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TAT targets shoppers with Amazing Thailand Grand Sale

Thailand is still a paradise for shoppers from all over the world, with a wide range of products and services, good quality, and value for money. One of the programs that are recognized among tourists is the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale (ATGS), the annual sales season which has been held for 14 years.

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Thailand is still a paradise for shoppers from all over the world, with a wide range of products and services, good quality, and value for money. One of the programs that are recognized among tourists is the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale (ATGS), the annual sales season which has been held for 14 years.

For the “Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2012”,to be held from 15 June to 15 August 2012, TAT’s target is to reach 15,000 participating department stores, retail outlets, duty free shops, hotels, airlines, jewelry shops, spas, golf courses, restaurants, travel agencies, and hospitals in 7 major cities: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Samui Island, Hat Yai, and Phuket.

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TAT’s target is to reach 15,000 participating department stores, retail outlets, duty free shops, hotels, airlines, jewelry shops, spas, golf courses, restaurants, travel agencies, and hospitals

For this 14th year, TAT will focus on categories preferred by tourists, such as; Thai OTOP products and Thai fashion brands. We will be branching out into flea markets and whole-sale marketssuch as; MBK, and Platinum Mall.There will be more fun for tourists to experience shopping and Thai style at shopping & walking streets in each major city and we also have new shopping destinations for tourists to experience and enjoy, such as;“TERMINAL 21”, located on the Sukhumvit Road, the first shopping mall styled as an airport with an inspired atmosphere of street Markets from all around the world, that offers a new experience and answers the needs of every urban lifestyle. “ROBINSON Rama 9”, is located in the new Central Plaza Grand Rama 9 complex.

With over 6 floors of sale areas that embraces the modern lifestyle, a fresh, functional, and fashion conscious design is indicated through unique personalities of each floor. “MEGABANGNA”, is located on Bangna – Trad Road, Km. 8. Just a 15 minute drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport. The First Low-Rise Super Regional Mall in Southeast Asia, with the concept of “Everything Under One Roof”, is open for the first time to all shoppers.

Mr. Suraphon Svetasreni, Governor of the TAT said:

“TAT recognizes the importance of the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale in line with strategies and policies of the government to increase the expenditure of both international and domestic tourists, ensuring that the 14th year of ATGS, the TAT would be able to draw attention of the tourists because of our advertisements and public relation programs which access to the domestic tourists and expats effectively by newspapers, magazines, television, radio, outdoor billboards,

and bus wraps together with social networks and online marketing. In addition, the TAT has also partnered with VISA International (Thailand), packing ATGS travel packages to launch into international market during ATGS road show to 12 countries: Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Russia, India, and Dubai which will ensure that the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale this year will increase volume of tourists at least 10% during June — August”.

Somboon Krobteeranon, Country Manager, Thailand, VISA said:

“Thailand is renowned as one of the best shopping destinations in the world and Visa is committed to ensuring that we provide even greater incentives so everyone can take advantage during this shopping extravaganza. We have partnered with the Tourism Authority of Thailand since the launch of this promotion more than 13years ago and we believe that this year will be even bigger and better than ever.

“Partly, this is due to our promotion programmes in key target markets which generates more awareness and interest in the Grand Sale and has resulted in an increase in sales. Another factor was the competition that we launched to win a fantastic 30-day holiday in Thailand, which was won by a Malaysian tourist, and that is a contest that we shall be running again this year.

He added: “With the addition of exciting new shopping venues along with existing favourites, tourists will have an astounding range of products and services to choose from and we look forward to promoting the Grand Sale and Thailand throughout the region.”

The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2012 is more valuable for tourists, with sale prices reduced up to 80% and every THB500 spent in cash at participating shops and services, tourists will get 1 coupon (2 coupons in every THB500 for purchases with a VISA card). Domestic tourists will get a chance to win THB1,000,000 shopping voucher and foreigner tourists will get a chance to win the lucky-draw of a “Miracle 30 Day in Thailand”.

Along with one companion, prize winners will visit Thailand for 30 days, with first-class round-trip air ticket, domestic round-trip air tickets as per the tour programme, transfers, accommodation at deluxe hotels, meals, entrance fees for all sites, Thai lifestyle and cultural experiences and guides.

The token coupon will be drawn on 20 September 2012, at ASIA Airport Hotel. The names of the winners will be published in website: www.tourismthailand.org/thailandgrandsale on 10 October 2012.

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Quarantine-Free Thailand Reopens for Vaccinated Tourists From 1 November 2021

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to confirm that Thailand is all set to welcome fully vaccinated foreign visitors, including returning Thais and foreign residents, from the approved countries to enter the Kingdom by air with no quarantine requirements from 1 November, 2021.

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Bangkok lifts more COVID-19 restrictions

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In response to the Royal Thai Government’s announcement to relax more COVID-19 controls in the dark-red zone provinces, which include the Thai capital, the Bangkok Communicable Disease Committee has also lifted restrictions effective from 16-31 October, 2021.

Restaurants and eateries, cinemas, theatres, shopping malls, sport stadiums, and public parks can now resume normal opening hours, but no later than 22.00 Hrs.

Convenience stores, fresh markets, and flea markets can open for all types of goods up until 22.00 Hrs. All 24-hour shops must close nightly from 22.00-03.00 Hrs.

Hotels, exhibition halls, convention halls, trade fair centres, or similar types of venues can open for meetings, seminars, or other types of events and ceremonies up until 22.00 Hrs., and under strict safety and health controls. Consumption of alcoholic beverages remain prohibited.

The same goes for shopping malls, shopping centres, community malls, or similar establishments, which can also open for meetings, seminars, or other types of events and ceremonies up until 22.00 Hrs., and under strict safety and health controls. Consumption of alcoholic beverages remain prohibited. Also, any sales promotional activities shall not be organised while the amusement parks, water parks, and gaming centres must remain closed.

Limits for participants in gatherings has been increased to 50, up from 25 in the previous announcement.

The night-time curfew in Bangkok has been reduced from 6 to 4 hours, or between 23.00-03.00 Hrs.

Travel between Bangkok provinces and other areas can resume normal operations but must apply social distancing measures.

All types of entertainment venues, including pubs, bars, and karaoke shops are to remain closed. However, the government mentioned that these businesses may undertake preparation to be ready for reopening.

Self-protective measures and distancing efforts

As usual, people nationwide are asked to continue abiding by the health and safety measures in place; such as, wearing a face mask at all times while outside of their residence, regularly washing hands with soap and water/cleaning alcohol, and avoiding unnecessary close contact with others.

TAT would like to remind all travellers to continue with D-M-H-T-T-A precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19: D – Distancing, – Mask wearing, – Handwashing, T – Temperature check, T – Testing for COVID-19, and A – alert application.

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