TRAVEL & TOURISM
Bangkok Airways launches “Chevit Deedee with Bin Dee Yu Dee” package
Bangkok Airways launched a Premium Package “Cheevitdeedee with Bin Dee Yu Dee”
for popular destination as Udonthani, Krabi, Koh Phi Phi, Railey, Koh Lanta,
Phuket, Khaolak. Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Vientiane and
Maldives which includes air ticket and a 3 days 2 nights accommodation.
Travelers may start booking and travel from today until 31st October, 2015
Domestic destination will receive a free One-day tour for Udonthani-Vientiane
starting from 8,600 baht, Krabi from 9,300 baht, Railey starting from 10,900
baht, Koh Lanta starting 11,300 baht, Koh Phi Phi starting from 11,300 baht,
Phuket starting from 10,000 baht, Khaolak starting from 11,200 baht, Koh Chang
starting from 10,700 baht, Koh Kood starting from 11,600 baht, Koh Samui from
11,200 baht and Koh Phangan starting from 12,800 baht
International destination will include a 3 days 2 night trip, package price for
Luang Prabang starting from 13,200 baht and Maldives starting from 37,400 baht,
which this price includes a round trip air ticket, airport tax, fuel tax, one
day tour ( some destinations ), 2 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast
and airport transfer.
However, this price is special for 2 travelers or more. For more information
please visit www.bangkokair.com/packages or contact our authorized agents for
reservation; CNX P&P Travel call. 053-272-545–7 053-234-488 Kamon Tour&Travel
call. 053-418-960–2 Win Travel and Tour call. 053-270-093 Manit Travel Chiangmai
call. 053-251-825–7 Mingfah Holiday call. 053-275-363 Pacific World Chiangmai
call. 053-233-358 Quality Express Chiangmai call. 053-288-555 Runvel Tour call.
053-001-448, 053-230-479 Roonganan tour call. 053-261-146 TCH Tours call.
053-271-940 Ruby Travel call. 053-115-912, 053-271-891, 053-288-962, Standard
Tour call. 053-818-600, Thaismooth Travel call. 053-252-050, Travex Chiangmai
call. 053-404-671-5, Jaturaporn Tour call. 053-424-060
No more MERS in Thailand according to the Ministry of Public Health
The Ministry of Public Health
is utilizing infrared scanners for incoming visitors, other airports are
checking arrivals from at-risk countries.
Swift action taken by the Thai health authorities has
restricted the number of confirmed cases of MERS to a single individual,
with no more cases being reported as of 22 June, 2015. Meanwhile, all
visitor arrivals are flowing normally via all international gateways and the
travel and tourism industry remains in full operation.
According to the Ministry of Public Health, the first case of MERS-CoV
infection was confirmed on 18 June, 2015, a 75-year-old patient from Oman.
He was quickly moved from Bumrungrad Hospital to a quarantine room at the
Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute. All those who had come into
contact with the patient, including his relatives and hospital personnel,
were also immediately checked and cleared.
As of June 22, 2015, the patient is reported to have been only “mildly
affected” and recovering. The Ministry has assured the Thai public and
visitors that full-scale surveillance and response systems have been put in
place for rapid detection and effective management of MERS, with good
coordination between the public and private sectors.
The screen of thermal imaging cameras to screen the body temperatures of all
incoming passengers at Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Health authorities are also on full alert at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The
Airports of Thailand has announced that, in close cooperation with the
Department of Disease Control, thermal imaging cameras have been put in
place to screen the body temperatures of all incoming passengers.
In addition, airport executives are working with Immigration Division 2, the
Customs Bureau and the Airline Operators Committee (AOC) on common
guidelines and preventive measures. Airport medical teams are on standby and
protective gear including surgical masks have been made available.
A health advisory has been put in place at various spots of the airports
including check-in counter areas, carousels and departure concourses, while
antiseptic gels are also provided at boarding gates. Pamphlets containing
preventive measures are also distributed onboard flights coming from
The World Health Organisation has not issued any travel restrictions for
travel to and from any countries but advised travellers to be vigilant, and
take normal hygienic precautions; such as, regular hand-washing and
consuming well-cooked food.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has acted to coordinate the flow of
information with the public health authorities and onward dissemination to
all its overseas offices, travel trade and media contacts worldwide. The
Thai private sector is doing the same. TAT Acting Governor, Mrs. Juthaporn
Rerngronasa said, “We would like to applaud the swift response action taken
by the health authorities to nip the spread of the MERS virus.” (TAT).