Ministry of Health advises a work from home policy in Thailand to prevent a COVID-19 upsurge after the Songkran Festival

COVID-19 cases are expected to surge after the countrywide celebrations for Songkran. For the first time since the pandemic, people were allowed to sprinkle water (in the traditional way) out in the streets. The government had also loosened travel restrictions for the biggest event and tourist attraction of the year. However, as festivities drew to …

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Thailand’s Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension and the updated Sandbox program

As of January 11, 2022, visitors planning a trip to Thailand can now travel to another approved destination in Southern Thailand via the extended Sandbox program. Previously, visitors could only do so via the “Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension” program. However, Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has relaxed entry measures for international arrivals. So …

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A guide to Phuket’s Sandbox scheme: All you need to know

As of July 1st, 2021, Phuket began welcoming back (without the need to quarantine) tourists and expats that have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The milestone came after months of preparation, from introducing effective health measures and vaccinating the local population to ensuring a robust system to seamlessly guide visitors from immigration from Phuket International Airport …

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