A top airline executive is urging the Thai government to put off further the proposed Thailand Tourism Fee (TTF) which was postponed from August to later in the year. The levy which is to be collected by airlines flying into Thailand from passengers was put on hold after a top Tourism Ministry official said it was not clear yet how it would apply to visitors arriving by sea and by land.
We’ve travelled too cheap for too long: Are tourism taxes a good idea? Many popular destinations are now looking to introduce a tourism tax as they reevaluate following the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism taxes are already common across Europe with levies in place in major cities like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and Rome.