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Tourists Under Test & Go Scheme Must Have Paid, One-night Stay At SHA++ Hotel

21 Nov, 2021

In its latest update on Friday, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said that tourists arriving under the Test & Go scheme must have a fully-paid one-night stay at an SHA Extra Plus (SHA++) hotel.

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BMA Sweeps Bangkok Waterways Clean After Loy Krathong, Most Floats Eco-friendly

20 Nov, 2021

In the morning after Loy Krathong, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) said it had collected 403,235 krathongs from different waterways in the capital.

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Coming Up: Test & Go Breathes Life Into Bangla, Patong’s Tourism Barometer

20 Nov, 2021

Tourists have started to return to Bangla Rd, Patong, which has been deemed to be a barometer of how many tourists are in Phuket’s traditionally busiest tourism town

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Thailand To Procure 90m Doses Next Year

20 Nov, 2021

Ministry charts 2022 Covid strategy

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Tourism TAT: 400,000 Tourist In 2021, 18 Million In 2022 Worth 1 Trillion

20 Nov, 2021

follow us in feedly The November 1 reopening of Thailand has received mixed results

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Thai AirAsia Lays Off Staff Amid Aviation Woes

19 Nov, 2021

Company will also cut its fleet by 10%

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Low-cost Scoot Flies To London Gatwick

18 Nov, 2021

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, announced this week a new service between Singapore and London’s Gatwick Airport via Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport, due to launch on 16 December.

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Coast Site Eyed For World Heritage Status

17 Nov, 2021

The cabinet approved a plan yesterday (Nov 16) to propose that a coastal area on the Andaman that already ranks as an approved nature reserve be included on the tentative list of Unesco World Heritage sites.

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Thailand Still Leading The Pack On Tourist Arrivals In S.E.Asia

17 Nov, 2021

Vietnam gets ready for tourism, but on a much smaller scale than Thailand.

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New Covid Infections On The Rise In Chiang Mai But Declining Elsewhere

17 Nov, 2021

New COVID-19 infections in Thailand are on a downtrend, with the exception of Chiang Mai where the increase in new patients has necessitated the setting up of a ‘field Intensive Care Unit’ with 50 beds capacity for patients with severe symptoms.

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Bangkok City Hall Expects To Vaccinate 100% Of Capital’s Residents This Year

17 Nov, 2021

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) expects to have fully vaccinated the city’s population by New Year, Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said today (Tuesday).

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Cambodia Seeks To Outdo Thailand In Its Tourist Reopening

16 Nov, 2021

Cambodian premier Hun Sen said that, effective November 15, the whole country including Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, together with the famous temple complex at Angkor Wat, was fully open.

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Thailand Bay Made Famous By 'The Beach' Is Finally Set To Reopen

16 Nov, 2021

Officials in Thailand have announced a reopening date for one of the country's most famous attractions.

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Betong Set For Tourist Return

16 Nov, 2021

70% of residents in the town vaccinated

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THAI Makes Profit Of B51bn

15 Nov, 2021

Bounce due to asset sales, staff overhaul

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Thailand’s Hua Hin Struggles To Rebuild Tourism With Only Eight Visitors So Far

15 Nov, 2021

Since Thailand reopened on November 1st, it has attracted more than 40,000 international travellers. The usually popular beach town of Hua Hin, in Prachuap Khiri Khan province, has, however, only seen eight foreign tourists arrive.

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Maya Bay Reopening Set For Jan 1

15 Nov, 2021

The famed Maya Bay in Krabi province will probably be reopened to tourists on Jan 1, with regulations in place to preserve the rehabilitated beach and bay from the ecological ruin it previously suffered.

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PM Pleased With Rising Tourist Numbers

15 Nov, 2021

A total of 44,774 foreign visitors have visited Thailand since the country reopened to international tourism several weeks ago, according to the government's figures.

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Off To A Shaky Start

14 Nov, 2021

Entry rules, harsh Covid curbs are 'still putting off tourists'

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Phuket To Get 3 New Tourist Attractions

14 Nov, 2021

4 months after the launch of the Phuket Sandbox, a pilot reopening scheme that has now morphed into a country-wide reopening plan for international travellers, the local Phuket government are talking about spending 100 million baht on new landmarks to help attract tourists.

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Thai Air Traffic Rose 25% At The Beginning Of November After The Country Reopening

14 Nov, 2021

The volume of flights from November 1-10 was 9,919, up 25 per cent from October, Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai) said on Saturday.

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Top 10 Arrivals After 1 November Thailand Reopening

13 Nov, 2021

USA, Germany, and UK top most arrivals during 1-10 November 2021.

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Speedier Testing For Arrivals Likely

13 Nov, 2021

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has yet to decide if antigen test kits (ATKs) will replace the RT-PCR test for fully vaccinated international travellers to allow them to travel straight to their destinations.

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More Russian Flights Return To Phuket

13 Nov, 2021

More Russian flights resumed services to Phuket yesterday (Nov 11) with the arrival of the first S7 Airlines flight since the tourism lockdown began last year.

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Pattaya Has 2,500 Foreign Visitors And Counting

13 Nov, 2021

Expats and tourists alike want a return to the good old days.

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Thailand To Lag In Tourism Recovery Despite Border Reopening: Nomura Report

13 Nov, 2021

THAILAND has laid out the welcome mat for tourists, but visitors aren't exactly making a beeline for the country.

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Who Is Traveling To Thailand Now That International Airlines Have Returned 80% Of Their Slots?

12 Nov, 2021

According to Nitinai Sirisamatthakarn, general director of Airports of Thailand (AOT) Public Company, international airlines have returned up to 80% of their airport slots at Thailand’s six international airports between October 31st and March 26th of next year.

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Reopening Delayed For Nightclubs, Bars

12 Nov, 2021

Replacement of RT-PCR tests with antigen ones for arrivals also being considered

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Scoot To Launch Non-Stop Flights Between Bangkok And London

12 Nov, 2021

The new service will commence with flights from 16 December 2021 and will be followed by three-time weekly scheduled seasonal services from March 2022, with a further review and potential increase in frequency based on demand and regulatory approval

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Bars, Pubs, Karaokes In Thailand Cannot Open Until Jan 16, 2022

12 Nov, 2021

Bars, Pubs, Karaokes in Thailand cannot open until Jan 16, 2022

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