The Tourism Board of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that starting today, international travelers to Thailand will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination or any test results, and it is possible to extend the end of the trip. the full reopening of the kingdom to international tourism.
From today until March 31, 2023, the stay in Thailand will be extended to 5 days (from 30 days) for tourists from visa-free countries and regions and to 30 days (from 15 days), Visa on arrival (VOA).TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn said, “Through the Visit Thailand Year 2022-2023: Amazing New Chapters campaign, Thailand has fully opened the world to tourists that our exciting destination has something for everyone. Amazing Thailand Has It All From A-Z.
We invite tourists to come and experience Thailand’s current and new tourism offerings, which, combined with the Kingdom’s growing shift to sustainable and responsible tourism, make for a truly memorable vacation.
Thailand began a carefully planned and phased re-opening to international tourism from July 1 to July 7, 2021, with Phuket Sandbox, Samui Plus, and 7 by 7 Extension programs, followed by a four-phase reopening schedule from October 2021 to January 2022, when destinations across the country reopen to tourists. On July 1, 2022, the Thai Passport registration system was removed, and at that time, foreigners only had to show a vaccination certificate or a negative IT test result within 72 hours of travel.
Now that the Kingdom has fully reopened, international visitors are increasing, international events and local festivals are being organized, and major international and regional airlines continue to fly around the world.
Thai Airways International (THAI) operates on 3 European, Australian, and Asian routes with additional frequencies on selected routes based on its recently published 2022–2023 winter schedule (30/10/2022–25/03/2023). This includes daily flights to Bangkok and London; Paris; Zurich; Frankfurt; Copenhagen; Sydney; Melbourne; Tokyo; Osaka; Fukuoka; Manila; Seoul; Taipei; Hong Kong; Singapore; Jakarta; Kuala Lumpur; New Delhi; Mumbai; Dhaka; and Karachi.
The location hosts several APEC meetings in Thailand as host of APEC 2022, most recently the SME Ministerial Meeting (SMM) held on 5–10 September 2022 in Phuket. The 11th Meeting of APEC Tourism Ministers and the 60th meeting of the APEC Tourism Working Group took place on August 1–20, 2022, in Bangkok. Then, the Meeting of Finance Ministers of APEC (FMM) will take place on October 19–21, 2022, and the high-level APEC Economic Leaders’ Week (AELW) on November 1–19, 2022.
The OR Thai Grand Prix 2022-the third stage of this MotoGP motorcycle world championship in Thailand-will take place this weekend from September 30 to October 2, 2022, at the Changi International Circuit in Buri Ram Province; the hugely popular vegetable food festival will take place from September 2 to October 5, 2022, in various parts of the country; and the Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB 2022) will take place from 22.10.2022-23. February 2023 across Bangkok with works by 73 local and international artists.
In Bang Saray, a short drive from Pattaya, the world’s first fully branded Columbia Pictures movie park will open on October 12, with rides and attractions from Ghostbusters, Jumanji, Hotel Transylvania, and other blockbusters-Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse. in the year.
The sixth edition of the Michelin Guide is scheduled for release in late 2022, strengthening Thailand’s position as a world-class gastronomic destination. In addition to Bangkok, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, Phuket, and Phang-Nga, in Northeast Thailand, or Isan, will be seen for the first time. The resumption of flights to Thailand from around the world, a return to pre-pandemic entry requirements, and the extension of tourist stays have all come in time for the kingdom’s peak season, which runs from October to March.
Thailand is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world and welcomes tourists back. While they can once again enjoy a fun, exciting, and rewarding holiday, they are asked to be vigilant and continue to adhere to health and safety standards.