General Tourism Information

The TAT Newsroom is committed to supporting the international media by providing the latest press releases and updates from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), events and festivals, other Thai travel news as well as compelling Thailand travel features and videos.

In addition, we’re providing general tourism information and some useful tips for visitors to the kingdom.

1. Before You Arrive

1.1 Travel Advisories

Currently, there is no update.

1.2 Planning Your Visit

1.2.1 Everything You Need To Know About Thailand’s New Immigration Form

1.2.2 Being Prepared Means Having The Funds To Cover Your Stay

1.2.3 Medical Visitors From China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar And Vietnam Can Now Access 90-Day Visas

1.2.4 Are You Eligible for a Multiple Entry Tourist Visa? Read On To Find Out

1.2.5 Are You Eligible To Apply Online for a Visa on Arrival? Read On To Find Out

1.2.6 What you need to know about Thailand’s new Excise Tax law

1.2.7 Planning to bring your drones on holiday to Thailand? Read On To Find Out the Registration Process

2. While You’re Here

2.1 Make Time for These Amazing Activities

2.1.1 Top Tips for Diving and Snorkelling in Thailand
2.1.2 Top Tips for Buying Gems and Jewellery in Thailand

2.2 Ensuring You Have a Pleasant Stay 

2.2.1 Heading to the Beach? Here’s How to Protect Yourself from Jellyfish

2.2.2 Staying Safe By the Sea – Regulations That Can Help

2.2.3 Enjoying the beauty of Thailand: A handy guide for women travellers

2.2.4 Laws Against Smoking In Thailand: What You Need To Know

2.2.5 Thailand Tightens Traffic Rules and Regulations at Major Tourist Destinations

2.2.6 Thailand Establishes One-Stop-Service Courts to Handle Tourist Cases

2.2.7 Thai Government Launches 1111 Hotline to Receive Complaints From International Visitors

2.2.8 If Your Visa Expires  and You Stay in Thailand, You Could Face a Re-Entry Ban

2.3 Play a Part of Thailand’s Sustainable Tourism Journey

2.3.1 Thailand Continuing Efforts to End Illegal Ivory Trade

2.3.2 ‘No Photos Please’ Campaign to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

*Featured image from TAT’s official Facebook Page: TAT Photograph Section