Thailand to allow long-stay tourists in Phuket World

Thailand to allow long-stay tourists in Phuket

Thailand will allow foreign tourists to visit for longer stays in Phuket tourist island from October, a senior official of the country said on August 21, as the government tries to revive a key economic sector that has been devasted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Thailand to launch more tourism stimulus packages ASEAN

Thailand to launch more tourism stimulus packages

Thailand will introduce more stimulus measures to boost tourism, jobs and domestic consumption hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Deputy Prime Minister cum Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow.
Thailand considers Safe & Sealed plan for foreign tourists World

Thailand considers Safe & Sealed plan for foreign tourists

Tour operators in Thailand is planning to speak with the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAAT) about lifting restrictions on international commercial flights in the fourth quarter to allow the Safe and Sealed plan to take shape.
Thailand devises three scenarios for tourism recovery World

Thailand devises three scenarios for tourism recovery

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has envisioned three scenarios for the recovery pace of the country’s tourism next year, with the worst case being a contraction of revenue from international visitors to 296 billion THB (about 9.5 billion USD).
Thai Vietjet commences 10th domestic service in Thailand World

Thai Vietjet commences 10th domestic service in Thailand

Thai Vietjet has inaugurated its maiden flight VZ330 from capital city of Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) to Nakhon Si Thammarat, an administrative center of southern Thailand and one of the most ancient cities of the country.
Thailand seeks to draw foreign tourists World

Thailand seeks to draw foreign tourists

The number of foreign tourists to Thailand will dramatically shrink to 7 million from the record figure of 39.8 million in 2019 if the Southeast Asian country remains closed in the last quarter of this year, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
Thailand’s tourism seriously affected by COVID-19 World

Thailand’s tourism seriously affected by COVID-19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has cut its estimate for international arrivals to Thailand to 33 million in 2020, down 3 million from the latest target and nearly 7 million compared to the record figure of 39.8 million recorded last year.
Thailand gives urgent support to tourism operators World

Thailand gives urgent support to tourism operators

Thailand’s economic ministers on January 31 endorsed urgent aid measures for tourism operators battered by the coronavirus outbreak. According to local media, the measures include a soft-loan scheme and principal and interest payment suspension for six months by state-owned banks, including Krungthai Bank, Government Savings Bank and the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives.
Thailand breaks tourism record World

Thailand breaks tourism record

Thailand has broken its tourism record with the arrival of 39 million international tourists in 2019, up from about 38 million in the previous year.
Indian visitors to Thailand surges World

Indian visitors to Thailand surges

Thailand has so far welcomed 1.9 million Indian visitors, meeting the expected growth target of 22 percent for this year and earning 85 billion baht (2.56 billion USD) in revenue.