The latest opening and closing status of Thailand’s national parks

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Bangkok, updated on 18 January, 2022. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update on the opening/closing status of national parks in Thailand, covering both the annual seasonal closure for the rainy months and temporary closure resulting from the COVID-19 measures. As of 18 January, 2021, the National Park’s Office […]

APEC 2022 Thailand to host virtual symposium on redesigned, better tourism

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Bangkok, 17 January, 2022 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to advise that Thailand, as the host of APEC 2022, will organise a virtual symposium on 25-26 January, 2022, entitled ‘Redesigning the Next Phase of Better Tourism: Dialogue to co-create APEC policy recommendations’. Hosted by Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the […]

Tom Yam Kung listed among CNN’s 20 best soups of the world

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Bangkok, 17 January, 2022 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to report that tom yam kung (spicy shrimp soup) – one of the most famous of all Thai dishes and a perennial favourite around the globe – has been included in CNN’s list of the world’s 20 best soups. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, […]

Global survey positions Thailand as No. 1 Asian destination for retirees

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Bangkok, 14 January, 2022 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to report that the ‘2022 Annual Global Retirement Index’ released this month by International Living has named Thailand as the best Asian country for foreigners to retire, and the 11th best country to retire worldwide. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the TAT, […]

Thailand steps up COVID-19 curbs nationwide from 9 January 2022

Bangkok 9 January, 2022 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide an update on the latest announcement by the Royal Thai Government that redesignated 69 provinces as Controlled Areas or orange zone, while maintaining 8 remaining provinces plus districts in 18 provinces as ‘Blue Zone’ pilot tourist destinations, effective from 9 […]

UPDATED! Sandbox entry programme available at 4 destinations from 11 January 2022

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This information has been updated on 7 January, 2022. In addition to the Phuket Sandbox, Thailand will reopen Krabi, Phang-Nga, and Surat Thani (Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan, and Ko Samui) for international arrivals under the Sandbox programme from 11 January, 2022. Eligible travellers Thai citizens. Foreign travellers, including but not limited to diplomats, guests of […]

UPDATED! Happy Quarantine entry rules from 11 January 2022

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This information has been updated on 7 January, 2022. From 11 January, 2022, international travellers from any country around the world, regardless of their vaccination status, can enter Thailand under the Alternative Quarantine entry scheme. Eligible travellers Thai citizens. Foreign travellers, including but not limited to diplomats, guests of the government, Thai work permit holders, […]

UPDATED! Exemption from Quarantine (TEST & GO) entry scheme

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This information has been updated on 7 January, 2022. Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) approved the measure to maintain temporary suspension of the Thailand Pass system for new registrations under the Exemption from Quarantine (TEST & GO) until further notice. Protocol for TEST & GO travellers who have obtained their Thailand Pass QR […]

Thailand reopens 3 more Sandbox destinations from 11 January 2022

Bangkok, 07 January, 2022 – Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today approved a new round of relaxed entry measures for international arrivals to Thailand, reopening 3 more Sandbox destinations – Krabi, Phang-Nga, and Surat Thani (only Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan, and Ko Tao) from 11 January, 2022 – in addition to Phuket.   […]

The latest opening and closing status of Thailand’s national parks

Bangkok, updated on 27 December, 2021. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update on the opening/closing status of national parks in Thailand, covering both the annual seasonal closure for the rainy months and temporary closure resulting from the COVID-19 measures. As of 27 December, 2021, the National Park’s Office […]