ITC - your travel solution

Thailand News

Shopping Centres To Reopen Sunday, Shorter Curfew Hours

15 May, 2020

Shopping malls and restaurants in shopping centres are among businesses allowed to reopen on Sunday, and curfew hours will be shortened by one hour to 11pm.

View More

7 New Coronavirus Cases, All Returnees From Pakistan

15 May, 2020

There were seven new local coronavirus cases reported on Friday, but the number of deaths remained unchanged at 56.

View More

Bangkok’s Grade A Office Space Being Emptied Out By Virus Crisis

15 May, 2020

Covid-19 has hit the office rental business hard, with many high-end office spaces left vacant after companies have shut down or moved to cheaper places, said Surachet Kongcheep, managing director at Phoenix Property Development and Consultancy.

View More

Phuket Airport To Reopen Saturday Morning With Limited Flights And Extra Paperwork

15 May, 2020

Thailand’s Civil Aviation Authority has signed an order which will allow the Phuket International Airport to re-open from the morning of Saturday, May 16, less than two days away. Two days ago officials from the local provincial hall participated in an inspection of all the changes and preparations made to cater for passenger travel in the Covid era.

View More

Wildlife Flourishes In Pandemic, National Parks To Stay Closed

15 May, 2020

BANGKOK — National parks nationwide will likely continue their shutdown for another two months to revitalize wildlife and plants.

View More

TG Union Changes Tact, Now Backs Gov’t Bailout Plans

15 May, 2020

BANGKOK — The labor union of Thailand’s debt-ridden flag carrier said on Thursday it no longer opposed the government’s bailout proposal, which could see the airline losing its state enterprise status.

View More

Govt Mulls Cut In Curfew Time

15 May, 2020

The government will on Friday discuss a proposal to shorten the 10pm-4am curfew by one hour to help boost the economy while a proposal to extend the state of emergency for another month will depend on whether Covid-19 curb relaxations are successful, according to a highly placed source.

View More

Shopping Malls Prepare To Reopen With Robots, Drones, Masks

14 May, 2020

Thailand’s biggest shopping-centre developers, led by Siam Piwat Co and the Central Group, are preparing to reopen malls as early as this weekend amid expectations the country will further ease a lockdown.

View More

New Anti-Covid Phone App For Use When Entering Shops

14 May, 2020

The government will launch a new mobile phone app to facilitate disease-control tracking of customers as shops reopen with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown.

View More

Thai Carmakers Slash Production By 50% In 2020

14 May, 2020

The Covid-19pandemic could cut Thailand’s automobile production by up to 50%, according to the Federation of Thai Industries.

View More

Worker In Phuket Is Sole New Covid Case Thursday

14 May, 2020

The government on Thursday reported 1 new coronavirus case, an asymptomatic resident of Chiang Mai who recently returned from Phuket, bringing the total in Thailand to 3,018. No additional deaths were reported, leaving the accumulated toll at 56.

View More

81 Stranded Thais Return From Europe

14 May, 2020

SAMUT PRAKAN: Eighty-one Thais returned from Europe early on Thursday morning, were deemed to be free of fever and immediately taken into quarantine.

View More

“It’s Time To Vietjet!” From Just THB 99-Press Release

14 May, 2020

Bangkok, May 13, 2020) – Thai Vietjet is now offering a special promotion “It’s time to Vietjet!” with more than 100,000 of super saver tickets priced from just THB99 (excluding taxes, fees) to fly on all Thai Vietjet’s routes.

View More

Phitsanulok Gives Nod To Reopen Walking Street, With Strict Conditions On Social Distancing

14 May, 2020

Phitsanulok will allow the shopping street in Muang district to reopen on Friday (May 16) after weeks of being shut to prevent the spread of Covid-19 under the government’s order.

View More

CP Chief Pushes Tourism Reboot

14 May, 2020

Billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont is urging the government to relax lockdown measures and welcome foreign travellers as soon as possible, and turn the country into a "safe haven" for wealthy visitors.

View More

Phuket Plans To Re-open Airport, Ports, Road Link

13 May, 2020

PHUKET: This tourist island is seeking permission from Bangkok to reopen the airport, ports and permanent road access to the mainland after several days with no new Covid-19 infections detected.

View More

No New Covid-cases For The First Time

13 May, 2020

There were no new infections of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reported in Thailand on Wednesday, for the first time since the pandemic began to spread here, and no new deaths.

View More

South Korea, China To Lead Travel Recovery

13 May, 2020

Japanese remain wary, Expedia says

View More

Burasari Group Back In Business

12 May, 2020

BANGKOK, 12 May 2020: Burasari Group announced this week it will reopen all its properties in Thailand and Laos, May to July, and open a new resort in October.

View More

Robinson Raring To Go In Hygienic Reopen

12 May, 2020

Robinson, the SET-listed department store operator under Central Group, is ready to reopen its department store and is committing to various measures to ensure customer shopping confidence.

View More

Covid Cases Up 2, No New Deaths Tuesday

12 May, 2020

The government on Tuesday reported two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total in Thailand to 3,017. No additional deaths were reported, leaving the accumulated toll at 56.

View More

Herder Killed By Lightning, Storms Hit Upper Region

12 May, 2020

Summer storms hit many parts of upper Thailand on Monday, killing one man and damaging farmland, houses and public utilities.

View More

Tourism Levy Mulled

12 May, 2020

Tax could cover pandemic insurance

View More

Regional Travel Bubbles, The Short-term Tourism Solution

11 May, 2020

follow us in feedly As nations slowly get their heads around the first outbreaks of Covid-19, the attention is now pivoting to re-opening businesses. And re-opening borders for tourism. But, at least for the short term, the future of tourism will probably be regional travel bubbles – loose agreements between neighbouring nations to allow (reasonably) free travel between two or three countries. Staying isolated is not an option nations can afford long-term, and travel consultants predict it’s just a matter of time before other countries create travel bubbles of their own.

View More

Malls Head List Of Venues Due To Reopen At End Of Week

11 May, 2020

The government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Monday (May 11) revealed the draft list of venues and activities allowed to reopen or restart under the second phase of lockdown easing, which is expected to take place on Sunday, May 17.

View More

Thailand Logs 6 New Covid Cases, No Deaths Monday

11 May, 2020

The government on Monday reported six new coronavirus cases, bringing the total in Thailand to 3,015. No additional deaths were reported, leaving the accumulated toll at 56.

View More

Aviation Authority Announces New Timings For Airports

10 May, 2020

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has finalised new opening and closing times for airports all over the country.

View More

13 Flights Landing Next Week With Thai Nationals From 10 Countries

10 May, 2020

Thirteen flights next week are expected to bring more Thai nationals back home from 10 countries, Natapanu Nopakun, Ministry of Foreign Affairs deputy spokesperson, said on Sunday (May 10).

View More

Thai Govt To Launch Covid-19 Contact-tracing App

10 May, 2020

The government will soon launch a Covid-19 contact-tracing app as part of its latest efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, and the government will regularly organise virus testing for six risk groups, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), said on Sunday (May 10).

View More

Thailand Logs 5 New Covid Cases, No Deaths Sunday

10 May, 2020

The government on Sunday reported five new coronavirus cases, bringing the total in Thailand to 3,009. No additional deaths were reported, leaving the accumulated toll at 56.

View More