The bilingual ticket signage at the Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, in Phang Nga province, Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock The bilingual ticket signage at the Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, in Phang Nga province, Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock
The bilingual ticket signage at the Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, in Phang Nga province, Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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Thailand’s dual pricing for foreign tourists in spotlight as country shifts focus to domestic travel

  • With no overseas visitors allowed, online debate is mounting over whether international travellers should pay more to enter attractions
  • Some argue that the practice is underhand, while others call for an end to alternate entry fees altogether

The bilingual ticket signage at the Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, in Phang Nga province, Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock The bilingual ticket signage at the Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, in Phang Nga province, Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock
The bilingual ticket signage at the Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, in Phang Nga province, Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she writes about culture, the environment and history for Post Magazine, and covers travel and tourism in Asia in a weekly column, Destinations Known.