COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Government, Hospitality, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Ministry eyes B3,000 handout for tourists

June 8, 2020

Eligible recipients of domestic tourism stimulus measures will be entitled to a 3,000-baht cash handout that will automatically be deducted from their bills when they spend nights or pay for…

COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Retail, Technology, Thailand

New anti-COVID phone app for use when entering shops

May 14, 2020

The Thai government will launch a new mobile phone app to facilitate disease-control tracking of customers as shops reopen with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown.

COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Thailand, Volunteerism

‘Pantry of Sharing’: community pantries help Thais in need during COVID-19

May 14, 2020

A group of volunteers recently launched a ‘Pantry of Sharing’ initiative, where they share non-perishable food items and basic hygiene supplies, including feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, and toilet paper, to…

News, Thailand, Tourism, Travel

Tourism Levy Mulled

May 13, 2020

The Tourism and Sports Ministry is considering a tax of 300 baht or less per person for foreign arrivals that could cover pandemic insurance, once inbound flights and tourism activities…

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