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Beckoning arrivals

CCSA approved the entry of foreign nationals including business visitors and tourists to help the country recover from the blows inflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Beckoning arrivals
28 Sep 2020

Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners

Thailand on Monday extended a grace period for visa renewals for foreigners stranded in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, as travel restrictions remain in place and new infections climb globally.

28 Sep 2020
Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners
28 Sep 2020

Opening up

Covid-19 panel says state of emergency will be extended by another month as it allows more foreign visitors into the country.

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Opening up
28 Sep 2020

Ministries to extend, rejig travel campaign

The Finance and Tourism and Sports ministries are preparing to extend and adjust conditions of the We Travel Together tourism campaign until year-end to encourage domestic travel in the final quarter.

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Ministries to extend, rejig travel campaign
27 Sep 2020

What next for tourism sector?

With the deadline for the estimated 150,000 stranded foreign tourists in the kingdom to renew their visas having passed yesterday, it remains to be seen how many will continue to stay in the country either legally, having extended their right to stay, or illegally, facing arrest and jail as threatened by the Immigration Bureau.

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What next for tourism sector?
26 Sep 2020

Visa amnesty sought

The Thai Chamber of Commerce has urged the government to extend the visa amnesty for 400,000 tourists.

26 Sep 2020 167
Visa amnesty sought
25 Sep 2020

State of emergency, controls on visitors for review on Monday

The pandemic situation panel will consider the issue of extending the state of emergency and review regulations for visiting business reps and tourists on Monday.

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State of emergency, controls on visitors for review on Monday
25 Sep 2020

Experts unlock the key to sustainable heritage in the creative city of Sukhothai

“Sukhothai 2020 Roundtable on Tourism, Heritage and Creative City,” a seminar on tourism and cultural heritage presented led by city experts was held at the Sukhothai Treasure Resort & Spa, Sukhothai Province, on 21-23 September 2020.

25 Sep 2020
Experts unlock the key to sustainable heritage in the creative city of Sukhothai
25 Sep 2020

Shorter quarantine

A seven-day quarantine for foreign tourists can be put into effect in November if the first batch of inbound tourists in October is clear of coronavirus infections.

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Shorter quarantine
24 Sep 2020

Slower recovery

Thailand's economic recovery is expected to take longer than previously anticipated, mainly due to the drastic decline in foreign tourist numbers.

24 Sep 2020 15
Slower recovery