Thailand

  • Thailand to collect tourism fee for insurance coverage of foreigners

    Published on : Saturday, January 16, 2021

    The National Tourism Policy Committee has permitted the proposed guidelines for collecting a 300-baht tourism fee from each international visitor for managing local tourist destinations. The money will also be utilized to provide insurance benefits to international tourists visiting Thailand. …

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  • Thailand is pitching half a dozen golf courses as state quarantine centers to foreign tourists

    Published on : Saturday, January 16, 2021

    Thailand is pitching half a dozen lush green golf courses as state quarantine centers to foreign tourists with the country aiming to gradually reopen its tourism industry. The Thai government has approved six golf resorts, including three in Kanchanaburi province, …

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  • Thailand proposes quarantine on golf resorts to boost tourism

    Published on : Monday, January 11, 2021

    Thailand’s Tourism Minister has proposed a plan to allow foreigners to quarantine in some of the country’s many golf resorts to boost the ailing tourism sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said in a press statement that authorities …

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  • Thailand identifies more virus cases & restricts travel

    Published on : Wednesday, January 6, 2021

    Around 527 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Thailand. Majority of them were migrant workers who were isolated and the government have explained it was restricting the movements of common people around the country. With sudden rise in virus …

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  • Thailand shines up its national countdown event with amazing 25,000 eco-friendly fireworks

    Published on : Tuesday, January 5, 2021

    Thailand can do anything to attract tourists and local. For this the country organizes its national countdown event with an impressive 25,000 eco-friendly fireworks display running along 1.4 kilometres of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River heralded in the new year for …

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  • Thailand imposes partial lockdown amid new COVID-19 outbreak

    Published on : Monday, January 4, 2021

    In light of the new wave of coronavirus cases, Thailand’s government empowered some provincial governors to set their own restrictions and urged the public to avoid unnecessary travel. Thailand was lauded worldwide for largely controlling the virus outbreak by mid-2020, …

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  • Thailand’s high hopes on tourism revenue gets big jolt from pandemic

    Published on : Tuesday, December 29, 2020

    Breaking previous tourist records, the Tourism Authority of Thailand ended 2019 predicting that 2020 would see 3.18 trillion baht in tourism revenue. However, a far cry from that, tourism revenue will finish the year with only 26 percent of that. …

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  • Pandemic changed Thailand tourism policy forever, says Deputy PM

    Published on : Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Last week the Thai Deputy PM Supattanapong Punmeechaow’s speech showed that tourism will never be allowed to recover to previous levels. The writing is definitely on the wall, windows and front door, that there has been a major policy shift …

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  • Thailand considering less dependence on tourism as survival strategy

    Published on : Tuesday, December 22, 2020

    ‘Amazing Thailand’ was the catchphrase for the Kingdom’s visitors industry for many years fetching $56.2 billion in tourism revenue last year alone. The Thai smile, Thai food became the trade for Thailand worldwide. As per a Thai government Minister, it …

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  • Pullman Khao Lak Resort opens its doors in Thailand

    Published on : Monday, December 21, 2020

    The Pullman Khao Lak Resort has recently opened its doors in Thailand introducing a new era of elegant Thai hospitality, ancient heritage and intuitive design to the hot and up-and-coming beachfront destination. The hotel takes up a prime position overlooking …

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  • Thailand simplifies travel restrictions for citizens from 56 countries for improving tourism

    Published on : Saturday, December 19, 2020

    Yesterday, Thailand simplified travel restrictions for citizens from 56 countries for improving the country’s pandemic-hit tourism industry, although visitors will need to go through compulsory two-week hotel quarantine. Tourists from countries including Australia, France and the United States can travel …

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  • Thailand resumes tourism offers special tourist visa for long stay

    Published on : Thursday, December 17, 2020

    Thailand is back to tourism services after the lockdown pause. It is fully open and allows visitors from all countries. Recent reports stated that tourists will have to undergo PCR test and mandatory quarantine on arrival, and will also have …

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  • Thailand issues guidelines as it gets ready to welcome tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, December 16, 2020

    The year is almost over and people — having spent many months at home, in lockdown — are ready to travel again. While some people have been planning and taking domestic trips, international travelling has also started to happen. And …

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  • Thailand reopens country for all international travellers

    Published on : Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    After keeping its borders closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Thailand has decided to fully open for visitors from all countries. The country has already reopened its borders to travellers with work permits, residents, or those with family. …

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  • Thailand Gets Boost in Tourism For The First Time in 6 Months

    Published on : Monday, December 7, 2020

    The travel industry suffered the maximum impact due to the pandemic. With the ease in lockdown and travelling, the industry felt a little relief. Destinations like the Maldives, Goa have become a few of the favourite places in the last …

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  • Thailand considering keeping general tourism closed till 2021 second quarter

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2020

    Thailand’s beleaguered tourism industry is looking for ways to revive its once active condition, said the Minster for Sports and Tourism, Pipat Ratchakitprakan. Besides the STV and the modified 60 day Tourist Visa, and a few other options requiring quarantine …

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  • Thailand welcoming its first intake of foreign tourists since March

    Published on : Saturday, November 28, 2020

    Since March, Thailand has been welcoming its first intake of foreign tourists, since its borders were shut down due to the pandemic. Whilst the number of visitors this month is far below the usual when compared to this time of …

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  • Thailand receives first set of foreign tourists since April

    Published on : Thursday, November 26, 2020

    According to latest reports by Thailand’s tourism ministry, the country received more than 1,000 foreign tourists in October for the first time since its travel ban in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourists began returning in small numbers as …

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  • Thailand receives more than 1,000 foreign tourists in October

    Published on : Thursday, November 26, 2020

    Last month, Thailand received more than 1,000 foreign tourists, which is the first set of visitors in the country in six months. Tourists started coming back in small numbers under a special long-stay tourist visa launched by the Thai government …

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  • TAT to launch new tourist visas for U.S. travellers

    Published on : Wednesday, November 25, 2020

    Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently announced that a new tourist visa for U.S. will be launched for travellers to apply in advance for arriving in Thailand safely for up to 60 days. Following application approval and upon arrival in …

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