Phra Nang beach, in Krabi, Thailand. The kingdom is to charge foreign tourists an entry fee of US$9 from April. Photo: AFP
Phra Nang beach, in Krabi, Thailand. The kingdom is to charge foreign tourists an entry fee of US$9 from April. Photo: AFP
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Thailand to introduce US$9 foreign visitor entry fee as part of tourism campaign to reboot economy

  • The new charge will be incorporated into airfares and used to cover tourists’ insurance and infrastructure improvement for sustainable tourism
  • The Southeast Asian nation has been experimenting with various plans to revive its travel industry, with limited success

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Phra Nang beach, in Krabi, Thailand. The kingdom is to charge foreign tourists an entry fee of US$9 from April. Photo: AFP
Phra Nang beach, in Krabi, Thailand. The kingdom is to charge foreign tourists an entry fee of US$9 from April. Photo: AFP
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