The French family arrived at Koh Samui Airport on Oct. 17.

Koh Samui on Covid Alert After French Woman Tests Positive Post-Quarantine

Incident is Thailand's 6th local case in week following 5 cases in Tak, where army is locking down 3 provinces
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...
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Foreign Divers Find No Bodies Inside Sunken Koh Tao Ferry

Divers in Koh Samui on Wednesday found no bodies inside the hull of the sunken Ratcha 4 ferry, although the search will continue tomorrow. The...
Koh Samui Ferry Sinking Body Recovered Thailand 2

Thai SEALs, Foreign Divers Try Again to Find 3 Missing on...

Mechanic's body recovered as authorities query why garbage wasn't sent ashore on barges
Salvage Diver Koh Samui Ferry

Divers Today Recovering Final 2 Bodies from Sunken Koh Samui Ferry

Salvage divers today are trying to extricate the remains of the last two people missing since in the Aug. 1 sinking of a Koh...

Another Body Found as Search Continues on Sunken Koh Samui Ferry

The search continues today for the bodies of people presumed killed in Saturday’s sinking of a ferry off Koh Samui. Divers on Firday recovered the...
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha inspects Koh Samui Airport ahead of its opening to foreign tourists under the STV program.

PM Inspects Samui, Phuket Airports as Ravaged Islands Prep to Receive...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday visited Koh Samui Airport to inspect screening processes for international tourists to travel to in Surat Thani Province...
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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

Thai Reporters Freak Over 1st Post-Omicron Flight to Samui

Koh Samui’s airport officials welcomed the first international flight since the emergence of the omicron coronavirus variant – from Singapore – and Thai media...
Beach bars on Koh Samui await domestic tourists, who now don't have to take a coronavirus test to visit if they're fully vaccinated against Covid-19. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Phuket, Koh Samui Drop Covid-19 Testing Requirement for Domestic Tourists

Likely precursors to what international visitors may experience come November, Phuket and Koh Samui are dropping onerous disease-control measures for domestic tourists. This week, Phuket...
Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Samui Koh Tao Krabi Vaccinated Tourists

Thailand to Try Again to Drop Phuket ‘Sandbox’ Stay Requirement to...

Tourism officials again are trying to spring Phuket ‘sandbox’ tourists trapped on the island for two weeks after just seven days. The Tourism Authority of...
Phuket Thailand Sandbox Beach Island

Phuket ‘Sandbox’ Tourists Can Now Escape to Nearby Islands After 7...

Fully vaccinated foreign tourists trapped in the Phuket “sandbox” for two weeks can now escape to a handful of southern islands after seven days. The...
Thailand’s “Samui Plus Model” hopes to draw 1,000 foreign tourists in a month

Samui Plus Handful of Tourists, But Gov’t Says 1,000 Coming by...

Thailand’s “Samui Plus Model” hopes to draw 1,000 foreign tourists in a month.

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...

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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Koh Samui Bars Can Reopen Today; Most Won’t

Bars across Thailand can reopen today, but small pubs and big clubs in Koh Samui say they’re not ready to unlock their doors. Koh Samui’s...
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