Postpone tourism fee

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The Bangkok Post

A government policy to collect a 300-baht tourism fee from April onwards is a good example of doing the right thing at the wrong time. Tourism operators and hoteliers, who agree with the concept, are nevertheless concerned that its timing will affect an already comatose tourism industry and they’re calling for it to be postponed. In the time ahead, the government must listen to such concerns instead of single-mindedly going on with the plan, just for the sake of having its mission completed. For foreigners coming into Thailand via air, the 300-baht fee will be included in the air ticket while …

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