Thailand Tourism News
Bitkub Metaverse added to Thailand’s Smart Tourism transformation
TAT and Bitkub Blockchain Technology sign MoU for cooperation in developing the metaverse’s potential for Thai tourism promotion and development.
Thailand aiming for 80% of pre-pandemic tourism revenue within 2023
Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), shared Thailand’s plan to achieve 10 million international visitor arrivals in 2022, while speaking at the 22nd World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Thailand Privilege Card membership programme extended for 2 years
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to report that the Thailand Privilege Card (TPC) is extending its Elite Flexible One membership programme for another two years, through until 31 December, 2024.
Enjoy “Rock on the Beach Music Festival” in Phuket and Krabi
Next weekend in Phuket, and the weekend after in Krabi, this exciting beachside festival promises plenty of music, food, and fun in beautiful surroundings.
Thailand has opportunity to become major destination for Russian travellers
The number of Russian tourists visiting Thailand is projected to significantly jump from 10,000 visits in 2021 to 435,000 in 2022, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that tourism ministers in Thailand must now ensure they can capitalise on this demand by increasing direct flights from Russia and ensuring aspects such as card payments can be accommodated across tourist hotspots.
‘Thailand Pass’ registration eased for international arrivals from 1 June 2022
Thailand’s Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration has approved the simplified Thailand Pass registration and entry rules for international arrivals, effective 1 June 2022.
Bun Bung Fai Rocket Festival returns to Thailand
The Tourism Authority of Thailand invites tourists to experience one of the must-see spectacles of the annual festival calendar – the exhilarating Bun Bung Fai Rocket Festival in the Northeastern Thai provinces of Yasothon from 13-15 May and in Kalasin from 21-22 May.
“Meaningful Travel Campaign” helps preserve 35,000 big trees in Thailand
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has reported that three months after its launch, the “Meaningful Travel Campaign” – a collaboration between the TAT Stockholm Office and Thailand-registered social enterprise Socialgiver – has raised over 400,000 Baht and preserved 35,000 big trees in Thailand.
Bright outlook for golf in Thailand as Centara World Masters returns to Hua Hin
After a two-year hiatus, the Centara World Masters Golf Championship makes a welcome return from 8-14 May 2022 to Hua Hin, one of Thailand’s most popular beachside getaways. BTN looks at the incredible golfing opportunities
Thailand leads Asia tourism reopening
Major tourism markets in Asia Pacific, including Thailand, are getting back on track as international visitors start to plan their trips again, according to new data.
Royal Cliff Hotels Group signs MoU with burapha university to bolster talents for Thai tourism
A ceremony for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and Burapha University was recently held at the Royal Summit Chamber of the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel to build a high-powered collaboration that would deliver quality hospitality training opportunities for young talented students.
Thailand to lift testing requirements
Thailand has approved the lifting of the RT-PCR testing requirement for international arrivals beginning 1 May 2022, in what marks a significant boost to its tourism economy. New entry schemes customised for vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers are also being introduced.