Scrapping RT-PCR tests won’t increase foreign visitor numbers to Thailand – not while expensive insurance, quarantine and masks are still required

According to the Bangkok Post, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul says the Ministry is considering scrapping…

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Pattaya Music Festival 2022 postponed as Thai authorities continue to panic over Covid-19

OPINION As Thai authorities’ panic over Covid-19 continues well into its third year, the upcoming Pattaya…

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Requirements for Thailand’s Test & Go scheme from February 1st, 2021 – stricter than previously

As Thai authorities continue to flip flop about entry into the country, just like they have…

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Thailand more corrupt in 2021 — no surprise to those living in SE Asian country

Anyone who lives in Thailand, or has spent any length of time in the South East…

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Thailand’s 60-day Covid-19 extension extended until March 25th, 2022 — non-resident foreigners will be relieved

Although Thai Immigration has announced the ability for foreigners to renew their 60-day Covid-19 extensions a…

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300 baht Thailand entry fee ($10) to be added to all airfares — economy suffers tourists must pay

Due to the Thai government of Prayut Chan-o-cha shutting down the country’s border to almost every…

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Approved for Thailand’s Test & Go program? You must arrive in Thailand by January 10th, 2022

  Those approved for Test & Go program must arrive in Thailand by January 10th or…

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Thailand’s Test & Go program suspended through January 31st? Very likely

As Thai officials continue to panic about Covid-19 — this time the ‘Omicron’ variant — it…

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CentralWorld New Year celebrations in Bangkok canceled for attendees — will be shown on TV

As we predicted just a few days ago, the planned CentralWorld New Year celebrations in Bangkok…

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New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand cancelled by BMA due to Omicron fear

If you thought traveling to Bangkok, Thailand for New Year was going to allow you to…

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Thailand offering incentives for foreign film shoots but can the country compete with its neighbors?

In an effort to improve the devastated Thai economy after almost two years of most international…

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Thai Airways flying Phuket to Sydney three times a week from today

Anyone wanting to fly from Phuket, Thailand to Sydney, Australia in December, 2021 and beyond now…

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Omicron in Thailand – first case an American-Thai businessman who is symptom-free

It is less than five days since we predicted the Covid-19 variant ‘Omicron’ would arrive in…

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Thailand 90 day reporting online website crashes first day it goes live — no surprise there, eh?

Thailand’s 90 day reporting online site is already broken Anyone who has lived in Thailand for…

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Tourists arriving in Thailand must still have RT-PCR test and wait 24 hours in quarantine hotel for results

RT-PCR tests still required for every international tourist arriving in Thailand for foreseeable future If you…

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Is Thailand going back into lockdown in December, 2021? Should tourists be concerned?

One thing would-be international tourists planning to travel to Thailand are worried about is the likelihood…

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