovincial Bus Passengers

State-run Transport Co. and the Thai Hotels Association are offering hotel discounts of up to 75 percent from today until next summer. Manote Saichuto, acting...
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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...

Photo View: Bangkok’s Holiday Weekend Exodus

It was slow, crowded & frustrating getting out of town Friday
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