The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to reiterate the following recommendations for travellers amid the country’s strict system of monitoring and containment of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Thailand has declared COVID-19 a dangerous contagious disease: what it means to tourists?
The NCDC has made such decision to allow health authorities to effectively prevent and control the disease. In the event of an urgent necessity, it has the authority to close various locations and order patients or suspected patients to temporarily cease working.
What does this mean to tourists?
All tourism and travel activities are continuing as per usual with stringent health surveillance systems and stepped up hygiene measures in place.
What measures are in place for tourists?
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is continuing to implement strict surveillance at all points of entry including ground, sea and air. The Ministry is constantly following the situation and is adjusting the criteria for surveillance regularly to ensure maximum effectiveness in disease control.
All tourism-related businesses, both in the Thai public and private sectors across the Kingdom, have stepped up hygiene measures and are working together to combat the crisis.
Here’s what travellers need to know when planning a trip to Thailand.