Thailand to charge international tourists 300 baht entry charge starting April 1

The Thai government will begin amassing a 300 baht entry payment from overseas vacationers starting on April 1. The payment is included in the Tourism and Sports Ministry’s “Amazing Thailand New Chapter” plan and the money might be for the maintenance and development of vacationer points of interest as properly as accident and life insurance for tourists if, in the unfortunate occasion, one were to get significantly injured or die whereas on a trip to Thailand.
Government spokesperson, Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, introduced that the government will start accumulating the 300 baht payment from foreigners entering the nation and the charge will be included in airfares. For land journey, there may be an software for visitors to pay earlier than getting into.
According to the government spokesperson, if international travellers report an accident, up to 500,000 baht in medical costs could be claimed. If guests occur to die in Thailand, up to one million baht in compensation to the household will be paid.
Tourism and Sports Minister, Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, says the entry fee was expected to start out firstly of January, but was postponed for session with the International Air Transport Association. From the 300 baht charge, 50 baht will go towards the insurance programme, whereas the remaining will go toward the development and upkeep of vacationer attractions, the minister says. He added that they plan to have more clean public restrooms at points of interest like in Japan.
ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์Huawei of Thailand had earlier asked to add one other 200 baht to the charge for the event of tourism tasks. But the tourism minister says 300 baht is appropriate for the present plan. Thailand expects that there will be 5 million international travellers visiting Thailand in the second half of this year..

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