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Thailand travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Thailand. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Thailand. Bangkok Travel information. Thailand is a Southeast Asian country. It's known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha. In Bangkok, the capital, an ultramodern cityscape rises next to quiet canalside communities and the iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew). Nearby beach resorts include bustling Pattaya and fashionable Hua Hin.

Thailand to receive 63 million doses of COVID vaccine from China
Health News

Thailand to receive 63 million doses of COVID vaccine from China

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- January 10, 2021

Thailand released a plan to get all its citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 In addition illegal workers from Cambodia, Laos, and ... Read More

Koh Lani in the Gulf of Thailand orders all tourists to leave
Breaking Travel News

Koh Lani in the Gulf of Thailand orders all tourists to leave

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2021

Koh Lani is an island paradise in the Gulf of Thailand. It's a popular tour destination from Pattaya. On Sunday ... Read More

Thailand: No plans to return tourism to pre-COVID crisis levels
Thailand travel news

Thailand: No plans to return tourism to pre-COVID crisis levels

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 4, 2021

Thailand decided to not return tourism to what is was before COVID-19 |20% Thailand GDP is from Tourism |Thailand is ... Read More

Bangkok tightens COVID-19 restrictions
Thailand travel news

Bangkok tightens COVID-19 restrictions

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 2, 2021

Bangkok city authorities have tightened COVID-19 quarantine restrictions due to the coronavirus, banning the activities of entertainment venues, local media ... Read More

Thailand continues to reopen for travelers slowly and safely
Thailand travel news

Thailand continues to reopen for travelers slowly and safely

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 24, 2020

Thailand's tourism sector continues to safely and slowly reopen welcoming international travelers to the country with special tourist initiatives, while ... Read More

Relying on Tourism is now unacceptable for Thailand
Thailand travel news

Relying on Tourism is now unacceptable for Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 20, 2020

Amazing Thailand was the slogan for the Kingdom's visitors industry for many years bringing in $56.2 billion in tourism revenue ... Read More

Four Seasons returns to Bangkok
Hotel & Resort News

Four Seasons returns to Bangkok

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 18, 2020

Rising above the majestic Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok's Creative District is an enclave of tiered buildings, ... Read More

Centara Unveils New Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach
Thailand travel news

Centara Unveils New Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 17, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has debuted its COSI brand in southwest Thailand with the opening of ... Read More

Thailand resumes visa-free regime for Russian tourists
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Thailand resumes visa-free regime for Russian tourists

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 16, 2020

Thailand's authorities have decided to resume the visa-free regime for Russian tourists. Now Russian visitors, who want to spend no ... Read More

Thailand tourism industry meets, asks for opening of borders and skies
Thailand travel news

Thailand tourism industry meets, asks for opening of borders and skies

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 11, 2020

The two esteemed associations held their joint Annual SKÅL BANGKOK and PATA THAILAND CHAPTER 2020 Charity Christmas Lunch this week.  ... Read More

Ring in the New Year in Thailand with Centara
Thailand travel news

Ring in the New Year in Thailand with Centara

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 10, 2020

The end of the year is nearly upon us, so gather your family and friends and celebrate in style with ... Read More

Thailand travel news

Take the Ocean Road with Centara’s Twin-Centre Seafront Escapes

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 8, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is inviting Thai residents to take a “Festive Road Trip” this holiday ... Read More

Centara Launches 12.12 Double Mega Sale
Thailand travel news

Centara Launches 12.12 Double Mega Sale

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 4, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is offering travelers the chance to enjoy the ultimate holiday this upcoming ... Read More

Skål Bangkok’s Wood warns of a deepening Thailand tourism crisis
Thailand travel news

Skål Bangkok’s Wood warns of a deepening Thailand tourism crisis

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 4, 2020

It is becoming increasingly evident that the damage being inflicted to Thailand’s massive travel and tourism industry is proving to ... Read More

Thailand won’t open to tourists until spring of 2021
Thailand travel news

Thailand won’t open to tourists until spring of 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020

According to Thai media reports, citing Thai Minister of Sports and Tourism Pipat Ratchakitprakan, Thailand will be closed to tourists ... Read More

Thailand Hotel Industry: Bleeding to Death
Thailand travel news

Thailand Hotel Industry: Bleeding to Death

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- November 21, 2020

Thailand has reported just 3,880 COVID-19 cases and 60 deaths since the start of the pandemic and is considered one ... Read More

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas appoints five new General Managers
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Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas appoints five new General Managers

