Phuket puts all 17 areas on lockdown for 14 days

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update that Phuket has imposed a lockdown for all 17 sub-districts for 14 days, from 00.01 Hrs. of 13 April, 2020, to 23.59 Hrs. of 26 April, 2020, or until the situation improves. The move makes Phuket the first province in Thailand to […]

Summary of Thai provinces banning entry and alcohol sales

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide a summary of Thai provinces that have imposed entry and exit bans as well as those that ban alcohol sales, as part of the unprecedented measures taken by each Thai province to prevent and control the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The TAT […]

Chon Buri orders Pattaya lockdown to combat COVID-19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further updates that Chon Buri has ordered a lockdown of Pattaya in its intensified effort to combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Effective from today, 9 April, 2020, until further notice, the order includes: A ban on entry and exit, except for […]

Chiang Mai bans alcohol sales, intensifying its fight against COVID-19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update regarding Chiang Mai’s ban on alcohol sales from 10-20 April, 2020, as part of its intensified effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). All retail and wholesale business establishments in Chiang Mai are ordered to close or conceal […]

Surat Thani, which includes Ko Samui and Ko Phangan, orders hotel closure

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide an update from Surat Thani province regarding its measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Surat Thani province administers 19 districts including the tourist islands of Ko Samui, Ko Phangan and Ko Tao, as well as Mu Ko Ang Thong Marine […]

Phuket seals off three more areas – Kathu, Chalong and Srisoonthorn

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further updates that Phuket has ordered a lockdown of three more areas – Kathu, Chalong and Srisoonthorn Sub-districts, in addition to Patong, Karon and Rawai, as part of the unprecedented measures to stop the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The areas of Kathu Sub-district in Kathu District, Chalong […]

Phuket orders all residents to wear masks when going outside

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update from Phuket province regarding its ongoing unprecedented measures to prevent and mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In the latest move to intensify its COVID-19 control efforts, Phuket province took a step further and ordered all residents to wear […]

TAT COVID-19 UPDATES

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further update that Thailand’s ban on all incoming passenger flights has Read more

Thailand extends a ban on inbound passenger flights until 18 April, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further update that Thailand’s ban on all incoming passenger flights has been extended for the period from 00.01 Hrs. of 7 April, 2020, until 23.59 Hrs. of 18 April, 2020, from previously covering a three-day period from 00.01 Hrs. of 04 April, 2020, until 23.59 Hrs. […]

Phuket seals off more areas – Karon and Rawai, assigns hotels for stranded tourists

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further updates on our most recent reports on the lockdown of Patong and the unprecedented measures enforced by Phuket province to stop the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). All areas of Karon and Rawai Sub-districts in Mueang District, which are deemed high risks for the COVID-19 infection, […]

Phang Nga enhances COVID-19 control measures

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update on Phang Nga province’s order to close areas deemed at risk of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, with immediate effect until further notice. The order covers all areas of Phang Nga, including Khao Lak. Closure of the following venues and business […]

Songkhla bans entry and exit to combat COVID-19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update from Songkhla province on its measures to prevent and mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Effective from 6-30 April, 2020, Songkhla has issued the following orders: People and all kinds of vehicles are banned from entering and exiting the […]

Train Journeys in Thailand

I have always enjoyed travelling by train. I did it a lot when I was backpacking across Asia. For someone with long legs, train travel is preferable to buses. Not only is there more room to stretch your legs, but you can easily walk around too. I’ve done a few train trips in Thailand, but […]