A lot of changes await Thailand in the near future. From July 1, the government is to begin loosening the restrictions related to the pandemic. The first steps are mainly to concern the provinces in the south of the country, which live mainly from tourism. Koh Samui is hoping to also reopen to vaccinated foreign tourists on July 1. At this stage it’s a proposal that will need to be approved by the CESA and CCSA.
Phuket Sandbox starts on July 1: TAT
PHUKET: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has given the green light and Phuket will reopen to fully vaccinated foreign tourists on July 1, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has confirmed.
As life slowly returns to normal in European countries, Thai airlines begin test flights on the route between Phuket and Europe , ahead of the southern island’s July 1 re-opening. The national carrier, currently in the throes of restructing after teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, has started selling direct flights from 4 European cities to Phuket.
To save the situation in the taxi industry, Bangkok's management made a decision to vaccinate taxi drivers initially, as the number of customers using their services decreased significantly. At a time when customers are hard to find, some taxis are getting a boost by advertising their Covid-19 safety with a “Vaccine” sign for any cabbie who’s had their jabs.
Many tourists coming to Thailand after learning about local dishes in restaurants or street bars look for opportunities to learn about the preparation of at least selected dishes. Thai food is renowned worldwide for its colourful and exciting recipes and ingredients.