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Thailand launches US$641 million scheme to boost domestic tourism in pandemic’s wake

Proudly contributed by Vincent Vichit-Vadakan

Thailand is set to launch an ambitious 20 billion baht (US$641 million) government stimulus package to encourage domestic tourism, in a bid to plug the gap left by the drop in international arrivals amid the coronavirus pandemic. Tourism directly or indirectly accounted for as much as 20 per cent of the country’s GDP last year, […]