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Here's what it’s like to visit Bangkok now, without curbs amid Omicron spread

With quarantine requirements scrapped, the food, shopping and nightlife capital of Thailand, Bangkok, is ready to welcome foreign visitors back.
People hang Chinese lanterns while others light incense sticks at a shrine to mark the start of the Lunar New Year of the Tiger in Bangkok  (Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP)
People hang Chinese lanterns while others light incense sticks at a shrine to mark the start of the Lunar New Year of the Tiger in Bangkok  (Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP)
Updated on Feb 03, 2022 11:55 AM IST
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Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

After "super-spreader" event, Thailand warns of spike in Covid-19 cases

With more than 740 cases of the highly transmissible Omicron reported in Thailand, health official Opas Karnkawinpong briefed people saying “During the New Year, if you visit any place and it does not look safe, just don't go."
After detecting the first local Omicron infection last week, Thai authorities reinstated mandatory quarantine for foreign arrivals and suspended a
After detecting the first local Omicron infection last week, Thai authorities reinstated mandatory quarantine for foreign arrivals and suspended a "Test & Go" programme that allowed vaccinated travellers to avoid quarantine.(VIA REUTERS)
Published on Dec 29, 2021 03:31 PM IST
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Reuters | , Bangkok

Thailand lifts curbs for vaccinated visitors from low-risk nations Nov 1 onward

  • Currently, vaccinated tourists need to undergo at least seven days of quarantine in a hotel after their arrival in Thailand.
Thailand lifts curbs for vaccinated visitors from low-risk nations Nov 1 onward. (File photo)(@picture alliance/dpa)
Thailand lifts curbs for vaccinated visitors from low-risk nations Nov 1 onward. (File photo)(@picture alliance/dpa)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 10:11 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Avik Roy

Thailand plans to reopen Bangkok, top cities next month

  • Bangkok's reopening would be partial, however, starting with areas popular with visitors, Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Yuthasak Supasorn told Reuters, without elaborating.
Thailand plans to reopen Bangkok and other key destinations to foreign tourists next month, officials said on Thursday.(Unsplash)
Thailand plans to reopen Bangkok and other key destinations to foreign tourists next month, officials said on Thursday.(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 09, 2021 09:19 PM IST
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Asian tourism sees rise in glamping and staycations in second Covid-19 year

With international travel heavily restricted, foreign tourists can't enter many countries and locals can't get out. In the metropolis of Hong Kong, glamping and staycations have replaced trips abroad for at least some of its 7.4 million residents.
A young couple with their dog spend their time outside an Indiana-style tent at We Camp, a glamping site located in Yuen Long, Hong Kong The difficulty of travelling abroad has made glamping, or glamourous camping, popular in Hong Kong.(AP Photo/Matthew Cheng)
A young couple with their dog spend their time outside an Indiana-style tent at We Camp, a glamping site located in Yuen Long, Hong Kong The difficulty of travelling abroad has made glamping, or glamourous camping, popular in Hong Kong.(AP Photo/Matthew Cheng)
Updated on Aug 28, 2021 12:37 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Hong Kong
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