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Statement on the Recent Political Developments in Thailand

Media Release
04-Sep-2008

A state of emergency has been declared in Bangkok September 2, 2008. This follows demonstrations that have been taking place in central Bangkok over the last week.

Dusit International wishes to inform all prospective visitors of the following:

  • The current protests are limited to the area around Government House and Rajdamnoen Road area; visitors are therefore advised to avoid these areas.
  • All convention and exhibition venues in Bangkok are unaffected. All tourist attractions, shopping centres, markets, restaurants and other entertainment venues are operating normally in Bangkok and throughout the Kingdom of Thailand.
  • Major surface routes between Bangkok and other regions of Thailand are unaffected. There may be disruptions to rail services to southern provinces. All other modes of transportation remain unaffected throughout the country.

Tourism Authority of Thailand announced that the Emergency Decree is only a temporary measure. For further clarification you may visit http://thai.tourismthailand.org/ Dusit International continues to offer our legendary Thai service and we welcome you to Thailand.

We recommend travellers to consult with their government travel advisory. Should you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Visit www.dusit.com