TAT targets USD 106 billion in tourism income in 2020
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is anticipating THB 3.18 trillion (USD 106 billion) in total tourism income for Thailand in 2020, or a 4% year-on-year improve.
Thailand welcomed the 39 millionth vacationer on 27 December 2019. The Thai authorities has launched 16 tourism stimulus measures aimed toward stimulating extra inbound journey, together with the opening of extra VAT refund retailers and counters, 24-hour cross-border tourism on the Thai-Malaysian and Thai-Lao borders throughout weekends and holidays, the e-visa service and exemption of the visa-on-arrival charge till 30 April 2020, and the 50% low cost on airport touchdown charges for worldwide flights from 1 December 2019 to 30 April 2020, to call however a couple of.
Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of TAT stated: “Leveraging these beneficial elements and gearing as much as mark the sixtieth anniversary in 2020, TAT is dedicated to creating journey and tourism the dominion’s most economically promising, environmentally sustainable, and culturally vibrant sector.”