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CENTARA Launches Reserve Samui

12 Nov, 2021

A new chapter of personalised luxury opens on 1 December with the launch of Centara Reserve Samui.

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Bangkok Airways Returns To Cambodia

12 Nov, 2021

Bangkok Airways confirmed Thursday it would resume flights on 1 December between Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport and Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia.

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Prayut Mulls Easing Covid Travel Rules

12 Nov, 2021

Tests, quarantine would be relaxed

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THAI Seeks B25bn Loan, Expands Cargo Flights By 30 Routes

12 Nov, 2021

Thai Airways International (THAI) is expected to seek 25 billion baht in loans to boost its financial liquidity as the airline expands its cargo flight services to a further 30 routes from now until March next year.

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Thailand Pass Support Hotlines Expanded

11 Nov, 2021

The Thai Department of Consular Affairs has expanded the number of 24-hour hotlines to help travellers with issues submitting their applications through the Thailand Pass website.

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Update On COVID-19 Situation In Thailand As Of Nov 11

11 Nov, 2021

As of 11 November, 2021, Thailand recorded 7,496 new cases, and administered 771,469 additional doses comprising the first, second and third (booster) dose.

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Fully Vaccinated Population In Bangkok, Phuket, And Chonburi-Pattaya Exceed 70%

10 Nov, 2021

The CCSA today (Nov 9) disclosed the five provinces with the highest percentages of people who have been fully vaccinated: Bangkok came in first with 87.5%, followed by Phuket with 79.6%, Chonburi (including Pattaya) with 71.8%, Samut Prakan with 60.8%, and Phang Nga with 59.9%.

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Vietjet Picks Out 10th Million Passenger

10 Nov, 2021

Thai Vietjet commemorated its 10 millionth passenger earlier this week, surprising passengers on flight VZ138 from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Mae Fah Luang – Chiang Rai International Airport with complimentary airfares.

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TCEB: Huge MICE Opportunities From China-Lao Train Service

10 Nov, 2021

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), together with The Association of Domestic Travel (ADT) and Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA).

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Loy Krathong Not Banned, Just Strictly Controlled To Prevent Infections, Says Govt

10 Nov, 2021

The government dismissed reports that Loy Krathong celebrations this year had been banned, saying only strict measures have been put in place.

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AirAsia Resumes Flights To Phuket

09 Nov, 2021

AirAsia reintroduced its flight from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket at the weekend as part of the island’s Phuket Sandbox programme.

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Chiang Mai’s Famous Doi Inthanon Opens, But With Restrictions

09 Nov, 2021

Chiang Mai’s popular Doi Inthanon National Park is opening its doors to tourists from 5am on Wednesday with some mandatory regulations.

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Thailand Assures Prompt Service Of ‘Thailand Pass’ For International Arrivals

09 Nov, 2021

Travelers are advised to leave extra time for the vaccine certificate inspection while those who have matters of urgency are advised to contact the Thai consulate nearest to them or the Department of Consular Affairs call center at phone no. 02 572 8442.

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Over 20,000 Tourists Enter Thailand Since Nov. 1, 15 Tested Positive

08 Nov, 2021

Department of Disease Control (DDC) reported on Sunday that since Thailand has reopened 17 tourist provinces to vaccinated foreign visitors on November 1 until November 6, a total of 20,092 tourists have entered the country.

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Thai Pass 'bugs' To Be Fixed

08 Nov, 2021

Glitches prompt govt pledge of site update

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Thailand Reopens -- What Next?

08 Nov, 2021

A full tourism recovery anytime soon is looking increasingly unlikely

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Thailand Pass Glitches Hinder Reopening

08 Nov, 2021

Operators flooded with complaints

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‘SHA Plus’ Certificate Awarded To Bangkok’s Three Famed Attractions

07 Nov, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on Saturday said it recently presented the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) Plus Certificate to three of Bangkok’s most famous and revered attractions, the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and the City Pillar Shrine.

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Some Clarifications On Thailand Pass System

07 Nov, 2021

People heading to Thailand have been warned to beware of a fake registration website that looks very credible, while officials on Sunday listed four reasons why some Thailand Pass applicants did not receive a QR code.

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Four Extra Holidays Confirmed For Next Year

06 Nov, 2021

The cabinet yesterday (Nov 4) approved four extra national holidays in July, October and December next year to extend existing holidays.

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Only 10 International Travelers Found Infected With Covid-19 Upon Their Arrival In Thailand

06 Nov, 2021

Only 10 travelers, accountable for 0.08 percent, tested positive for Covid-19 Coronavirus upon arriving in Thailand since the first day of the country opening, according to the Ministry of Public Health’s reports today, November 5th.

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Faster, Easier Covid Tests For Tourists

06 Nov, 2021

The Department of Medical Sciences (DMS) can now handle at least 120,000 tests per day and give the results within 24 hours

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Nightmare Scenarios Continue In Wake Of Thailand Pass Launch

05 Nov, 2021

Many people are still finding themselves confounded by the lack of information being made available to successfully register for their Thailand Pass permit.

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Patong’s Bangla Walking Street Vibrant Again

05 Nov, 2021

Phuket’s famous Bangla Walking Street was buzzing again now that restaurants are allowed to serve booze until 11pm and bands of up to five members can play sets.

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Tourists Flock To Koh Tao

05 Nov, 2021

isitors flocked to Koh Tao on Friday with ferries from the Chumphon and Surat Thani mainland full of passengers, mostly foreigners.

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Hua Hin, Cha-am Face Test & Go Challenge

05 Nov, 2021

Foreign arrivals a fraction of 2019

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THAI Slashes Jobs And Aircraft Leases

04 Nov, 2021

Thai Airways International recouped THB44.8 billion mostly from massive cuts to the workforce and aircraft leases according to the airline’s latest rehab progress report.

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Six Travellers Tested Positive For Covid-19 After Thailand Reopening: DDC

03 Nov, 2021

Six of 4,510 travellers have tested positive for Covid-19 after Thailand reopening on November 1, the Department of Disease Controls Bureau of Risk Communication and Health Behavior Promotion said on Wednesday.

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Thailand First Day Of Reopening For International Visitors Goes Smoothly

03 Nov, 2021

33 international flights on Monday landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The Airports of Thailand reported 2,242 arriving passengers, with 1,534 foreign nationals arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport in the first 24 hours of the country reopening.

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Bangkok Wat Phra Kaew And Wat Pho Attract Few Tourists On Reopening Day

03 Nov, 2021

A little more than a thousand tourists visited the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha on Nov 1, the first day of Thailand’s ‘reopening’ to foreign tourists while of all the visitors, only about 100 or so were foreigners and the rest were Thais.

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