Thailand Tourism Updates August 2021

Thailand Tourism Updates August 2021

Below Are the Main Thailand Tourism Updates and highlights for the First week in August 2021.

Top Nationalities For Phuket Sandbox

From 1st until the 31st of July 2021, below are the top 10 nationalities who have arrived to Phuket under the Phuket Sandbox Model:

  1. United States: 1,898 Arrivals
  2. Thai Nationals: 1,853 Arrivals
  3. The United Kingdom (UK): 1,654 Arrivals
  4. Israel 1,580 Arrivals
  5. German 889 Arrivals
  6. France 888 Arrivals
  7. UAE 606 Arrivals
  8. Swiss 326 Arrivals,
  9. Dutch 255 Arrivals
  10. Australians 244 Arrivals

Read More: Thai News Reports

Top 10 Nationalities for Phuket Sandbox

Phuket Sandbox Will keep Going On

Thailand’s Prime Minister Mr. Prayut Chan-o-cha , has confirmed that the Phuket Sandbox Model will keep going on, and that it has already Generated Total of 749 Million Thai Baht revenue as of  the end of July 2021.

Read More: Bangkok Post

Phuket Sandbox Extension to Go on from Mid of August

The tourism Authority of Thailand has announced that Krabi and Phangnga Should reopen by Mid of August and that the Phuket Sandbox Extension Model Will be Applied by that Time. The Model Will allow Phuket Sandboxers to be able to move to one of these Provinces’ Sealed Route (Surat Thani, Krabi, and Phangnga), after Staying only for 7 Nights in SHA Plus Hotel in Phuket instead of the currently applied 14 Nights.

Phuket Sandbox Extension

Read More: TAT News

The TAT is expecting 1 Million International Arrivals in 2021, and at Least 10 Million in 2022

The TAT is expecting that Thailand will receive a Total of 1 Million international Arrivals in 2021, and Expecting 50 – 60 Million Domestic Trips. Total Tourism Revenue in 2021 may Drop to 625 Billion Thai Baht.

Read More: Bangkok Post

Lockdown Measures have been Extended in Thailand

It has been Announced that the Lockdown Measures in the Dark Red Zones in Thailand will remain for 2 Additional Weeks, and another 16 Provinces have also been clarified as Dark Red Zones. The Total of the red Zones in Thailand became 28 Provinces in addition to Bangkok, Representing around 40% of the Total Population. Curfew from 9:00 PM till 4:00 AM will be applied.

Read more: Bangkok Post

Thailand Tourism Updates August 2021
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