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Your guide on how to travel to Thailand if you are vaccinated against COVID-19

To respond more efficiently with the dynamics of COVID-19 situations, Thai government has then eased the COVID-19 travel restrictions by making the travellers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 eligible for a shorten mandatory quarantine period. In this regard, Ministry of Public Health has the privilege to announce the rules and conditions for permitting the […]

WTTC certifies ‘Amazing Thailand SHA’ on par with ‘SafeTravels’ protocols

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce that the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has certified the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certification programme to be on par with the WTTC SafeTravels global health and hygiene standardised protocols. WTTC’s approval of the Amazing Thailand SHA certification in alignment with […]

Phuket to reopen to vaccinated foreign tourists without quarantine from 1 July 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Phuket will be the first destination in Thailand to reopen to vaccinated foreign visitors without quarantine requirements from 1 July. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said the Centre for Economic Situation Administration (CESA), chaired by Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, on Friday (26 March, […]

Thailand’s Songkran Festival: its origins, history and modern day observance

The traditional Thai New Year of Songkran, the biggest and most important of Thailand’s annual festivals, has been celebrated for centuries and is full of tradition and culture. The word Songkran is derived from ancient Sanskrit, a language dating back thousands of years, and means to ‘step into’, ‘enter’ or ‘pass into’. It describes the […]

Thailand ranked fifth best in world for cultural heritage influence in 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Thailand has been named the fifth best country for the cultural heritage influence in 2021 according to a recent report by New York-based CEOWORLD magazine. According to CEOWORLD, “When we speak of countries rich in heritage, the first name that pops into our mind […]

TripAdvisor names Bangkok and Phuket among Top 15 most popular destinations worldwide

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Bangkok and Phuket have been named eighth and 14th, respectively among the Top 15 “Popular Destinations — World” in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2021. The result was based on the quality and quantity of reviews and ratings from TripAdvisor travellers for accommodation, restaurants, […]

Bangkok ranked 13th among healthiest cities worldwide

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Bangkok has been named the 13th healthiest city in the world according to a recent ‘Healthy Lifestyles Cities Report’ study by UK health authorities. By researching 44 major cities around the world, data was measured in 10 different ways: sunlight, happiness, average working time, outdoor […]

TAT Mumbai office hosts agents for a no-agenda meet

The no-agenda evening saw agents discuss the new travel rules and safety protocol in Thailand, the country which is now gearing up to welcome five million tourists in 2021 After 10 months of meeting virtually and interacting with each other, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai office and BRANDit decided to host an in-person meeting, in which […]

Thailand ranked among top 5 countries for COVID-19 response

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to report that Thailand has been ranked fourth out of 98 countries worldwide for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a poll conducted by a prominent Australian-based academic think tank. The Lowy Institute gave New Zealand top marks in the poll with Vietnam ranking second followed […]

Golf quarantine in Thailand now available at six government-approved golf resorts.

Enjoy quality quarantine in Thailand like never before. Six golf resorts allow foreign golfers the opportunity to undergo quarantine while on trip to Thailand.

Amazing Thailand SHA promotes health and wellbeing in Thailand.

TAT provides continued support via inspection and certification programme in tough Covid-19 times to all.

What to expect at ASQ hotels in Thailand?

Travelling to Thailand? Read full article to know about Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) hotels!

Thailand extends the emergency decree for the ninth time until 28 February 2021 to curb COVID-19

As part of the nationwide measures to contain the resurgence of local transmission.

Thailand strengthens COVID-19 control measures to contain local transmission

Stricter restrictions in place from 4 January, 2021, include limiting the operating hours of businesses, closing some types of businesses, and discouraging inter provincial travel

Annual Christmas Lights Turn Bangkok Into A Festive Shopping And Culinary Wonderland

Dazzling illuminations, holiday deals and gourmet culinary fare offer festive season fun and hope for 2021 The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites one and all to come and enjoy the annual Christmas and New Year celebrations which feature dazzling lights, great shopping and outstanding culinary fare that will once again turn Bangkok’s favourite shopping […]

Thailand named among best honeymoon destinations by Travel + Leisure India

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to report that Thailand’s reputation as one of the world’s leading honeymoon destinations continues to grow after the kingdom was named ‘Best Honeymoon Destination’ in Travel + Leisure India & South Asia annual ‘India’s Best Awards 2020’. In the publication’s Readers’ Choice online voting, Thailand was identified […]

Thailand approves golf quarantine for foreign golfers

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to provide the latest update from the Ministry of Public Health’s Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for COVID-19 regarding golf quarantine. Published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on 7 December, 2020, with immediate effect, the EOC announced that foreign golfers with advance arrangements for golfing in Thailand […]

Twelfth Annual Responsible Thailand Awards recognises champions of sustainable travel

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announced the winners of the 12th Responsible Thailand Awards recognising the Kingdom’s champions of sustainable tourism in the Marine and Nature, Community-based Tourism, Animal Welfare, Eco Accommodation and New Green Steps categories. The six winners include: Marine & Nature Winner – Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort (for its Marine […]

Bangkok named ‘Best Leisure City in Asia-Pacific’ for fifth consecutive year

Readers of Business Traveller Asia-Pacific have once again named Bangkok the ‘Best Leisure City in the Asia-Pacific’, helping Thailand’s capital city retain its crown for the fifth consecutive year. This also marks a record 10th time Bangkok has won this award since 2008. Each year, Business Traveller Asia-Pacific confers the awards based on votes cast by its readers and […]

Thailand extends emergency decree for eighth time into New Year 2021 to curb COVID-19

The Royal Thai Government has approved the extension of the Emergency Decree nationwide through 15 January, 2021, to prevent a resurgence in coronavirus infections during the New Year’s peak travel period. This latest extension is the eighth since the initial order in March and comes as Thailand has been gradually relaxing some of its virus […]

Thai Golf Pass-Season 4.

When it comes to hospitality no country comes closer to perfection than Thailand offering something for
everyone of diverse interest, every age and every budget.

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