The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Thailand cautions Chinese nationals to carefully consider travel plans to Thailand


2014-05-22 22:26

Source : Tourism Crisis Management Office 

Given the recent security situation in Thailand, the Chinese Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Thailand cautions Chinese nationals to carefully consider travel plans to Thailand. Following is the translated version of the full text:

"In the afternoon of May 22, the Thai army announced its takeover of the government and proclaimed a nationwide curfew daily from 10 pm to 5 am. In order to ensure safety and be prepared for any eventuality, the Embassy of the P.R.C. urges Chinese nationals who intend to visit Thailand to critically assess security risks, and cautiously consider travel plans to Thailand. Chinese nationals and Corporations in Thailand should raise their risk awareness, strengthen security measures and stay indoors at night.

In case of emergency, please call the following consular protection hotlines: Embassy 085-483-3327, Consulate General in Khon Kaen: 080-936-6070, Consulate General in Songkha: 081-766-5560, Consulate General in Chiang Mai: 081-882-3283."

The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) will keep monitoring the latest developments and reminds Macao residents who intend to travel to Thailand to follow closely the safety situation, critically assess security risks, and cautiously consider travel plans to Thailand. Macao residents already in Thailand should strengthen security precautions to protect their personal safety.

As per information collected from the Macao tourism industry, there are 5 Macao tour groups totaling around 70 pax currently traveling in Thailand.

To date, GGCT has received 6 inquiries but no requests for assistance. If necessary, Macao residents can call the 24-hour tourism hotline (853) 2833 3000 or contact the Chinese Embassy and consulates for assistance.


 


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