Published: September 06, 2021
Beginning October, Koh Samui will replace the “Samui Plus Model” to promote tourism with the more liberal "sandbox" programme. Hotel bookings are expected to exceed 10,000 nights, district chief Teerapong Chuaychoo told the press on Sunday.
Published: August 14, 2021
The Phuket "sandbox" programme drew over 19,000 foreign tourists and generated over THB1 billion in revenue for the province, Thanusak Pheungdet, president of the Phuket Chamber of Commerce, said on Friday.
Published: August 12, 2021
The Phuket sandbox command centre on Wednesday pinpointed six locations in the province that are considered risky spots for tourists, while urging local authorities to improve security measures at these locations to make the sandbox programme safer.
Published: August 03, 2021
Some 9,000 tourists have reserved hotel rooms in Phuket for August, lower than the expected 25,000 to 30,000 tourists in the second month of the Phuket Sandbox programme that started on July 1, the Phuket Tourist Association said.
Published: July 27, 2021
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has revised the conditions of the Phuket "sandbox" programme on Monday, reducing mandatory stay in Phuket to seven days, while allowing tourists to spend the balance seven days on "Sealed Routes" in five other provinces.
Published: July 24, 2021
The Phuket provincial communicable disease committee will increase screening measures for visitors to the island from July 25 to August 2 to prevent Covid-19 cases from other provinces affecting the Phuket Sandbox programme that started on July 1.
Published: July 16, 2021
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is confident that the number of foreign tourists visiting Thailand in the fourth quarter of the year will increase significantly, thanks to the tourism sandbox campaigns that aim to reopen certain areas of Thailand to vaccinated tourists.