One of the top tourist destinations, Phuket in Thailand will be reopening to vaccinated tourists however, Indian travelers would still not be allowed to visit.
As per the message from Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) governor, Yuthasak Supasorn, he said, “We are delighted with the announcement of Phuket’s opening as it will ensure the start of travel to our amazing country. Thailand is taking utmost precautions and strictly following SOPs to ensure the safety of tourists. However, in the best interest of all, Thailand will open up in a phased manner for different countries. Given the situation in India is improving, we sincerely hope India will be on the consideration list soon. Therefore we request you to please await further announcement in this regard. Thailand is anxiously looking forward to welcoming Indian visitors soon.”
As per the reports, the Center for Economic Situation Administration headed by the Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayuth Chan-o-cha approved the island of Phuket to open for international tourists who have taken both the doses of vaccine and have tested negative for Coronavirus upon arrival and the plan of action has been submitted to the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
As per the plan, International tourists who visit Phuket for at least 7 nights before traveling elsewhere will not be required to undergo Quarantine and the plan will be effective from July 01, 2021, onwards. This plan is aimed to boost the economy of the country and also pave a way for reopening other tourist destinations in Thailand.