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Tourism tax rebates a push for Thailand’s secondary provinces

Tourism tax rebates a push for Thailand's secondary provinces

Udon Thani, home of the Red Lotus Lake tourist attraction, is one of the 55 provinces to selected benefit from the new scheme Thailand is hoping a tax deduction scheme will help drive tourism into 55 secondary provinces. Tanes Petsuwan, Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) deputy governor for marketing, said ...

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For Thailand, a ‘Go Local’ move to spread tourism benefits

For Thailand, a 'Go Local' move to spread tourism benefits

Tourists at Chiang Khan Walking Street in Loei province, one of the selected provinces to benefit from TAT’s new initiative The Thai government has approved a series of tax deduction measures to promote seminars, leisure travel and MICE events in 55 second-tier tourist provinces nationwide all through 2018. These will ...

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Pan-Pearl River Delta cooperation deepens

Pan-Pearl River Delta cooperation deepens

PPRD covers Chinese provinces and SARs; Pearl River New Town in Guangzhou pictured Heads of tourism within the Pan-Pearl River Delta (PPRD) have signed a PPRD Regional Tourism Union Co-operation Agreement, which will see provinces and regions work together on seven aspects, including promoting cooperation between the mainland and the ...

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TAT eyes eastern provinces for top-notch tourism spots

TAT eyes eastern provinces for top-notch tourism spots

Pattaya is always a magnet town for visitors to Chon Buri province. (Bangkok Post file photo) The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to transform the eastern provinces into premier tourist destinations with a focus on business travellers and big spenders. TAT governor Yuthasak Supasorn said the government is promoting ...

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Ice and snow sit high on tourists’ wish lists

Ice and snow sit high on tourists' wish lists

Tourists enjoy themselves at the Shichahai skating rink in Beijing on Friday, the first working day after the Spring Festival holiday.[Zou Hong/China Daily] Winter destinations gaining popularity as Beijing prepares for 2022 Olympics Despite winds and deep winter chills, snow-capped provinces and regions in the northern part of China saw ...

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