According to the results of November and the first half of December, Russia is in third place among the 10 leading countries in terms of tourist flow to Thailand, Marathi Nalita Andamo, head of the information analysis and news department of the Thai Foreign Ministry’s information department, said at a briefing at the Government House in Bangkok on Wednesday.
“In the first two weeks of December, from the 1st to the 14th, 103,263 international travelers entered Thailand, 88,985 people under the Test & Go program, 11,542 people under the tourist sandbox program, and 2,736 who went through quarantine upon arrival,” she said. , noting that in the first two weeks of December, more holidaymakers arrived in the country than in the whole of November.
They come mainly from 10 countries. “Germany is in first place, Great Britain is in second, Russia is in third, then the United Arab Emirates, the United States, France, Sweden, Israel, South Korea and the Netherlands,” the Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
According to her, since November 1, 2021, the first day of using the Thailand Pass application, through which an entry permit is issued, 544,487 applications from all over the world have been processed.
The authorities say that no new restrictions are planned to be introduced in the period from mid-December, during and in the first period after the New Year celebrations. And this is despite the spread of the new omicron-strain in the world. However, officials will regularly assess the epidemiological situation and correct decisions.