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Thai Travel Bubbles Are Bursting Out All Over

09 Jun, 2020

It seems a great idea to reconnect countries which have had a good level of success in controlling the coronavirus pandemic domestically. Such travel bubbles or tunnels could in theory be used to kickstart commerce and tourism between partner countries. But no deal has yet seen the light of day.

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Thailand ‘State Of Emergency’ May Be Extended

09 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK – The state of emergency may be extended while schools and airports will reopen and there will be long holidays next month, according to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.

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Thai Airways Pushes Back Resumption Of International Services To August

09 Jun, 2020

Thai Airways, with more problems than most airlines at the moment, has pushed back its resumption of international services from the start of July to August.

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A Week Into ‘Phase 3,’ People Flock To Beaches, Gyms

08 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK — Gyms, beaches, churches, and other “mid-risk” venues are crowded with visitors a week into the “Phase 3” of government easing coronavirus lockdown measures.

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Thailand Logs 7 New Covid Cases Monday, No Deaths

08 Jun, 2020

The government reported seven new coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Monday, taking the total number of infections in Thailand to 3,119 with 58 deaths since January.

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Repainting The Tourism Landscape

08 Jun, 2020

What does post-Covid-19 tourism look like now that preventive measures are easing in Thailand? Life speaks to renowned travel bloggers to find out

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Spas, Massage Parlours Banking On Local Demand

08 Jun, 2020

After the pandemic hammered spa and traditional massage parlours across the country during the two-month lockdown, operators are eager to serve the local market when allowed to resume services this month.

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Bangkok Rail Hub Nears Completion

08 Jun, 2020

special report: Bang Sue Central Station set to open next year

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Sunday: 8 New Covid Cases, All Imports

07 Jun, 2020

The government on Sunday reported eight new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, taking the accumulated totals in Thailand to 3,112 infections and 58 deaths since the outbreak began in January.

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Thai Ministry Of Public Health Says 98.44 Percent Of Covid-19 Cases Recently In Thailand Were Imported From Overseas

07 Jun, 2020

The Thai Ministry of Public Health made an announcement on their social media accounts this afternoon regarding recent statistics around Covid19 in Thailand.

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Thailand Prepares For Discreet Reopening Of Tourism Industry

07 Jun, 2020

Asian nations are expected to be the first group of countries Thailand will engage in "travel bubble" talks with, Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Yuthasak Supasorn said.

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Nearly 100 Koh Samui Hotels Up For Sale Due To Lockdown

06 Jun, 2020

Nearly 100 hotels on the tourism island of Koh Samui are for sale due to the negative impacts of the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown. Tourism on Koh Samui died after the government ordered hotels shuttered on April 7th to control the disease.

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Thailand To Rebrand Itself As “trusted” Tourist Destination

06 Jun, 2020

Tourism in Thailand, like most of the world, has been devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns and travel restrictions. Now, though, capitalising on its relative success in containing the outbreak, Thailand is preparing to position itself as a “trusted” destination for international tourists after travel restrictions ease.

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Phuket To Reopen Beaches Tuesday

06 Jun, 2020

Covid risk easing, but airport remains closed until June 15

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Two More Returnees Test Positive

06 Jun, 2020

Thailand reported two new coronavirus cases on Saturday, both returnees from abroad, and no new deaths, bringing the total to 3,104 cases and 58 deaths since January.

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Seven More Airports Opened For Domestic Flights

06 Jun, 2020

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has added seven airports to the list of airports that are allowed to reopen for domestic flights, effective from Saturday (June 6).

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Two Thais Out Of 120 Returning From India Hospitalised With High Fever

06 Jun, 2020

Two of the 120 Thais who returned home on Friday (June 6) from India were found to have high fever and rushed to hospital, Suvarnabhumi Airport deputy director Kittipong Kittikachorn said.

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Four More Green Line Stations Opened

05 Jun, 2020

The new BTS Green Line extension, running between Mor Chit station and Khu Khot station in Rangsit, was opened for public travel on Friday.

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Another Kuwait Returnee Tests Positive

05 Jun, 2020

One new case of Covid-19 infection was reported on Friday, an asymptomatic returnee from Kuwait who tested positive just before leaving quarantine. There were no deaths.

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THAI Seeks Govt Help In Keeping Foreign Creditors At Bay

05 Jun, 2020

Thai Airways International (THAI) is seeking government support in four areas, ranging from negotiating with foreign creditors to revising contracts previously signed with other state enterprises.

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Ao Manao Opens Up

05 Jun, 2020

The scenic Ao Manao Beach in Muang district of Prachuap Khiri Khan will open to the public tomorrow.

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Govt Mulling Which ‘red’ Businesses Can Reopen In Phase 4 Easing

04 Jun, 2020

Authorities are now considering which high-risk businesses will be allowed to reopen under the next phase of lockdown easing, the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) revealed today (June 4).

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Bang Saen Beach Draws Estimated 5,000 Visitors

04 Jun, 2020

Thousands of visitors thronged Bang Saen beach in Chonburi province on Wednesday (June 3), which was a national holiday to celebrate HM Queen Suthida's birthday.

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17 New Covid-19 Cases Among Returnees From Mideast

04 Jun, 2020

Seventeen new cases of Covid-19 infection were reported on Thursday, all returnees from the Middle East and mostly asymptomatic.

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Thailand Logs 1 New Covid Case Wednesday, No Deaths

03 Jun, 2020

The government reported one new coronavirus case and no new deaths on Wednesday, taking the total number of infections in Thailand to 3,084 and leaving the accumulated death toll at 58 since the outbreak began in January.

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Pattaya, Bang Saen Vendors Pray For Tourists

03 Jun, 2020

2-month shutdown leaves many reeling

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Tourists Trickling Back To Thailand’s Empty Beaches

02 Jun, 2020

TRAT — With the threat of coronavirus declining each day, tourists are now making way back to Thailand’s beaches and islands.

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Thai Lion Air Plans July Flights

02 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK, 2 June 2020: Thai Lion Air readies to resume international flights during the first week of July when Thailand lifts the ban on airline travel.

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Thai Hotels On The Chopping Block

02 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK, 2 June 2020: Hundreds of hotels at beach resorts in Thailand are up for sale according to report in the Thai language news service Prachachat.net.

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Bangkok Airways To Offer More Flights To Koh Samui

02 Jun, 2020

After announcing its ticket fee waiver, Bangkok Airways has scheduled more flights to Koh Samui along with promotional rates for Chiang Mai and Lampang.

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