Coronavirus Update for Phuket & Thailand

Coronavirus Update for Phuket & Thailand

Friday April 9th, 2021: Just a quick update concerning the ‘No Covid quarantine in Phuket from July 1st 2021’ topic. As of today the Thai Embassy still has no confirmation that the no quarantine waver for Phuket, after July 1st, will be implemented, so NO 100% or green light still on this, yet. Saying this. The Thai Embassy today mentioned “But if this is approved, and you are able to…
Chinese investment into Thailand poised to rise over next few years

Chinese investment into Thailand poised to rise over next few years

China’s foreign direct investment (FDI) in Thailand is expected to increase significantly over the next few years as Chinese investors are planning to expand their local footprint, says a survey by Siam Commercial Bank (SCB). But Thailand needs to improve competitiveness and productivity to attract FDI, said the bank’s economic intelligence unit. The survey is based on responses from 170 Chinese investors who are involved with FDI-related businesses. Some 61%…
TAT supports launch of new ASQ/ALQ booking platform

TAT supports launch of new ASQ/ALQ booking platform

Bangkok, 26 December, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce the most recent example of tourism-related public-private sector co-operation with the launch of  https://asq.ascendtravel.com platform for booking ASQ/ALQ hotels in Thailand. The Digital Council of Thailand and ASQ-ALQ Thailand Club, together with leading Thai travel start-ups, Ascend Travel and Horganice teamed up to launch the online platform in Thai and English. It features more than…
Thailand extends happy New Year 2021 best wishes to the world

Thailand extends happy New Year 2021 best wishes to the world

Bangkok, 24 December, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching a new 30-second television commercial (TVC) to wish the world a happy New Year 2021 and help all look beyond the challenges of 2020, as we continue to get through the COVID-19 pandemic together. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said, “Until we can meet again, TAT would like to wish everyone around the world health and happiness…
TAT promotes Thai mobile kitchens at ‘All Good Food Truck’ event

TAT promotes Thai mobile kitchens at ‘All Good Food Truck’ event

Bangkok, 15 December, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is highlighting an ‘All Good Food Truck’ event, with food trucks from all around Thailand gathering from 17 to 19 December, 2020, at the IMPACT Lakeside Muang Thong Thani in Greater Bangkok. The All Good Food Truck happening aims to help food and beverage entrepreneurs glean knowledge from Thai celebrity chefs. That way they can further develop menus to…
TAT promotes “Single Journey’ routes encouraging single Thais to travel domestically

TAT promotes “Single Journey’ routes encouraging single Thais to travel domestically

Bangkok, 14 December, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Thai Smile Airways, leading online travel and lifestyle platform Drive Digital, and application Tinder have launched a collection of new ‘Single Journey’ tours around Thailand specifically designed for the single traveller. TAT Governor, Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, said, “The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed travel behaviour and necessitates that we think ‘out-of-the-box’. The ‘Single Travel Route’ targets solo…
Thailand approves golf quarantine for foreign golfers

Thailand approves golf quarantine for foreign golfers

Bangkok, 09 December, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to provide the latest update from the Ministry of Public Health’s Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for COVID-19 regarding golf quarantine. Published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on 7 December, 2020, with immediate effect, the EOC announced that foreign golfers with advance arrangements for golfing in Thailand will be allowed to undergo a golf quarantine as an…
TAT & Locanation launch ‘ASQ Paradise’ hotel bookings platform

TAT & Locanation launch ‘ASQ Paradise’ hotel bookings platform

Bangkok, 01 December, 2020 -The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thailand-based Locanation Company Limited today jointly launch the newly-developed asq.locanation.com website under the ‘ASQ Paradise’ project to provide arriving foreign visitors with world-class information regarding standards for quarantine and control at Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) hotels located around Thailand. TAT Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business, Ms. Thapanee Kiatphaibool, said, “TAT’s collaboration for the ‘ASQ Paradise’ project emphasises the…

TAT joins ICONSIAM for ‘Amazing Thailand Countdown 2021’

Bangkok, 18 November, 2020 –  The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and ICONSIAM, together with the public and private communities and entrepreneurs, are organising a mega ‘Amazing Thailand Countdown 2021’ event on 31 December at River Park of ICONSIAM on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. The “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2021” is one of the biggest events marking the end of the year, which TAT organises annually across the…