General Tourism Information

TAT Newsroom: 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.

Natural Disaster Updates

Updates regarding the flooding in Thailand (issued on 14 October, 2017)

General Tips & Advice

Jellyfish warning for travellers swimming in Thailand

Diving and Snorkelling in Thailand, Made Easy

Buying gems and jewellery in Thailand – top tips

Help Save Wildlife

Thailand continuing efforts to end illegal ivory trade

No Photos Please campaign to combat wildlife trafficking

General Tourism Measures & Regulations

Marine safety measures and regulations in Thailand

Electronic cigarettes are illegal in Thailand

Thailand tightens traffic rules and regulations at major tourist destinations

Thailand campaigns for no smoking

Thailand establishes one-stop-service courts to handle tourist cases

Thai Government launches 1111 hotline to receive complaints from foreigners

Visa and immigration updates

Thailand to introduce new immigration form in October 2017

Being prepared means having the funds to cover your stay

Medical visitors from CLMV nations and China allowed 90-day visas

Thailand to reinforce re-entry ban on overstay foreign visitors

Thailand introduces new multiple entry tourist visa

Thailand launches visa on arrival application online