Thailand wins ‘Golden Travel Destination Award 2022’ from Dutch tour operator

Dutch travellers scored Thailand highly in various areas of the Reisgraag.nl survey. ‘Hospitality’ received the highest praise with a score of 8.8, followed by ‘Location’, ‘Attractions’, ‘Culture’, and ‘Restaurants’ each with 8.5, and ‘Going Out’ with 7.8.

Thailand Pass and Covid insurance to be lifted from 1 July 2022

Thailand approved the removal of the Thailand Pass registration scheme and an US$10,000 health insurance requirement for foreign visitors, effective 1 July, 2022.

Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2022 estimated to actualise 1.29 billion Baht revenue

Buyers and sellers expressed their views that a physical tradeshow has still maintained its importance as the great way to build personal trusts, create new networks as well as keep relationship with business partners.

TAT’s Amazing Thailand Gala Dinner in Paris highlights gastronomy and sustainability tourism

Since Thailand eased travel restrictions and reopened for tourism, from July 2021 to March 2022, travellers from Europe made 522,680 trips to Thailand. The number included 53,727 trips by French travellers, making it the fifth largest market during the period, after Germany, Russia, the UK, and USA.

TAT and Thai AirAsia cooperate in new ‘Rediscover Thailand’ marketing campaign

Thai AirAsia currently operates a daily flight on the Singapore-Don Mueang route, and two weekly flights on the Singapore-Phuket route (on Tuesday and Saturday).

Thailand Pass eased for international arrivals from 1 June 2022

Foreign nationals are still required to apply for a Thailand Pass but will only need to provide passport details, vaccination, and an US$10,000 health insurance policy.

TAT strengthens presence in the Middle East market

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is strengthening Thailand’s presence as the preferred tourist destination among Middle East travellers to drive interest in returning to Thailand in the post COVID-19 situation.

Thailand rated fourth best post-pandemic destination

Visa cited a study by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) that Thailand’s tourism industry is showing signs of recovery with increasing visitor numbers over the next three years expected to reach around 46.96 million by the end of 2024.