The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announced that the Phuket Sandbox program received the green light from the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to be upgraded as the “Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension,” providing fully vaccinated international travelers with more
Launched on 1 July 2021, until 31 July the Phuket Sandbox program received 14,055 foreign tourists, generating THB 829 million in revenue for the local economy. Thus informed the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). The largest source market was the U.S.
While the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) informed both the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus programs are going ahead as usual, Krabi and Phang Nga plan to reopen to fully vaccinated international tourists within August. Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, Spokesperson of the
Phuket’s newest round of COVID-19 control measures includes upgraded screening measures for domestic travel into the island, as well as tightened rules for business and activities. However, international arrivals under the “Phuket Sandbox” program can still enter and exit Phuket