This news was first reported on bbc.com.
- Thai PM Prayuth Chan-Ocha said that Thailand planned to end Covid quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers from at least 10 low-risk nations from 1 November, officials say.
- The 10 nations seen as low risk include the UK, China, Germany, Singapore, and the US.
- Travelers must present a negative COVID test and test once again upon arrival. If both are negative, they can travel freely like any locals.
- It is estimated that Thailand - popular for its sandy beaches and non-stop nightlife - lost about $50bn (£37bn) in tourism revenue in 2020.
- The economy suffered its deepest contraction in more than two decades as a result of the pandemic.
Thailand is categorized under Category 4 under SafeTravel, which means you are required to stay 10 days of Stay-Home Notice after you have visited the Land of Smiles.