Thailand Tourism Updates 10 MAY

Thailand Tourism Updates 10 MAY

Below are the Main Highlights of Thailand Tourism Updates in the week of the 10th of May.

General Tourism Updates

On the 8th of May, Thailand Tourism and Sports Minister has decided to delay the Implementation of the New 300 THB International Tourist Tax to January 2022.

Read more: Pattaya Mail

on 7 May, Phuket has added 4 Other Provinces to its Red Zone: Krabi, Ranong, Trang, and Phattalung. This makes the Total of 25 red Zones Provinces according to Phuket. People Traveling from these red Zones must Present either a Negative COVID 19 Test within 72 hours before arriving the Island, or proving that they are fully vaccinated.

Read More: The Phuket News

7 May: Schools, Entertainment venuers and Public Parks in Bangkok to remain Closed an additional Week until the 17th of May. However, Shopping malls are still Operating but until 9 PM.

Read more: Bangkok Post

5 May: Phi Phi National Park has Closed for 13 days Starting from the 5th of May In order to control the Spread of The COVID 19 Third Wave in Thailand.

Read more: Phuket News

Phi Phi Island to Close temporary

Bangkok Airways has temporary Suspended its Domestic Flights from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Phuket and Lampang from the 4th of May until the 14th of May.

Read more: Corporate Travel Community

Bangkok Airways News

Vaccination Updates

Vaccination Progress in Thailand:

As of the 6th of May, 22% Of Phuket Population have already been Vaccinated against COVID 19, While only 1% Of Bangkok Residents have been Vaccinated.

Read more: The Thaiger

Below is The Table Comparing The Progress of Vaccination Rollout of Phuket Island compared with the Maldives and Seychelles (Similar Destinations):

Phuket Vaccination Rollout Progress

Total of 4,222,511 Thais have been arealdy Fully vaccinated, And 1,150,564 have recieved their first Vaccination Dose as of the 5th of May 2021.

Read more: Bangkok Post

Vaccine News Highlights:

8 MAY: Pfizer has finally committed to 10 to 20 Million doses of COVID 19 Vaccine to Thailand. These doses will be Secured and reserved for Children Aged between 12 and 18 years Old.

Read more: Pattaya Mail

8 MAY: Thailand Public Health Minister has announced over a National Communicable Disease committee meeting that the Chinese Sinovac Vaccine will be given to Elderly aged above 60 years old.

Read more: Pattaya Mail

7 MAY: CCSA (Center for COVID 19 Situation administration has confirmed that foreigners are included in the vaccination drive’s Plan. And some foreigners have already received their first Dose in the Inoculation’s first phase

Read more: Pattaya Mail

Thailand COVID 19 Vaccine Updates
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