“Krabi We Care” project launched to strengthen Coronavirus prevention
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Bangkok, 14 February, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to reiterate that Thailand’s public and private sectors nationwide have been implementing strict health surveillance and preventive measures as part of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) prevention.
“Krabi We Care” is the latest initiative under the COVID-19 preventive effort launched by Krabi’s public and private sectors to assure local and international visitors that Thailand is open for tourism and travel activities as usual.
The project is aimed at providing recommendations on the COVID-19 prevention and promoting strict hygiene measures, both for the general public and operators of tourism-related establishments and services. It reiterated the importance for Krabi’s public and private sectors to be good hosts while exercising the utmost efforts to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection.
Krabi We Care project launched to strengthen Coronavirus prevention
Krabi’s tourism activities are set to take place as usual, including the “Krabi RT – We Are Krabi” website project under the “Krabi Premium” marketing concept launched last year. The Krabi RT itself aims to promote responsible tourism while encouraging the exchange of ideas between the locals, tourists and tourism operators on how to promote the concept both locally and to domestic and international tourists.
Other notable events of Krabi will take place as scheduled, including Krabi Naga Fest 2020, from 28 February – 1 March, and Krabi Half Marathon 2020 on 10 May.
Bangkok, 27 April, 2020, at 12.00 Hrs. – Surat Thani Airport has announced flight resumptions of Nok Air, Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Air during 1-30 May, 2020.
Nok Air and Thai AirAsia will operate daily flights while Thai Lion Air will operate one flight a week.
Bangkok, 26 April, 2020, at 13.30 Hrs. – The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) recently had a meeting with representatives from 20 airlines to discuss anti-disease transmission guidelines and rules as Thailand-based airlines look to resume domestic flights on 1 May.
The Thai cabinet yesterday, 21 April, 2020, approved the extension to the current visa relief measures, to cover a new period from 1 May – 31 July, 2020. However, the new dates will not be official until the extension has been published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette.
Bangkok, 15 April, 2020, at 09.00 Hrs. – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further update that Thailand’s ban on all incoming passenger flights has been extended for the second time
On behalf of all of us at the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), we would like to extend our best wishes to the Thai people and everyone around the Kingdom of Thailand, as they celebrate Songkran and welcome in the Thai New Year on 13 April, 2020.
Sponsored by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the International Balloon Festival at Hat Yai 2019 will see the skies above Songkhla’s provincial capital bursting with larger-than-life characters and colour.
Taking place from 10-12 May at Jiranakorn Stadium in Hat Yai, the three-day festival of inflatable fun will feature 15 spectacular hot air balloons from Thailand and abroad, including the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, USA, Brazil, Japan and Vietnam.
In the daily program, there are morning activities from 06.00 – 08.00 Hrs. and evening activities from 17.00-22:00 Hrs. The morning activities include balloon flights, balloon tethering and walk-in balloon opportunities to get up close with the balloons and their pilots. The evening activities include the dazzling Balloon Night Glow performance with light and sound effects and international balloon display, as well as the balloon tethering and walk-in balloon attractions.
International Balloon Festival at Hat Yai 2019
As always, this year’s edition of the International Balloon Festival @ Hat Yai promises heaps of fun. And for those who are visiting Hat Yai for the event, it’s an opportunity to take in some of the local attractions. These include the Hat Yai floating market, Magic Eye 3D Museum, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Natural History Museum and Phra Maha Chedi Tripob Trimongkol.