APAC hotel occupancy near pre Covid levels with a strong outlook for Q4

For the months of July – September 2022, Amadeus business intelligence data shows APAC hotel occupancy reached an average of nearly 60%, just three percentage points shy of the same months in 2019.

Thailand’s Tourist arrivals surge to pre Covid level

The recovery of tourism in Thailand has now entered a new phase with attendance figures that have become very close to those of the pre-Covid period.

Thailand has welcomed over 7 million foreign tourists since January 1st

Heading into the traditional high season of October to March, Thailand’s full year target for 2022 is 7-10 million visitor arrivals.

Thailand ranked third best country in the world by Condé Nast Readers

Distinctions for the kingdom in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 also include Bangkok at No. 4 on ‘Best Cities in the World’ list, and Chiva-Som at No. 1 on ‘The Best Destination Spas in the World’ list.

Thailand fully reopens with free visa waiver extended to 45 days

As Thailand prepares to welcome tourists back in droves and without any restrictions, the free visa exemption has been extended from 30 to 45 days, which allows (after a 30-day extension) to carry out a stay in Thailand 75 days without a visa.

Thai Cabinet approves 45-day free Visa Exemption during Peak Tourist Season

The extension will be temporary, running from October 1 to the end of March 2023, to correspond with the peak tourist season, when many tourists from Europe and the United States are expected to travel to Thailand to escape the cold winter.

Thailand extends to 45 days visa-free stay effective from October

Effective from 1 October, 2022, until 31 March, 2023, for tourists from countries/territories entitled for a visa exemption and visa on arrival to Thailand.