Thailand scraps PCR test on arrival to boost sluggish tourism recovery

From May 1st the PCR test will be replaced by a much cheaper and much faster antigen test, and it will no longer be necessary to wait for the result in a quarantine hotel.

Thailand fields strong presence at EXPO 2022 Floriade Almere in the Netherlands

The EXPO 2022 Floriade Almere is the seventh edition of the International Horticultural Expo, an A1 level expo scheduled every 10 years, and Thailand is among the 50 countries and TAT is one of the 60 organisations taking part.

Bangkok to host 11th APEC Tourism Ministerial Meeting in August 2022

In its leadership role as the host country, Thailand is aiming to push forward the APEC Policy Recommendations on Regenerative Tourism to pave the way forward for the future of tourism that ensures that the industry contributes to all types of well-being locally.

TAT announces Songkran 2022 festivities in new normal

Songkran in Thailand is officially observed as a three-day national holiday from 13-15 April, although celebrations can go on for longer – up to a week in some places.

Thailand eases COVID-19 curbs nationwide allowing Songkran 2022 festivities

While allowing Songkran 2022 festivities to be held under universal prevention and COVID-free setting guidelines, the government advised everyone planning to enjoy the Thai New Year to get fully vaccinated and to undergo a self-ATK at least 72 hours before joining group activities.

TAT showcases digital transformation of Thai tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) presented Thailand’s innovation approach on digital…

TAT extends tourism cooperation with Japan’s Sendai City and Tohoku Region

Under the agreement, TAT, Sendai City, and the Tohoku Regional Tourism Organisation will jointly organise marketing promotion activities to stimulate two-way tourism between Japan and Thailand, and with a particular emphasis on increasing the number of quality tourists to each destination.

Thailand to lift pretravel testing requirement for international arrivals from 1 April 2022

International arrivals under any of the current three entry schemes – TEST & GO, Sandbox, and Alternative Quarantine (AQ) – will be allowed to enter Thailand without the need to show proof of a negative RT-PCR test within 72 hours of travel.