Thailand announces huge changes to tourist visas in bid to boost tourism
THE CABINET yesterday agreed in principle to back measures to stimulate Thailand’s tourism in the early high season. Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Kowsurat said the Cabinet gave the green light for the “Amazing Thailand Grand Sale Passport Privileges” from November 15 until January 15, 2019. The Tourism Authority of Thailand will join the Finance Ministry to set additional special areas at tourism areas or department stores for tourists to facilitate convenient and quick refund of value added tax. Nattaporn Jatusripitak, adviser to the Prime Minister’s Office, said that the Cabinet agreed in principle to review and offer relaxation to three types of visas with a two-month pilot period. The starting period will be determined by the Tourism and Sports Ministry after its study of the proper period and details. Firstly, a single-entry visa will be allowed to be changed into a double-entry visa with travel required within six months... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Thailand announces huge changes to tourist visas in bid to boost tourism, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'Samui Times'. Thank you
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