At a recent meeting with local officials, Pattaya’s mayor said that opening Pattaya without quarantine to fully vaccinated tourists is still a go for Oct. 1.
Prospective tourists must have had two doses of Covid-19 vaccine within a year before arrival, Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome said June 9 at the Intercontinental Pattaya, and must provide proof of having passed a recent Covid-19 test.
Opening Koh Larn as a Sandbox destination was also discussed but is being held back by the lack of vaccines.
A proposal was put forth suggesting a “Sealed Approach” creating sealed destinations and sealed routes during the first seven days. Staying in SHA+ (Amazing Thailand Safety Health Administration Plus) hotels would be required.
After that, tourists would be free to roam.
All this depends on whether 70% of people in the area are vaccinated in time.