The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to advise that as of today international travellers to Thailand will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination or ATK test results, and a longer length of stay will be on offer, signalling the completion of the kingdom’s full reopening to international tourism.
Effective from today through until 31 March, 2023, the period of stay in Thailand will be extended to 45 days (from 30 days) for tourists from countries/territories entitled for visa exemption, and to 30 days (from 15 days) for those eligible for a Visa on Arrival (VOA).

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Media Release
With a lot of more buzz on this year’s show floor and programme, delegates can look forward to a compelling IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022. Aside from business and knowledge components, this year’s programme features a wide array of sponsorbacked engagements such as the opening ceremony and welcome reception, brand engagements, entertaining in-booth activities, and lucky draws. The show is delighted to welcome 312 in-person and remote Exhibitors from 132 exhibiting companies and organisations from 23 countries/territories along with 387 in-person and remote MICE, Association and Corporate Buyers from 56 countries/territories. As the tourism industry gears towards recovery, Exhibitors from Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong SAR, Japan and South Korea helms the largest exhibiting pavilions to showcase what they have to offer.

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IT&CM Asia + CTW 2022

Outrigger announced two leadership appointments in its Hawaii Vacation Condos division — CARLY CLEMENT as Vice President Operations – Hawaii Vacation Condos and CYNDE VANNATTA as General Manager of Royal Sea Cliff by Outrigger. CLEMENT will lead the strategic vision and effective operations of Outrigger’s Hawaii Vacations Condominium division with a focus on excellence in guest satisfaction, high-product quality and service standards, facilities maintenance and excellence in safety and security practices.

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Local Knowledge Leaders Attracting International Conferences
Bangkok was ranked in the top position in Asia-Pacific for its ability to leverage its knowledge leaders in international associations to attract international conventions, according to GainingEdge.
GainingEdge, a consulting firm in international conferences, released its latest report on “Leveraging Intellectual Capital”. The report shows that Bangkok has local knowledge leaders assuming positions in the boards of 194 international associations and they can attract 123 international conferences of the associations to their city.

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MITM Panama Summit – Meetings and Culture Travel Market – returns to Panama City from the 18th to the 21st of October at the emblematic Hotel Las Américas Golden Tower. MITM Panama Summit is geared towards international, high-standing MICE y Cultural Tourism, and to that purpose, will reunite a select group of directors and executives with purchasing power specializing in: incentives, events & congresses, international associations, corporate companies, tour operators, and luxury agencies.

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TCEB and Phuket Welcome Enquiry Mission Members from World Expo’s Governing Body to Assess Phuket’s Candidacy for Expo 2028
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), in partnership with Phuket City and Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health, welcomed nine Enquiry Mission Members from Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body of World Expos, as guests of the Thai Government on their inspection trip to Bangkok and Phuket to evaluate the Phuket’s candidacy to host Expo 2028 Phuket Thailand.

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