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Indian travelers were seen in Phuket after Test & Go junked

Indian tourists are the largest tourist group on the island province, according to Phuket International Airport Immigration, now that Thailand Pass has withdrawn its much-despised ‘Test & Go’ scheme. Sometime Between 1 and May 18, 12,200 Indians toured Phuket. Australia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, Malaysia, the United States, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates round up the top ten nations with the most visitors to Phuket. According to the head of the Phuket Tourism and Sports office, the percentage of Indian people visiting the world-famous beach paradise is projected to continue to rise. Thailand is focused on the big spenders of Europe and India to improve tourism and its ailing economy, with China still under lockdown and showing no indications of opening up anytime soon. The number of international tourists likely to visit Thailand this year has been estimated differently by tourism officials. At least 200,000 foreign…

Thailand’s Covid-19 limitations will change on June 1st

A lot of Covid-19 restrictions in Thailand will be lifted beginning of next month, while certain regulations will differ by location. There are now 46 yellow provinces, 17 blue provinces, and 14 green provinces in the country. In the green and blue provinces, nightlife is being restored, with alcohol sales allowing until midnight. However, liquor advertisements and the sharing of beverages are prohibited, and bartenders and other nightlife employees should use face masks. On the other hand, Thailand’s immigration restrictions have been eased even further, with the Thailand Pass for returning Thais being abolished as of June 1. For international immigrants, though, the much-criticized procedure remains in place. It’s not only a matter of operating for bars and nightclubs in the green and blue zones. Business owners must first obtain clearance from the provincial communicable disease committee. Employees must be screened for Covid-19 signs and must have an antigen test…

Phuket shoots for 5 million foreign tourists this year

The number of visitors from other countries who are anticipated to come to Thailand this year has been calculated in a number of different methods by authorities in charge of tourism. Ratchadaphon forecast that there would be a total of 5 million visitors from other countries visiting Phuket this year. Since the beginning of the previous week, the head of Phuket’s tourism industry has been expressing confidence that the island might get as many as 3.5 million foreign tourists in 2018. Since the “Test and Go” policy of the Thailand Pass was eliminated, it is no longer a mystery that the majority of tourists who visit Phuket are from India. In fact, this is one of the island’s biggest draws. Between the 1st and the 18th of May, there were 12,200 Indian visitors that visited Phuket. The United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore are the top three countries that send the…

July 25 is now the Last day for Covid Visa Extensions

Those who are unable to return home because of the continuing Covid-19 crisis are eligible for a visa extension. Required Documents for Extension ฿1,900 extension fee TM.7 Application TM.30 Notification (signed) Passport Formal passport photo of yourself 4×6 cm A copy of your passport info page, and any pages pertaining to your current visa A embassy letter from home country’s embassy in Thailand depending on reason of extension Under Consideration Stamp Will it be extended again?

Thailand Pass no longer required for Thais starting June 1st

An update from the Thai government regarding Thailand’s #COVID19 situation, reporting from the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) Highlights; News of relaxed measures As COVID-19 is now entering its endemic phase in Thailand, The Ministry of Public Health has issued a new set of recommendations on public health measures for “high-risk contacts” to self-monitor for 10 days without having to quarantine. The endemic designation does not mean the disease is no longer dangerous. The government will continue to ensure the healthcare system remains capable of handling emergency situation. The reopening of nightclubs, bars, and karaoke venues has been approved. The use of the emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situation will be extended for another two months from 1 June to 31 July with all the necessary public health measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 remaining in place until such time that COVID enters into endemic phase…