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Thailand Sees Hopes Of Achieving 7-10 Million Tourists Arrivals In 2022 After It Breaks 3 Million In July

28 Jul, 2022

Thailand’s tourism sector is witnessing a rebound with the latest data suggesting that the country has witnessed more than 3 million tourists arriving up until July 23rd

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Surging Interest In Thailand Among Foreign Tourists: Airbnb

28 Jul, 2022

With a more than 180 per cent increase in international guest searches for stays in the country, Thai tourism is seeing positive signs of recovery.

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Seat Shortage Stymies Tourism Recovery

26 Jul, 2022

The shortage of airline seats remains a major obstacle for the recovery of Thai tourism as most European flag carriers haven't resumed flights and frequencies to the pre-Covid level.

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Krabi Closes Maya Bay, Loh Samah Bay For Two Months From Aug 1

24 Jul, 2022

Two popular sites in Krabi will be closed to tourists for two months from August, national park officials said last week.

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Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm And Zoo Accused Of Elephant Maltreatment

22 Jul, 2022

The officials saw four unusually skinny elephants and their dirty living quarters there, showing that the places were not regularly cleaned up.

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Rain Pounds Bangkok, Floods Roads

21 Jul, 2022

Flooding was reported in several locations of Bangkok on Thursday morning following hours of heavy rain overnight.

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Ron Howard Celebrates Thai Cave Rescue ‘Thirteen Lives’

20 Jul, 2022

“Thirteen Lives” recreates the 17-day ordeal inside the sprawling cave complex and above the mountain covering it where volunteers, engineers and soldiers pumped millions of liters of water out of the cave and drilled through rocks looking for gaps to reach the boys.

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Global Economy To Hit Thai Tourism

19 Jul, 2022

Inflation, rising rates pose risk to recovery

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Temple Yields Trove Of Buried Treasure

16 Jul, 2022

About 130 stone sculptures excavated after a road near a wall of the Emerald Buddha temple was dug up to build a water drainage system are displayed on the grounds of the royal temple.

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Thai Compulsory Insurance For All Foreigners Threatens Chaos

15 Jul, 2022

The 300 baht entry tax proposal still defies clarification.

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Tourism Fee To Hit All Foreigners

15 Jul, 2022

Expat and diplomat exemptions ruled out

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Luang Prabang Is Top Favourite With Thai Tourists

14 Jul, 2022

The town of Luang Prabang, which is renowned for Unesco’s listing of its old quarter as a world heritage site, has seen 90 per cent of room reservations made by Thai visitors since Laos lifted all entry restrictions in May.

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Hoteliers Deride Government Proposal For Dual Pricing

08 Jul, 2022

Hoteliers have expressed concerns about the government's plan to set dual pricing for foreign tourists and locals, saying the move is "impractical"

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THAI Smile Heads For Kathmandu

07 Jul, 2022

Thai Smile, the low-cost version of Thai Airways International, launched daily flights from Bangkok to Kathmandu in Nepal starting 1 July.

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Vietjet Resumes More Flights To Japan

07 Jul, 2022

Vietjet relaunched flights from Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, to Fukuoka and Nagoya earlier this week.

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Thai AirAsia Flies To Narita

06 Jul, 2022

Thai AirAsia X (XJ) has resumed its flights between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Tokyo (Narita) after tour groups gained the green light as Japan eases travel restrictions.

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Govt Plans To Charge Foreigners More Than Thais For Hotel Rooms

06 Jul, 2022

Foreign tourists may soon find Thailand a more expensive destination than in the past two years with the country now planning to raise hotel rates to pre-pandemic levels to support a faster recovery of the industry.

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Suvarnabhumi Airport Sees Passenger Traffic Surge After Revoking Thailand Pass On July 1

05 Jul, 2022

According to Deputy Government Spokesperson Traisulee Traisaranakul, the airport on Friday welcomed as many as 140 flights and 27,642 passengers. It recorded 134 flights with 27,147 passengers on board on Saturday and 150 flights with 28,910 passengers on Sunday.

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Bangkok Says No To Cannabis Hub On Khaosan Road

05 Jul, 2022

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has rejected a proposal to turn Khaosan Road into Thailand’s first cannabis hub.

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Thailand Still A Favourite As Bangkok, Phuket, Samui Top ‘best’ Lists

04 Jul, 2022

Bangkok topped Travel + Leisure’s list of Best Cities in Southeast Asia in 2022, while Phuket and Koh Samui came in first and second on its list of Best Islands.

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AirAsia Introduces Trial Flights To China

04 Jul, 2022

AirAsia Thailand (flight code FD) will launch direct flights to China and Hong Kong from its Bangkok Don Mueang airport hub starting 7 August.

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Full Reopening Jump-starts Foreign Tourism

02 Jul, 2022

Special report: Major centres report high numbers as international visitors welcome further easing of travel curbs

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COVID-19 Vaccine Guide For Travellers To Thailand In July

02 Jul, 2022

In addition to being fully vaccinated, international travellers should have all of their advance arrangements in good order for arrival and entry.

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Pattaya Serves Alcohol At Pubs, Bars Until 2 A.M. From Tonight (July 1)

01 Jul, 2022

The CCSA allows people to remove face masks on a voluntary basis in open and uncrowded spaces while pubs, bars and other night entertainment can open and serve alcohol until 2 A.M. from July 1 when the whole country will become a green COVID-19 surveillance zone.

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CCSA To Decide Next Friday On Covid-19 Endemic Status

01 Jul, 2022

A plan to downgrade the Covid-19 status from a pandemic to an endemic disease faces a deferral for another week

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Entry For Foreign Arrivals Set To Be Eased

29 Jun, 2022

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration recently announced it would scrap the Thailand Pass entry system for foreign tourists from July 1.

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Bangkok Airways Launches Flights To Hat Yai

30 Jun, 2022

Bangkok Airways will launch two new routes, Bangkok-Hat Yai and Samui-Hat Yai, starting 16 July 2022.

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1.7m People Visit Phuket Up Until June

29 Jun, 2022

New Covid cases on island at 15 per day

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Thailand Ditches The Last Remaining Covid Rules

28 Jun, 2022

In its latest announcement released Monday, the Civil Aviation of Thailand recommends airline passengers continue to wear masks during flights as the country does away with most Covid-19 regulations.

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Laguna Phuket Rolls Out Luxury Residences

28 Jun, 2022

Demand for overseas homes for investment or as a permanent residence in Laguna Phuket has soared

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