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‘Thailand Pass’ Requirement To Be Reviewed Next Week

14 May, 2022

Changes to the current Thailand Pass requirement for international travelers will be revisited at the full panel meeting of the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on 20 May.

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Proud Group Rolls Out Multi-million-dollar Water Park In Phuket

13 May, 2022

Thailand’s tourism industry is poised for a major boost with the opening of Andamanda Phuket, a multi-million-dollar entertainment and leisure park located between the main tourism hubs of Phuket Town and Patong Beach.

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Andamanda Readies For Phuket Opening

12 May, 2022

Phuket’s newest water theme park Andamanda Phuket, opens on 21 May at a site between the main tourism hubs of Phuket Town and Patong Beach

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India And Thailand Score High Travel Searches

11 May, 2022

If internet searches are a measure of travel intentions, then India and Thailand are high up the chart of destinations on the must-see list.

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Over 300,000 Foreign Tourists Land A Week After Test & Go Scheme Scrapped

10 May, 2022

In a marked changed in tourism sentiment, some 300,000 foreign visitors arrived during the first seven days after Thailand abolished the Test & Go scheme, Government Spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Monday.

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Royal Ploughing Ceremony To Forecast Harvest On Friday

10 May, 2022

The Royal Ploughing Ceremony is an ancient royal tradition observed in Thailand every year to mark the start of the rice-growing season.

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Thai Border Checkpoints Ready For Laos Reopening Monday

09 May, 2022

Thai authorities are preparing for border reopening with Laos after the neighbouring country lifts entry restrictions from Monday.

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Only 14 Irrawaddy Dolphins Left In Songkhla Lake, South Thailand

08 May, 2022

Irrawaddy dolphins in the Songkhla Lake are the only kind of freshwater dolphins in Thailand and the lake was one among five habitats of the dolphins worldwide.

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Khao San Roars Back To Life As Test & Go Axed

08 May, 2022

Businesses on Khao San Road are surging back to life as more foreign visitors are returning after the cancellation of the Test & Go entry scheme.

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Govt Announces Full Reopening Of Laos Starting May 9

08 May, 2022

The government has announced that all international border crossings will reopen, so that Lao and foreign nationals, well as stateless people, can enter and exit Laos freely.

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Krabi Under Pressure To Open Terminal

07 May, 2022

Krabi tourism operators are pushing for the local airport's third terminal to be completed by June, in order to provide far higher capacity during the high season.

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Endemic Status May Come In July

07 May, 2022

WHO concerned over mutations of Covid

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Latest Thai-Cambodia Border Immigration Rules Cause A Few Hiccups

07 May, 2022

Cambodian immigration officials agree the new border policy with Thailand.

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Mae Hong Son National Park To Become Thailand’s Latest Eco-tourism Destination

06 May, 2022

Salawin National Park in Mae Hong Son will be developed as Thailand’s latest eco-tourism attraction, complete with trekking, beauty spots and hot springs.

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Thailand Rated No. 4 Among Top Tourist Destinations Around The World

06 May, 2022

Thailand remains one of the top destinations for tourists around the world, according to the latest study by Visa.

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Thai Vietjet Adds Flights To Singapore

05 May, 2022

Singapore Changi International Airport rolled out the red carpet for Thai Vietjet’s inaugural flight (VZ620) on the Bangkok – Singapore route last week.

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Phuket Hails Drop In Cases

05 May, 2022

Recovery uneven as Krabi lags behind

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Proposed Tourist Tax In Thailand Derailed Yet Again

04 May, 2022

International tourists and expats will not be subject to an entry tax from the third quarter of the year, says the prime minister.

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Pattaya Walking Street Draws Biggest Crowds Since 2020

04 May, 2022

Bars legally still cannot reopen, but you wouldn’t have known that from the crowds on Walking Street over Labor Day weekend.

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Pattaya Bars And Restaurants Can Now Serve Alcohol Until Midnight

03 May, 2022

The CCSA extended alcohol consumption hours at restaurants that meet SHA Plus and Covid-Free Setting standards to midnight in high surveillance (yellow) zones and tourism pilot (blue) zones, starting from May 1.

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Nong Khai-Laos Border Checkpoints Finally Reopen After Two Years

03 May, 2022

Three border checkpoints in Nong Khai were reopened on Sunday, more than two years after they were sealed in March 2020 to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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94 Baby Green Sea Turtles Released Into Sea Off Mu Koh Surin National Park

03 May, 2022

Mu Koh Surin National Park in Phang Nga province on Monday released 94 baby green sea turtles into the sea, a memorable sight for scores of tourists who watched the event.

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First Flight Lands In Phuket With 324 Passengers Under Eased Requirements

02 May, 2022

Qatar Airways flight QR842, carrying with 324 passengers, was the first flight to land in this southern island resort province under eased entry requirements on Sunday morning.

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Tourists Give Thumbs-up To New Rules

02 May, 2022

Tourists have given positive feedback after the government's decision to scrap the Test & Go scheme, a rescinding that took effect on Sunday.

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Thailand Standardizes Entry Rules By Air And Land

02 May, 2022

Thai-Cambodian long-closed border posts are now reopening to foreign tourists and expats.

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PM Hails US Travel Safety Survey Amid Reopening

01 May, 2022

Thailand ranked among the top 10 countries that American travellers saw as safe destinations in a survey taken last year.

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Thailand Notifies Airlines On Changes To Passenger Entry Rules From May 1

01 May, 2022

Airlines worldwide have been instructed to follow Thailand's new entry measures from May 1, according to a Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT)'s notice to airmen on Thursday.

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Thailand’s Latest Entry Requirements From May 1

30 Apr, 2022

Two new entry schemes specifically customized for vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers.

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Thailand’s Tourism Continues To Recover Amid Drop Of Tourist Number From Russia, China

30 Apr, 2022

The tourism-dependent country is on track to receive 6.1 million foreign visitors this year, but below the 7 million projected earlier due partly to the impact of China’s travel restrictions and the Ukraine conflict on Russian tourist numbers.

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Thailand Pass Stays, But In 'faster Form'

30 Apr, 2022

Govt opts not to rush lifting all entry curbs

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