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 21, 2020

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas welcomes several executive appointments across its portfolio luxury of properties in Asia and North Africa. ... Read More

Thailand: Red Tape Guillotine
Thailand travel news

Thailand: Red Tape Guillotine

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- November 18, 2020

The Foreign Chambers Alliance (FCA) recently held its annual meeting with the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC)/Board of Trade (BoT) ... Read More

Thailand announces new entry rules for foreign tourists
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Thailand announces new entry rules for foreign tourists

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 14, 2020

Thai authorities have announced that foreign tourists will again be allowed to visit Thailand. However, getting into the "Land of ... Read More

Tourism arrival to Asia Pacific Destinations
Breaking Travel News

Tourism arrival to Asia Pacific Destinations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 12, 2020

The strong collective annual performance of foreign arrivals into Asia Pacific destinations saw moderate growth in 2019, but overall, remained ... Read More

Centara Inspires Guests to Discover Their Perfect “Place to Be” in Thailand
Thailand travel news

Centara Inspires Guests to Discover Their Perfect “Place to Be” in Thailand

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 6, 2020

Following the uncertainty of recent months, it is more important than ever that couples and families have an opportunity to ... Read More

Centra by Centara Maris Resorts Jomtien Won Hotel of The Year Award 2020
Travel Award News

Centra by Centara Maris Resorts Jomtien Won Hotel of The Year Award 2020

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 5, 2020

Ms.Natha Kittiaksorn (3rd from right in the photo), Deputy CEO of Major Development Public Company Limited (MJD) and Mr.Chaiphun Thongsuthum ... Read More

Dusit International to manage its first Dusit Thani hotel in Kyoto, Japan
Hotel & Resort News

Dusit International to manage its first Dusit Thani hotel in Kyoto, Japan

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 2, 2020

Dusit International, one of Thailand's major hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Yasuda Real ... Read More

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii and Thailand: Smiling behind a mask
Hawaii Travel News

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii and Thailand: Smiling behind a mask

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2020

How can you smile behind a mask? Outrigger Hotels and Resorts may be a shining example to document how the ... Read More

Stress-free staycation at Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok
Hotel & Resort News

Stress-free staycation at Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 22, 2020

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, situated in the heart of the city, has unveiled a unique range of upscale Alternative ... Read More

Centara Grand Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Family Hotel Award
Travel Award News

Centara Grand Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Family Hotel Award

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 20, 2020

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin was recognized among the top luxury hotels and resorts in Asia as ... Read More

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand
Tourism Investment News

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- October 16, 2020

Destination Capital PTE., LTD., (DC) and KTB Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited (KTBST SEC) announced the launch of DESCAP 1 ... Read More

Centara Brings Freedom with its New “Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach”
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Brings Freedom with its New “Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach”

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is set to debut its COSI brand in southwest Thailand with the ... Read More

New Executive Board at PATA
Breaking Travel News

New Executive Board at PATA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2020

Soon-Hwa Wong has been formally endorsed as the Chair of the e Pacific Asia Travel Association  (PATA) Executive Board and replaces ... Read More

Thailand Tightens Myanmar Border Control Due to COVID-19
Thailand travel news

Thailand Tightens Myanmar Border Control Due to COVID-19

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 10, 2020

Dr. Tanarak Plipat, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control for the Ministry of Health in Thailand, said that ... Read More

Phuket: No foreign tourists until October 25
Thailand travel news

Phuket: No foreign tourists until October 25

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 10, 2020

Thailand's Phuket has postponed its reopening to foreign tourists until the end of the Vegetarian Festival. The postponement came after ... Read More

Centara Hotels Unveils 10.10 Golden Ticket
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Hotels Unveils 10.10 Golden Ticket

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Thailand in 80 days with ... Read More

Capella Bangkok hotel opens on the banks of Chao Phraya River
Hotel & Resort News

Capella Bangkok hotel opens on the banks of Chao Phraya River

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 7, 2020

Capella Bangkok officially opened its doors, welcoming its first guest from Bangkok, Ms. Lina LIU, as the hotel takes center-stage ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Dusit International partner  to promote sustainable tourism
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Tourism Authority of Thailand and Dusit International partner to promote sustainable tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 5, 2020

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, recently partnered with silent live concert specialists Sounds of ... Read More

New Four Points by Sheraton resort opens in Thailand
Hotel & Resort News

New Four Points by Sheraton resort opens in Thailand

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton makes a breakthrough in Thailand, with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach ... Read More

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