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

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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