TAT presents Grand Sale 2020 Lucky Draw winners to get over 1 million Baht in Prizes

Bangkok, 24 September, 2020 –  Congratulations to the 32 winners of the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2020 Lucky Draw who walk away with prizes worth over one million Baht in the campaign “The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2020”. This project was held between 15 July-15 September, 2020, with key partners; such as, Shopee, PTT Oil and Retail Company Limited (OR), the True Corporation, Major Cineplex, and UTU applications. The campaign included department…
Corona Virus Update for Phuket & Thailand

Corona Virus Update for Phuket & Thailand

Wednesday 23rd September, 2020 (Covid-19 Update): People who like to live long term in Thailand will be happy to hear that long stay tourist visas will soon be available on Phuket and Thailand.On 15 September, the Thai Cabinet approved a proposal to issue long stay tourist visas. These Special Tourist Visas will allow visitors to stay for 90 days, and the visa can be extended twice, which comes to…

Female visitors dominate attendance at EXPAT Travel Deal 2020

Bangkok, 22 September, 2020 –  The ‘Expat Travel Deal 2020’ organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) from 11 to 13 September, 2020, saw a majority turnout of female visitors, highlighting the role of women as decision-makers in choosing travel destinations. The event, the first of its kind targetted at the nearly three million expatriates in Thailand, was held at the Quartier Gallery, EmQuartier shopping mall in Bangkok. It was…
Experience Bangkok’s cultural and recreational spots via “Treasure Trip” application

Experience Bangkok’s cultural and recreational spots via “Treasure Trip” application

Bangkok, 21 September, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting Thais and expatriates living in Thailand to download a unique Thai-English mobile app launched by the Department of Cultural Promotion, Ministry of Culture to promote visits to the cultural, recreational, and shopping spots of the Thai capital. The “TreasureTrip” application, in collaboration with Next To Be Co., Ltd., covers many temples, museums, academic institutions, parks, shopping plazas, restaurants, and many other such places located in the vicinity of stations of…
Thai Cabinet approves ‘special tourist visa’ for long-staying visitors

Thai Cabinet approves ‘special tourist visa’ for long-staying visitors

Bangkok, 16 September, 2020 – The Thai Cabinet has approved in principle a proposal by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports to grant a special tourist visa (STV) for long-staying visitors. Under the STV scheme, long-staying visitors can stay in the country for 90 days, which can be extended twice, each for a further 90 days. The visa will cost 2,000 Baht per 90-day extension.  The special visa scheme is…
TAT Governor urges industry patience and solidarity to overcome the COVID-19 crisis

TAT Governor urges industry patience and solidarity to overcome the COVID-19 crisis

Bangkok, 12 September, 2020 – Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn has appealed to the Thai tourism industry to be patient, united, and confident in weathering the current crisis, which under a best-case scenario will almost certainly be over by 2021. Speaking to the Thai Hotels Association (THA), the country’s largest travel trade grouping, the Governor said that although this was the worst of the many crises…