Omicron – Thailand cancels inbound quarantine-free Travel – In a huge blow to ASEAN’s second largest economy, omicron variant concerns – the highly infectious COVID-19 variant – leads Thai Government on decision which dims tourism recovery hopes.
Tourism is one of Thailand’s biggest industries, with nearly 40 million visitors in 2019. Thailand Pass was one of the southeast Asian country’s significant moves toward reopening to travel – Under the conditions of the Thailand Pass, fully vaccinated people hoping to visit from a low-risk country could apply to bypass quarantine on arrival.
Travelers who have already been approved and applied earlier, won’t be affected by the new regulations.
If they haven’t yet entered Thailand, they will now be required to take two PCR tests after arriving, one of which will be at a government facility.
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