Thailand Plans to Impose Tourist Fee from April to Aid Covid-hit Tourism Industry

Thailand Plans to Impose Tourist Fee from April to Aid Covid-hit Tourism Industry

Thailand is planning to collect a 300 baht ($9) fee from foreign tourist from April to develop attractions and cover accident insurance for foreigners unable to pay costs themselves, senior officials said on Wednesday. Thailand, one of Asia’s most popular travel destinations, has been badly hit by a pandemic-induced tourism slump, with about 200,000 arrivals […]

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Fiji's New Rules Aimed At Curbing Omicron Spread; Tourism to Take a Hit

Fiji’s New Rules Aimed At Curbing Omicron Spread; Tourism to Take a Hit

Fiji announced new restrictions to contain the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. Speaking at a joint press conference with Fiji’s health ministry and police, Minister for Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport Faiyaz Koya said that with a rapid spread of the Omicron variant confirmed in the country, the key measures against Covid-19 should […]

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