The campaign “Tourism for All 2019” aims at giving opportunities to all Thais, especially low-income earners and state welfare cardholders (Photo: thainews.prd.go.th)

Bangkok (NNT/VNA) - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a tourism campaign for state welfare cardholders to entice low-income earners to travel. 

According to TAT Governor Yuthasak Supasorn, the campaign “Tourism for All 2019” is made possible by his agency, state units and the private sector. He explained that the programme aims at giving opportunities to all Thais, especially low-income earners and state welfare cardholders.  It is a New Year gift to the Thai citizens, he said.

The Tourism for All 2019 provides for free entry to tourism attractions in military zones nationwide and gives discounts to state welfare cardholders on admission fees at more than 100 tourist spots. The campaign will also hold a lucky draw event for various volunteers. Rewards include free trips for the entire families of lucky winners. 

The eligible volunteers include the Village Health volunteers, the Bangkok Health volunteers, the Civil Defense volunteers and the Village Social Development and Human Security volunteers 

Furthermore, the year-long programme will feature several merit making and alms-giving activities.-NNT/VNA