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Pattaya Bars And Restaurants Can Now Serve Alcohol Until Midnight

03 May, 2022

The CCSA extended alcohol consumption hours at restaurants that meet SHA Plus and Covid-Free Setting standards to midnight in high surveillance (yellow) zones and tourism pilot (blue) zones, starting from May 1.

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Nong Khai-Laos Border Checkpoints Finally Reopen After Two Years

03 May, 2022

Three border checkpoints in Nong Khai were reopened on Sunday, more than two years after they were sealed in March 2020 to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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94 Baby Green Sea Turtles Released Into Sea Off Mu Koh Surin National Park

03 May, 2022

Mu Koh Surin National Park in Phang Nga province on Monday released 94 baby green sea turtles into the sea, a memorable sight for scores of tourists who watched the event.

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First Flight Lands In Phuket With 324 Passengers Under Eased Requirements

02 May, 2022

Qatar Airways flight QR842, carrying with 324 passengers, was the first flight to land in this southern island resort province under eased entry requirements on Sunday morning.

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Tourists Give Thumbs-up To New Rules

02 May, 2022

Tourists have given positive feedback after the government's decision to scrap the Test & Go scheme, a rescinding that took effect on Sunday.

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Thailand Standardizes Entry Rules By Air And Land

02 May, 2022

Thai-Cambodian long-closed border posts are now reopening to foreign tourists and expats.

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PM Hails US Travel Safety Survey Amid Reopening

01 May, 2022

Thailand ranked among the top 10 countries that American travellers saw as safe destinations in a survey taken last year.

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Thailand Notifies Airlines On Changes To Passenger Entry Rules From May 1

01 May, 2022

Airlines worldwide have been instructed to follow Thailand's new entry measures from May 1, according to a Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT)'s notice to airmen on Thursday.

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Thailand’s Latest Entry Requirements From May 1

30 Apr, 2022

Two new entry schemes specifically customized for vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers.

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Thailand’s Tourism Continues To Recover Amid Drop Of Tourist Number From Russia, China

30 Apr, 2022

The tourism-dependent country is on track to receive 6.1 million foreign visitors this year, but below the 7 million projected earlier due partly to the impact of China’s travel restrictions and the Ukraine conflict on Russian tourist numbers.

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Thailand Pass Stays, But In 'faster Form'

30 Apr, 2022

Govt opts not to rush lifting all entry curbs

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31 Land Border Checkpoints In 17 Provinces To Reopen On May 1

29 Apr, 2022

Land border checkpoints in 17 border provinces will reopen on May 1, according to the Department of Disease Control.

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Tourism Fee Of B300 Set For Q3

29 Apr, 2022

Airlines bristle at new responsibilities

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Tourist Favourite Thailand's Recovery Lags On Covid Rule Changes

29 Apr, 2022

As regional peers have eased entry requirements, Thailand has clung to a cumbersome process.

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Thailand To Reopen Land Border Crossings In 17 Provinces On May 1

28 Apr, 2022

Some land border crossings between Thailand and its neighbors will reopen on May 1st, includingLoei, NakhonPhanom, NongKhai, Mukdahan, BuengKan, Sisaket, Surin, Sa Kaeo, Chanthaburi, Trat, Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ranong, Songkhla, Narathiwat, Yala, and Satun border crossings.

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Phuket Removes All Covid-related Restrictions For Visitors From May 1

28 Apr, 2022

Phuket has fully opened its doors to travellers from May 1 without restrictions, as the number of Covid-19 patients is continuously decreasing.

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Thailand Pass To End On June 1

28 Apr, 2022

Move aims to revive global arrivals

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Walking Street To Close To Vehicle Traffic Overnight Again As Visitors Increase

28 Apr, 2022

In a cautious sign that things are slowly improving in Pattaya, city law enforcement announced yesterday that effective from Thursday, April 28th, Walking Street will live up to its name once again, shutting to vehicle traffic nightly.

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Thailand Pass Must Be Scrapped To See 10 Million Arrivals By June

27 Apr, 2022

The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) has urged the government to remove the “Thailand Pass” system.

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What Are The Entry Rules From May 1?

27 Apr, 2022

An easing of requirements has tourism operators upbeat about figures, even as the industry enters the low season

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Slumping Baht Set To Breach Key Level Of 34/dollar

25 Apr, 2022

The baht opened at 33.96 to the US dollar on Monday, weakening slightly from Friday’s close of 33.94 and edging closer to the 34 level.

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Thailand Scraps On-arrival PCR Tests, Lowers Covid Insurance Coverage

24 Apr, 2022

Thailand is further lowering entry barriers for international travellers, with on-arrival PCR tests being scrapped and minimum Covid insurance coverage being cut from US$20,000 to US$10,000.

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Traditional End Of Songkran Season In Pattaya

24 Apr, 2022

Pattaya’s Thai New Year season closed on a traditional note with the annual Kong Khao festival.

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Thailand Should Be Free Of Malaria By 2024, Declares DDC

24 Apr, 2022

Thailand should have eradicated malaria by 2024, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) announced ahead of World Malaria Day, which will be marked on Monday.

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Dropping Of Test And Go Scheme Expected To Boost Tourism Sector In Pattaya

24 Apr, 2022

Tourism operators in Pattaya are expecting a tourism boost after the Test and Go scheme is lifted from May 1.

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No Covid-19 Tests On Arrival For Vaccinated Travellers From May 1

22 Apr, 2022

Test & Go entry process to end

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Thailand Lifts RT-PCR Requirement For Vaccinated Tourists From May 1

22 Apr, 2022

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Friday rescinded the requirement for fully vaccinated foreign tourists to undergo the expensive RT-PCR test upon arrival.

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Further Easing Of Entry Requirements Likely

21 Apr, 2022

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will on Friday consider further easing of visitor entry controls, including a shorter quarantine period for unvaccinated people and ending antigen tests.

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Bangkok’s Western Outer Ring Road On Track For Jan 2023 Completion

20 Apr, 2022

The extension of the Bangkok western outer ring road is about 78 per cent complete and should be ready for traffic by January next year, the Department of Highways said.

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Thai AirAsia Flies To Bali

19 Apr, 2022

Thai AirAsia revived flights to Bali Ngurah Rai Airport, last week carrying 128 passengers on the inaugural after a two-year pause.

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