Prepare to support tourists during the expansion of VOA measures
Minister of Foreign Affairs, recognizes that from such measures, it creates continuity And to motivate tourists to plan to travel and stay in Thailand more Especially those traveling to the country through charter flights Covering the period in important festivals
Today (February 15, 62), Mr. Veerasak Kowsurat, Minister of Tourism and Sports (MOF) held a meeting with relevant agencies to handle tourists from the extension of the examination fee exemption measures Signed at the immigration clearance channel (VISA ON ARRIVAL: VOA) after the Cabinet approved the extension for 20 countries, 1 economic zone, with the extension from 13 January 62 until the day At 30 . A. The representatives of 62 agencies under the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Government agencies, state enterprises, embassies, associations – private tourism clubs join the meeting
of the Minister of Tourism. Saw that from such measures, it creates continuity And to motivate tourists to plan to travel and stay in Thailand more Especially those traveling to the country through charter flights Covering the period in important festivals such as the Chinese New Year in early February Songkran Festival in April Cause income And distribution of income from tourism in both major cities and secondary cities.
The meeting “Preparing to accommodate tourists during the expansion of VOA measures” Today, the objective is to plan an action to accommodate more tourists. As well as to create an exchange platform for cooperation and cooperation in helping to reduce accidents and reduce accidents and loss of life and property of tourists and those traveling into Thailand both short and long term By the Ministry of Tourism and Sports As the main development agency Take care of the tourism of the country Invited important agencies involved, including the government, private sectors, to attend the meeting, such as the Harbor Department, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Ministry of the Interior Ministry of Transport Police agency Tourism Industry Council of Thailand Chamber of Commerce of Thailand Tourism associations, banks, airlines, etc. The company’s technology
has also been honored. Lieutenant General Amon Chotisuchirat, former commander of the 3rd Division of the Fleet, gave a special lecture on the topic”Tourism Safety Management System and Tourist Security Unit” which compiled the problem Caused by the management of the whole system to the meeting together to consider And can be utilized Including proposing guidelines for organizing Speed Boats that accept marine tourists To prevent repeated accidents such as making history of people involved in marine activities Center system Control / order all provinces The establishment of a ship rescue unit in the area of the sea near the tourist point Including the creation of a database for tourists And the establishment of a responsible agency for data collection to create a DATA BASE from tourists passing through each province To analyze tourists behavior And will be used for further tourism management
Source: Royal Thai Government