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Thai Massaman curry topped “The World’s 50 Best Foods,” CNN Travel

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that CNN Travel has placed Thai Massaman curry as the No. 1 dish in “The World’s 50 Best Foods list, along with Tom Yum Kung in the eighth place and Som Tam papaya salad, which ranked at 46th. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said, “This listing is a testament to the […]

Thailand extends Emergency Decree for the fifth time to the end of September

The Royal Thai Government has approved extending the Emergency Decree nationwide for the fifth time, from 1-30 September 2020. According to the announcement published on August 28, 2020, in the Royal Thai Gazette, the government stated that the fifth extension of the state of emergency was still needed to enable authorities to implement communicable disease […]

Thailand is the world’s safest destinations during COVID-19

According to a study by Germany travel company Tourane, Thailand topped the list of world’s safest destinations to see during the coronavirus virus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Thailand was considered the world’s safest travel destination during the COVID-19 pandemic based on various criteria including the 14-day notification rate of new COVID-19 cases and deaths per the […]

Safety measures to follow while using Thailand’s public transport

 To prevent the re-emergence of the COVID-19 virus, several precautionary measures have been adopted for locals and tourists. The opening of businesses, malls, food stalls, and restaurants has seen a significant number of people use the local public transport for commuting. To get a glimpse of the same, Mark Wiens set out on a tour […]

414 businesses in Bangkok awarded Amazing Thailand SHA certificate

4,021 products and services nationwide that meet sanitary safety standards were certified according to the Amazing Thailand SHA standard. A total of 414 businesses in Bangkok were recently awarded the amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certification. For complying with the basic standards of hygiene and health safety for their products and services in […]

SHA Certificate Awarded Tourism Businesses in Thailand

More than 211 Tourism Businesses in Thailand have been awarded with the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA ) Certificate in the month of July. The awards were presented by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in Chonburi Province. Being awarded with SHA, certifies that these tourism businesses & services have undergone strict inspection […]

Thailand Ranked ‘Number 1’ on the Global COVID-19 Recovery Index

Safety comes first and hence it is considered to be safe to travel to Thailand because of the measures undertaken to battle against COVID-19. Being one of the world’s popular destination, Thailand is a home to some spectacular places. From beaches to markets to shopping centers to malls you are safe to travel to Thailand. […]

Thailand extends Emergency Decree for the fourth time

The Royal Thai Government has approved the extension of the Emergency Decree across the country for another month until 31 August 2020.

Thailand extends visa relief for foreigners until 26 September 2020

The Royal Thai Government has extended visa relief for foreigners, who are unable to leave Thailand due to the country’s COVID-19 control measures, until 26 September 2020. Foreigners are advised to submit an application for an extension or prepare for departure and make a 90-day notification of residence within the specified period of time. For […]

Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok awarded Amazing Thailand SHA certificate

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to present the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certificate to The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok. Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, presented the Amazing Thailand SHA certification to the management of The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok. Being awarded the Amazing Thailand SHA […]

Arts of the Kingdom Museum reopens from 16 July 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to inform all tourists that the Arts of the Kingdom Museum will reopen to visitors from 16 July 2020, onwards. The Museum is currently closed to support the nationwide effort to contain the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) During the current temporary closure period of […]

TAT updates travel advisory regarding 2019 novel coronavirus

Tourists in Thailand to take precautions as necessary to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection by adhering to the health guidelines by the WHO and Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health. Bangkok, 24 January, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to advise tourists and visitors in Thailand to take precautions as necessary in […]

Welcome the New Year with Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020

Bangkok, 19 December 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is organising its annual ‘Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020’, one of the biggest events TAT stages in various destinations across the country, to bid farewell to 2019 and welcome 2020 with Thai style and panache. TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn said, “TAT’s Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 […]

Traditional Thai massage listed as an UNESCO ‘intangible cultural heritage’

Comes as second UNESCO honour following the addition of ‘Khon’, Thailand’s masked dance drama. Bangkok, 18 December 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud that traditional Thai massage (‘Nuat Thai’) has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity for 2019. This is second such UNESCO honour […]

UNESCO designates Bangkok and Sukhothai as new creative cities

Bangkok, 7 November, 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has designated Bangkok and Sukhothai among 66 new ‘Creative Cities, thus bringing the total number of UNESCO Creative Cities in Thailand to four. UNESCO announced on 30 October that Bangkok was designated as […]

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