Updates regarding temporary closure of businesses and attractions on 26 October

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Issued on 11 October, 2017

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the following updates as the entire nation prepares to pay a final tribute to the beloved late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the Royal Cremation Ceremony Day, on 26 October.

Temporary closure of businesses and attractions:

  • All banks will be closed on 26 October.
  • The Thai Red Cross Society will be closed on 26 October.
  • The Stock Exchange of Thailand will be closed on 26 October.
  • Thailand Post will be closed on 26 October.
  • Thai Film Archive will be closed on 26 October.
  • All Tesco Lotus outlets nationwide will be closed for half a day, from 14.00 Hrs. on 26 October.
  • All Major Cineplex Group’s cinemas nationwide will be closed on 26 October.
  • All 7-Eleven convenience stores will close from 14.30 Hrs. to midnight (24.00 Hrs.) on 26 October.
  • All True Shop stores, except its airport branches, will also close from 14.30 Hrs. on 26 October.
  • All wholesaler Makro outlets will be closed from 15.00 Hrs. on 26 October.
  • All Big C outlets will close from 15.00 Hrs. on 26 October. The 24-hour Mini Big C outlets will close from 15.00 – 24.00 Hrs.
  • All Central Plaza and Central Festival as well as The Mall shopping malls will be closed on 26 October. CentralWorld and Central Plaza Rama II will open as usual.
  • Isetan Bangkok shopping mall will be closed on 26 October.
  • Bangkok Art and Culture Centre will be closed on 26 October.
  • Siam Niramit in Bangkok and Phuket will be closed on 26 October.
  • Dream World, Safari World, Siam Park and Dinosaur Planet in Bangkok will be closed on 26 October.
  • In Chonburi, Burapha University’s Eastern Center of Art and Culture; Alcazar Carbaret, Tiffany’s and KAAN Shows; Tuxedo Illusion Hall; Space Inspirium; Flight of the Gibbon; and Lazgam will be closed on 26 October.
  • (Updated on 21 October, 2017): The following businesses and attractions will also be closed temporarily:
    • Palio Khao Yai, to close from 14.00 Hrs.;
    • Madame Tussauds Museum Bangkokm will close early with the last entry at Last entry at 16.00;
    • Vana Nava Hua Hin waterpark will close from 24 to 26 October;
    • Jim Thompson outlets will close on 26 October, except its retail stores in Suvarnabhumi Airport and at King Power Downtown Complexes in Bangkok and Phuket.

The above businesses and attractions will reopen on 27 October.

  • Useful contacts:
    • Bangkok EMS Tel. 1646, or Hospital Crisis Prevention Centre Tel. +66 (0) 2622 9265
    • Bangkok Hotline Tel. 1555, or Tel. +66 (0) 2225 7612-4 for elderly and the disabled
    • Bangkok Mass Transit Authority Tel. 1348
    • Public & Government Service Tel. 1899, or contract 02-226-6801
    • Tourist Police Bureau, Tell 1155
    • Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Contact Centre 1672

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  1. […] Updates regarding temporary closure of businesses and attractions on 26 October The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the following updates as the entire nation prepares to pay a final tribute to the beloved late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the Royal Cremation Ceremony Day, on 26 October. — TAT News […]

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