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Phuket to reopen conditionally to visitors on Monday

 

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Promthep Cape, Phuket, Thailand / Photo by Sumit Chinchane on Unsplash


Thailand’s popular resort island of Phuket will reopen to outsiders on Monday, to coincide with the third phase of the easing of lockdown restrictions.

 

Phuket Governor Pakkapong Thaweepat said that the his administration has sought approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand to reopen Phuket International Airport to domestic flights, and will resume maritime services at 24 of the island’s piers, beginning Monday.

 

Sarasin Bridge, the land gateway to Phuket Island at Tha Chatchai, will also be reopened for access to and from the island.

 

Full story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/phuket-to-reopen-conditionally-to-visitors-on-monday/

 

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-- © Copyright Thai PBS 2020-05-31
 

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That's good news. Hoping the airport will be open for International flights by July.

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And no mention about the beaches. Open? Or did I miss that?

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Here it says the bridge stays closed... so <deleted> is true now ?

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3 hours ago, marvin1950 said:

Will hotels now be opened?

 

Only is they can snag paying guests. All allowed open now.

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Phuket lockdown relaxed: island road, sea borders open

By The Phuket News

 

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Phuket Governor Phakaphong Tavipatana at an event today (May 31) congratulating all the officials and medical staff for their efforts in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Photo: PR Phuket

 

PHUKET: The Phuket Governor has issued an order relaxing the entry and exit of people arriving on and leaving the island, effective from midnight tonight.

 

The order, dated and signed by Governor Phakaphong Tavipatana today, is effective from June 1 onwards, “unless otherwise ordered”.

 

The order was publicly posted by the Phuket office of the public Relations Department at 9:12pm (May 31).

 

Full story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-lockdown-relaxed-island-road-sea-borders-open-76248.php

 

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-- © Copyright Phuket News 2020-06-01
 

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23 hours ago, marvin1950 said:

Will hotels now be opened?

Yes can open from today

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Can open, but where are the customers. Many (most) will not open for months, if ever.

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A pal of mine has suggested that the island of Phuket should be twinned with the Italian island of Poveglia. I can’t understand why

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