Thailand re-opens: minimal quarantine for vaccinated vacationers from 63 countries

From right now, vaccinated tourists from sixty three countries can enter Thailand (by air only) with minimal quarantine necessities. Fully inoculated tourists from accredited countries only need to wait in their hotel room for the result of their PCR take a look at and are then free to go the place they like. The move has been welcomed by a tourism sector crushed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Thai authorities initially launched an inventory of 46 nations from the place vaccinated tourists may enter the dominion, but then added one other 17 countries to the record. The new additions are India, Taiwan, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines, Croatia, Indonesia, Kuwait, the Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, Romania, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and Luxembourg.
Unsung that vaccinated vacationers from countries not on the list are nonetheless welcome, but will want to enter by way of one of many sandbox programmes currently being run in 17 provinces. Under the sandbox scheme, vaccinated tourists must stay at their first destination for 7 days and check unfavorable for Covid-19, earlier than being allowed to journey around the country. In the case of unvaccinated arrivals, including these not totally vaccinated, 10-day lodge quarantine remains to be a compulsory requirement.
Yuthasak Supasorn from the Tourism Authority of Thailand says the re-opening announcement has prompted a welcome increase in resort bookings from the sixty three accredited nations.
“I’m confident the re-opening will significantly benefit the country, especially in the tourism excessive season that usually lasts into early subsequent year. TAT is now anticipating over 1 million vacationers to return in the next 6 months, or about 300,000 per month.”

Meanwhile, restaurants within the so-called “blue zones” of Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket, and Phang Nga at the moment are permitted to serve alcohol. In Bangkok, only eating places with the SHA accreditation can serve alcohol. Bars and nightlife venues throughout the nation remain shut.
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