The Thai government is thinking about introducing a resort tax from foreign tourists in the amount of 300 baht (about 670 rubles). The newspaper writes about it Bangkok post with reference to the words of the press secretary of the government of the Kingdom of Thanakon Bunkongwanchan.
According to him, the funds will be directed to the development of tourist destinations and travel insurance. The levy is planned to be introduced from April 2022 and included in the cost of air tickets.
At the same time, it is noted that the issue of collecting funds from vacationers arriving in the country by land transport will be considered separately.
From 1 January 2022 the resort tax in Sochi increased five times. Now, every day spent in the city will cost tourists 50 rubles instead of ten. The money collected by the administration of the region from vacationers is directed to the improvement of tourist spaces.