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TAT upgrades tourist arrivals forecast

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has readjusted its estimate for foreign arrivals this year after seeing the target of 1 million visitors per month come earlier than expected.

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TAT upgrades tourist arrivals forecast
20 May 2022

No quarantine

An end to compulsory quarantine for unvaccinated and partially vaccinated arrivals from June 1 and Thai returnees will no longer need Thailand Pass, but foreign returnees still do.

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No quarantine
20 May 2022

Top source markets

With the Covid situation in China boding ill for the return of Chinese visitors, Thailand is looking to attract more tourists from the UK, India and Germany.

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Top source markets
18 May 2022

Joint push to spur Middle Eastern market

The Tourism and Sports Ministry and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) are expanding partnerships with airlines and online travel agencies (OTAs) to boost the number of arrivals from Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

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Joint push to spur Middle Eastern market
17 May 2022

TAT eager to increase domestic tourism market in H1

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to spur 80 million domestic trips in the first half this year as the downward trend in new Covid infections helps rebuild local travel sentiment.

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TAT eager to increase domestic tourism market in H1
14 May 2022

Spurs owner Joe Lewis on holiday on Samui

SURAT THANI: Joe Lewis, the British billionaire investor and owner of Tottenham Hotspur football club, is vacationing on Koh Samui aboard the 4.5-billion-baht superyacht Aviva, Surat Thani governor Wichawut Jinto said on Saturday.

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Spurs owner Joe Lewis on holiday on Samui
14 May 2022

Phuket expects B1.8bn lift from 4-day holiday

PHUKET: The four-day holiday that began on Friday is expected to generate 1.8 billion baht in revenue from tourist spending in this island province, with 60% hotel occupancy expected, says the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

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Phuket expects B1.8bn lift from 4-day holiday
14 May 2022

Hoteliers downbeat

Tourism operators received a lukewarm response to the four-day holiday this weekend as the economic downturn derails travel decisions.

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Hoteliers downbeat
14 May 2022

Surat Thani expects windfall from four-day weekend

SURAT THANI: The four-day weekend that started yesterday is expected to draw more than 50,000 visitors to this southern province, with total spending forecast at nearly half a billion baht, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

14 May 2022
14 May 2022

Phuket, Koh Samui keen on 'endemic' status boost

The private sector in Phuket and Koh Samui has thrown its weight behind a proposal by the Public Health Ministry to designate Covid-19 as an endemic disease.

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Phuket, Koh Samui keen on 'endemic' status boost