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Phuket Quarantines 130 Tourists From Countries Deemed Omicron Risks

02 Dec, 2021

Phuket’s health authorities ordered 130 tourists who entered the province from November 15-27 to go into quarantine for 14 days to prevent the Covid-19 Omicron variant from spreading

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Vietnam To Welcome First Thai Vaccine Passport Tourists This Month

01 Dec, 2021

Vietnam is expected to welcome the first group of Thai tourists under an ongoing vaccine passport trial program this month, a top tourism official says.

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Omicron Variant Has Yet To Impact Tourism: TAT

01 Dec, 2021

There is currently no sign of a slowdown in the number of foreign visitors entering Thailand after 17 tourist provinces were reopened on November 1, despite the recent discovery of the Covid-19 Omicron variant

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Thailand Reinstates One Night Quarantine For Arrival

01 Dec, 2021

After much debate earlier in the week, the Thai prime minister has finally decided that all visitors must be isolated for several hours pending the result of their compulsory virus test.

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PM Prayut Chan-o-cha Says PCR Tests Will Remain A Requirement For Foreign Arrivals

30 Nov, 2021

Thailand will continue using the RT-PCR method to screen arrivals for Covid-19 as a preventative measure to keep the Omicron variant from reaching Thai soil.

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More Venues In Thailand Require Proof Of Vaccination, Or ATK Test, At The Door

30 Nov, 2021

More and more venues and events are embracing the government’s “Covid Free Setting” guidelines which call for not only staff, but customers to be fully vaccinated, or test negative for the virus

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Pattaya Night Venues Beg For Christmas Lifeline

30 Nov, 2021

Beer bars and pubs in Pattaya in Chon Buri remain quiet.

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Thailand Likely To Overturn Plan To Simplify Entry Procedures

30 Nov, 2021

The latest virus mutant, Omicron, has upset Thai plans to streamline immigration procedures.

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Omicron Will Not Affect Reopening, Says Phiphat

30 Nov, 2021

Relaxation of booze sales on the cards

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14-day Quarantine For Arrivals From Unbanned Parts Of Africa

29 Nov, 2021

People who arrive from countries in Africa not subject to a ban will still have to quarantine for 14 days and be tested repeatedly for Covid-19

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Antigen Testing For Visitors In Doubt As Omicron Variant Spreads

29 Nov, 2021

The government is considering suspending the decision to replace RT-PCR tests with antigen testing for air travellers following the emergence of the Covid-19 Omicron variant

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Christmas Visitors To Thailand Still In The Dark About Procedures

29 Nov, 2021

What exactly happens to Test and Go arrivals awaits clarification.

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Monkey Business At Lopburi Fruit Festival

28 Nov, 2021

Their table manners were shocking, but the guests of honour at a special banquet in the central town of Lopburi on Sunday loved monkeying around.

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Travel Ban On 8 Nations Tied To New Variant

28 Nov, 2021

African strain prompts local hunt

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Thailand Second Stage Of Reopening Underway

27 Nov, 2021

The second stage of country reopening would see more entry channels for visitors after testing found COVID-19 infection among only 0.08% of visitors through the Test & Go process.

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Nightlife Industry Closed Until Jan 16

27 Nov, 2021

Night entertainment venues will not be allowed to open before Jan 16

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CCSA Ends Curfew, Eases More Curbs To Bolster Tourism

27 Nov, 2021

Pubs, bars, karaoke outlets still closed until January

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Easier Entry For Foreign Tourists: CCSA Approves ATK For On-arrival Screening

26 Nov, 2021

Entering Thailand will get a little easier, and a bit cheaper. The CCSA approved the use of rapid antigen tests to screen international arrivals for Covid-19 starting December 16.

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Antigen Tests Plan For Visitors

26 Nov, 2021

Dept to buy first oral anti-Covid pill

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Phetchaburi Wins UNESCO Creative City Status

26 Nov, 2021

Phetchaburi province on the Gulf of Thailand coast just south of Bangkok has joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in the gastronomy category.

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Thailand’s English Proficiency Level Drops Again, As The Pandemic Widens Gap In Education Disparity

26 Nov, 2021

Thailand is continuing its downward descent for the 5th straight year in regards to its English proficiency levels. According to the Swedish company, Education First, Thailand is now ranked 100 out of 112 participating countries for its English proficiency levels.

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Entering Thailand May Get Easier Next Month

26 Nov, 2021

The Public Health Ministry will on Friday propose easier access to the country including a change to Covid-19 testing requirements, according to health authorities.

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Everything You Need To Know About Traveling To Thailand

25 Nov, 2021

Thailand, one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world, has been slow to reopen to visitors.

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Phangnga Tourism Still Suffering

25 Nov, 2021

Reopening has started slowly, but the hope is things will improve

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AirAsia’s Third-quarter Revenue Down 37%

24 Nov, 2021

AirAsia Group reported its financial results for the quarter ended 30 September 2021, showing the group posted 3Q2021 revenue of MYR296 million, lower by 37% year-on-year and 20% quarter-on-quarter.

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Final Whistle For Thai Rail Icon Stirs Memories

24 Nov, 2021

It’s the end of the line. Bangkok’s much-loved Hua Lamphong railway station will be shunted into the sidings by the end of 2021.

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Krabi’s World Famous ‘Maya Bay’ Reopening To Tourists After 3 Years This January

23 Nov, 2021

Maya Bay on the uninhabited island of Phi Phi Leh has been closed since June 2018, when it was determined the area’s coral and other marine life needed time to recover from the damage being caused by the thousands of daily tourists who were visiting the location.

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Hua Lamphong 'will Have To Close'

23 Nov, 2021

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will eventually have to stop operating train services from Hua Lamphong station

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FPO Ups Tourist Arrival Forecast To 200,000

22 Nov, 2021

Projects 6 million visitors next year

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Improve Thailand Pass System, Make It More Efficient, Orders Prayut

21 Nov, 2021

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is calling on all tourism-related agencies to ensure the Thailand Pass system is efficient and makes travelling to the country easy, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Saturday.

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