Thailand eases entry rules for tourists, scraps mask policy


BANGKOK—Thailand has suspended its much-criticized pre-registration process for foreign tourists and no longer needs face masks to be worn in public in response to the slow down of Covid-19 spread.

Tourism Minister Pipat Ratchakitprakan informed reporters that the “Thailand Pass” system, which requires foreign travellers to obtain prior authorisation from Thai officials, will be discontinued on July 1, erasing one of the country’s last remaining travel restrictions.

The coronavirus task force on Friday also said the use of face masks would from next month be voluntary, but advised people to wear them if in crowded settings or if suffering from health conditions.

Source: Reuters

Must Read

You might be interested in...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here