Thailand waives visa fees to boost tourist numbers

GOOD news for Indian passport holders as the Thai government has decided to waive its visa on arrival fees. Tourists from India, as well as 21 other countries, can travel to Thailand for 15 days over a time period between Dec 1, 2018, and Jan 31, 2019, without needing to pay the THB2,000 (US$60) fees upon entering the country. This move was decided as part of Thailand’s efforts to boost the tourism inflow after a slight slump last year. SEE ALSO: Death of Indian tourist caught in crossfire highlights Thailand’s gun problem Known for its tropical beaches, buzzing capital city, and ornate temples, Thailand’s unique blend of culture and nature and has been a popular tourist draw for decades. However, the shutting down of Koh Phi Phi Leh’s Maya Bay and the July capsizing and sinking of a tourist ship resulted in a sharp dip in visitors, particularly in Chinese arrivals. ... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Thailand waives visa fees to boost tourist numbers, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Thailand waives visa fees to boost tourist numbers





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Published By: ASIAN CORRESPONDENT - Tuesday, 20 November, 2018



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