Thailand hopes to welcomes 5 million foreign visitors in 2021 World

Thailand hopes to welcomes 5 million foreign visitors in 2021

It is feasible Thailand could receive 5 million international arrivals this year, half the original forecast of 10 million, as the pandemic continues to ravage the tourism industry worldwide, according to the country's Tourism and Sports Ministry.
Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors World

Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors

The Thai National Tourism Policy Committee has approved the proposed guidelines for the collection of a 300 THB (10 USD) tourism fee from each international visitor for the management of local tourist destinations.
Thai Tourism Ministry gets companies input on COVID-19 remedies World

Thai Tourism Ministry gets companies input on COVID-19 remedies

Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports has gathered input from the tourism and hotel industries on potential measures to aid them in the current COVID-19 crisis, with loan deferments, utility discounts, and a tax deadline postponement among the measures to be proposed to the Prime Minister on January 12.
Thailand boosts domestic tourism ASEAN

Thailand boosts domestic tourism

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said domestic travellers will continue to be a major market for at least the first four months of 2021.
Thailand to allow long-stay tourists in Phuket World

Thailand to allow long-stay tourists in Phuket

Thailand will allow foreign tourists to visit for longer stays in Phuket tourist island from October, a senior official of the country said on August 21, as the government tries to revive a key economic sector that has been devasted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Thailand mulls over tourism levy ASEAN

Thailand mulls over tourism levy

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Ministry is considering a plan to collect tourism levy from foreign arrivals once inbound flights and tourism activities resume in the country.
ASEAN seeks solutions to ease COVID-19 impacts on tourism World

ASEAN seeks solutions to ease COVID-19 impacts on tourism

ASEAN member nations have agreed to commit to a prevention plan, with each country sharing information through the Tourism Crisis Communications Team, as well as seeking cooperation from international organizations to together to revive travel confidence following the pandemic.
ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup ASEAN

ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup

An ASEAN ministerial meeting in Manila, the Philippines, has agreed that five ASEAN nations – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – will launch a joint bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup.