Foreign scuba diving instructors from Koh Tao plan Monday's dive plan in Koh Samui on Sunday.

Foreign Tham Luang Cave Divers to Lead Search for Bodies Inside...

Mission turns from rescue to recovery following all-day search for survivors
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...
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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...
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...
Koh Samui HOspital Thailand

4-Hour Coronavirus Testing Now Available on Koh Samui

While Koh Samui has seen only seven cases of Covid-19 and none in more than a month, coronavirus tests that yield results in just...
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
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
Surat Thani Koh Samui Ferry SInking Rescued People Thailand2

1 Dead, 4 Missing with Search to Continue Monday for Survivors...

(Updated 9:20 p.m.) – One person is confirmed dead and four missing after a ferry carrying garbage trucks and drivers from Koh Samui capsized...
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

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
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...
Koh Samui Thailand Bars Closed Lockdown Coronavirus Reopen 2

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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