BHGH Travel Update: Thailand To Implement Tourist Fee

Howdy! Today we are bringing you the latest news from the Southeast Asian country of Thailand – a fabulous destination best known for its tropical beaches, stunning royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temple.s

Here are the details that Travel and Leisure recently reported on their website:

Thailand will look to impose a tourism fee next year, intended to subsidize tourism-related projects. The 500-baht fee (about $14.00 USD) will be for a “tourism transformation fund,” which will help the country’s industry shift from mass tourism as well as focus on things like eco-friendly tourism, the Bangkok Post reported. Yuthasak Supasorn, the Tourism Authority of Thailand governor, said the goal is to collect 5 billion baht in the first year.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns about your upcoming trip to Thailand with Book Here, Give Here, please reach out to your Travel Gurus.


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