Thailand moves to opening again to international travelers

Following Thailand’s move to reduce the mandatory quarantine period for foreign travllers , things in the kingdom are moving along, including the first batch of visitors availing themselves of the shorter quarantine scheme, vaccinations for tourism industry workers, and the government’s approval of a roadmap for reopening.

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand, shorter quarantines for 11 groups of people currently permitted to enter Thailand were approved by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration at the end of last month, and details published in a Royal Gazette.

A seven-day quarantine has also been approved for travelers from non-high-risk countries, defined as those free of Covid-19 variants or mutations, who have been fully inoculated with vaccines approved by the WHO or the Food and Drug Administration, or authorised by the Thai Public Health Ministry, at least 14 days prior to departure.