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Collection of 500 Baht fee from foreigners starts next year

The Tourism and Sports Ministry is poised to start collecting a 500-baht tourism fee for a “tourism transformation fund” next year, with the budget following a co-payment model.

The Centre for Economic Situation Administration last week approved the creation of the fund, which is expected to subsidise projects that transform the industry, focusing on high-value and sustainable tourism.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Narumon Kasemsuk
BANGKOK POST

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