Published: March 09, 2021
The Songkran holiday will be extended to six days this year, after the Cabinet on Tuesday approved a special holiday on April 12. The Songkran festival break will now run from April 10 to April 15 (Saturday-Thursday).
Published: December 09, 2020
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.
Published: November 17, 2020
The Royal Gazette website on Monday (November 16) published a Transport Ministery regulation that exempts toll fee for motorway routes 7 and 9 during long weekends in November and December to facilitate increased use by motorists.
Published: September 15, 2020
Government employees have been handed an additional two days of subsidised travel under the "We travel together" tourism stimulus scheme. The measure was proposed by the Tourism and Sports Ministry and approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday.
Published: August 13, 2020
At its meeting on Thursday (August 13), the Cabinet unanimously voted to mark Friday September 4 and Monday September 7 as public holidays to compensate for this year’s Songkran holidays that were cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Published: August 04, 2020
Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Tuesday (August 4) that there will be no Songkran compensation holiday this month because the government needs to consider the option of granting a public holiday from several aspects.