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Where art and culture coexist

Where art and culture coexist

A visit to Bangkok's historic Charoen Krung district is a great way to fulfil your wanderlust with an abundance of street food options, hip cafes and trendy art galleries.

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Singapore expands quarantine-free travel for vaccinated passengers

Singapore on Tuesday began quarantine-free entry for fully vaccinated passengers from eight countries -- not including Thailand -- as part of a plan to ease restrictions while the business hub gears up to live with the coronavirus.

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Singapore expands quarantine-free travel for vaccinated passengers
15 Oct 2021

A city getaway

Travelling to a nearby province for a beach or a tranquil mountain stay is great, but just staying in the city offers as much as all the trappings of a getaway. Maybe you just want to stay within the confines of the hotel to relax and enjoy what they have to offer rather than go out exploring while huffing in a mask. If a wonderful city staycation is what you're after then Centara Grand at CentralWorld's "The Place to Be" package has pretty much everything you need.

15 Oct 2021
A city getaway
14 Oct 2021

Thailand Pass set to replace CoE

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Digital Government Development Agency are developing a new system to replace the certificate of entry (CoE) for Thais and foreigners who wish to enter the country through an airport.

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Thailand Pass set to replace CoE
14 Oct 2021

Koh Tao, Phangan ease visitor entry rules

SURAT THANI: Authorities have eased restrictions for people entering Koh Tao and Koh Phangan and they will take effect starting on Friday, said governor Witchawut Jinto.

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Koh Tao, Phangan ease visitor entry rules
14 Oct 2021

Lisa, Bocelli asked to join Thai countdowns

Thailand has planned to spend 200 million baht to ask Thai-born Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban of the Korea-based Blackpink girl group and Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli to join New Year countdowns in Phuket and Bangkok to help promote tourism.

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Lisa, Bocelli asked to join Thai countdowns
14 Oct 2021

Thai Airways to resume international services

Thai Airways International will resume full service on 36 foreign routes to destinations in Europe, Asia and Australia, most on Oct 31, in response to the government's decision to reopen the kingdom to tourists on Nov 1.

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Thai Airways to resume international services
14 Oct 2021

Digital firm to aid TAT

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) aims to establish a private digital company in the next six months to support its digital transformation and help in generating 2.4 trillion baht from high-spending travellers by 2023.

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Digital firm to aid TAT
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Mahanakhon SkyWalk is back for the brave

King Power Mahanakhon recently reopened its service, welcoming visitors back to the Mahanakhon SkyWalk, Thailand's highest observation deck on the 78th floor of the iconic pixelated building, and the Mahanakhon Bangkok SkyBar.

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Mahanakhon SkyWalk is back for the brave
14 Oct 2021

Modern house of learning

Silpakorn University has spent the big bucks to give its library a design makeover while maintaining the old architecture.

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Modern house of learning
13 Oct 2021

Asia's airlines ramp up flights, offers

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE: Asia-Pacific airlines have lost billions of dollars this year, with jets grounded in Covid-19 transportation freezes. Now, as some of the world's strictest pandemic-related travel rules begin to ease, they're ramping up flights and ticket offers.

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Asia's airlines ramp up flights, offers