Thailand Visa on Arrival Rules

Change in Visa on Arrival Rules in Thailand 


Starting from 27 September 2016, Thailand, by the order of Ministry of Interior No. 30 B.E. 2559 (2016) dated 1 July B.E. 2559 (2016), will increase its VoA fee from 1,000 to 2,000 THB. Tourists from Andorra, Bulgaria, Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan are entitled to apply for VoA at 42 designated


Thailand celebrates 1,000,000 arrivals

Thai Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul visited Mumbai to announce 2015’s astounding tourist figures and celebrate with local travel agents, wedding planners, Bollywood stakeholders and corporates

As Thailand’s sixth largest market globally in 2015, India obviously a place of importance to Thailand tourism stakeholders. Additionally, India has displayed a steady tourist flow and promising year-on-year increase in arrivals over the last two decades.

Loi Krathong Festival

Loi Krathong Festival Celebration in New Delhi 

It was a splendid evening in an Hotel in the capital city of India on Wednesday evening as several floating candles lit up their water bodies and the lawns. Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi organized the famous Thai festival of Loi Krathong ( known as Festival of Lights ) in New Delhi on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the Raddisson Blu Hotel, New Delhi.


Now is the time to travel to Thailand!

Thailand to promote off-season with prizes and discounts for travellers

  • Every millionth entrant to Thailand wins a 5-night holiday to Thailand
  • 2,000,000 budget for the campaign, excluding promotional costs
  • At least 10 prizes to be won
  • 2 prizes a month on an average
  • Amazing Thailand Grand Sale discounts can also be availed till 15 August

In order to draw travellers to Thailand during the comparatively less busy months from May to September, the Tourism Authority of Thailand has introduced a campaign called the Green Season Tourism Marketing Promotion Programme.


Erawan Waterfall-Kanchanaburi – Thailand waterfalls are ever more breathtaking during the monsoon. Photo Credit TAT Mumbai


Thailand, new wedding destination for Indians

Wedding Planners to weave new dreams after sampling new destinations in Thailand

Thailand remains the top destination wedding destination for Indians with nearly 200 Indian couples choosing to tie the knot in the Land of Smiles during 2014.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s offices in Mumbai and Delhi have collaborated to cement Thailand’s position in this segment and also to drive demand among the segment’s stakeholders. The first link in the chain, of course, are wedding planners given that they are in a strong position to recommend destinations to to-be-weds considering a destination wedding.