In the pilot phase, new designated areas in Krabi – Khlong Muang and Thap Khaek will also open its doors for travellers while going forward from the first phase, the reopening will be extended to 10 other tourism driven destinations including all areas of Bangkok, Krabi and Phang-Nga, and designated areas in Buri Ram (Mueang), Chiang Mai (Mueang, Mae Rim, Mae Taeng, and Doi Tao), Chon Buri (Pattaya, Bang Lamung, Na Jomtien, and Sattahip), Loei (Chiang Khan), Phetchaburi (Cha-Am), Prachuap Khiri Khan (Hua Hin), and Ranong (Ko Phayam).
The second phase beginning from December 1 will see famous art & culture and border destinations welcoming tourists in 20 more provinces. These include Ayutthaya, Chiang Rai, Khon Kaen, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Nong Khai, Pathum Thani, Phatthalung, Phetchabun, Phrae, Rayong, Samut Prakan, Songkhla, Sukhothai, Trang, Trat, and Yala.
In the third and penultimate phase starting from January 1, 2022, onwards, 13 border provinces will be reopened which includes destinations such as Bueng Kan, Chanthaburi, Kanchanaburi, Mukdahan, Nakhon Phanom, Nan, Ratchaburi, Sa Kaeo, Satun, Surin, Tak, Ubon Ratchathani, and Udon Thani.
In the current arrangement, foreign tourists can continue to visit the four pilot beach resort destinations under the existing conditions, as per information shared by TAT. The CCSA has asked all concerned government agencies to prepare for the phased reopening.