Chinese New Year 2019 celebrations in Thailand

January 26 – February 12 The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is holding the Chinese New Year 2019 celebrations in three main locations, Bangkok at Siam Square and on Yaowarat Road, Chiang Mai at Maya Lifestyle Shopping Centre, and Phuket at Central Phuket Floresta. The TAT is also supporting independent festivities organised by large ethnic […]

Bangkok ranked in Top Ten list of global cities for dining and shopping in MasterCard Index 2018

Bangkok, 14 January, 2019 – MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index has published a survey on the dining and shopping (GDCI: Indulgences) spending patterns of tourists in various cities around the world. Bangkok was ranked third on the list of the Top Global Cities for Dining and sixth on the list of Top Global Cities for Shopping. […]

Thailand extends visa-on-arrival fee waiver until 30 April 2019

The period Thailand celebrates Chinese New Year in February and Thai New Year (Songkran) in April.January 15, 201986 views Bangkok, 15 January, 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Royal Thai Government has approved the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver for citizens of 20 countries until 30 April. The […]

Thailand to launch online E-visa service

Passport with Visa approval

Bangkok, 07 December, 2018 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) is to launch an online E-visa application service on 15 February, 2019, starting first with the Chinese market and then expanding it in phases to other countries worldwide in 3 years. Beijing will be the first Chinese city where the service will be available followed […]

Revision of the Visa Exemption Scheme Regulation

With reference to the visa exemption issued by the Ministry of Interior dated 26 May 2016, effective since 31 December 2016, nationals* entitled to a 30-days visa exemption are eligible to enter Thailand without visa through land border checkpoints only twice a calendar year. The entering through international airports will not be affected by this […]