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It’s time to lift Bangkok’s hotel booze curfew: tourism authority

It’s time to lift Bangkok’s hotel booze curfew: tourism authority

Bangkok moved one step closer to its old, intoxicated normal yesterday when the top tourism official broached the topic of lifting the booze curfew for hotel restaurants and bars. Tourism authority Gov. Yuthasak Supasorn announced that he had proposed doing so to the COVID-19 task force, which will likely take it up when it meets […]

Bangkok’s restaurants can serve alcohol again Monday

Bangkok’s restaurants can serve alcohol again Monday

Restaurants in Bangkok as well as Krabi, Phang-nga and Phuket provinces may sell alcohol again starting Monday. Timed with the reopening of the country to vaccinated travelers from 46 nations, the lifting of the months-old booze ban was announced Friday afternoon by the COVID-19 task force. Though the ban will be lifted in tourism pilot […]

Bangkok’s roaring again. Here’s what you’re missing.

Bangkok’s roaring again. Here’s what you’re missing.

Snarled traffic, packed restaurants, hour-long waits at W District, bands playing and bars (illicitly) serving booze. For better or worse, Bangkok has turned the page once again on the pandemic as daily infections continue to taper off and many pretend it never happened. After two years spent mostly at home, we may have forgotten what […]