Bangkok, 25 March, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to inform international and domestic tourists that all national parks and forest parks in Thailand are closed to visitors from today, 25 March until further notice.
There are currently 133 national parks in Thailand with Khao Yai National Park being the country’s first (established 1962) and Doi Chong National Park being the 133rd.
The temporary closure of the national parks and forest parks in Thailand is part of the nationwide efforts to limit the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
TAT is constantly providing updates on the tourism-related COVID-19 situation in Thailand at the TAT Newsroom (https://www.tatnews.org/). Travellers can also keep up-to-date with the COVID-19 situation in Thailand at https://ddc.moph.go.th/viralpneumonia/eng/index.php.
For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.
This press release is published on 25 March, 2020, at 10.30 Hrs. All information is accurate at the current time but can be changed depending on the situation. The TAT Newsroom will not be updating this press release but will issue new updates as soon as further information becomes available.
International Public Relations Division
Tourism Authority of Thailand
1600 New Petchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathevi
Tel: +66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4545-48
Fax: +66 (0) 2250 0246
Email: [email protected]