• Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    New rule to provide tax refunds for foreign tourists
    IN AN effort to encourage tourist spending and empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the Indonesian government will revise a regulation pertaining to value-added tax (VAT) that would allow foreign tourists to get tax refunds for their spending.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 13:31
    Tourist spending in last week of year to hit Bt47.4 bn
    Kasikorn Research Centre expects tourism spending from December 28 to January 1, to be worth about Bt47.43 billion, up 9.3 per cent from the same period of last year.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:40
    Chiang Mai’s flying lantern festival expected to generate Bt1-bn
    The annual Yi Peng or northern traditional Loy Krathong Festival scheduled for November 20-23 in Chiang Mai is expected to generate tourist spending of up to Bt1 billion, said a senior provincial official.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:59
    New Year tourist spending pegged at Bt34 bn
    Kasikorn Research Centre has estimated that domestic and foreign tourists travelling in Thailand will spend Bt34.1 billion during the New Year holiday from December 30 to January 2, a 12.5-per-cent increase over last year.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:03
    Tourist spending is expected to rise by 5.7 per cent 
    Tourist spending is expected to rise by 5.7 per cent year on year to Bt62.3 billion during the New Year period spanning from Thursday to January 4, said Kasikorn Research Centre.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:39
    Thai, Chinese firms join for WeChat Pay
    ASSET Bright Company, which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Thursday announced a partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant Tencent Group to provide WeChat Pay facility to capture Chinese tourist spending in Thailand.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:00
    Thai, Chinese firms join for WeChat Pay
    Asset Bright Company, which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, yesterday announced a partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant Tencent Group to provide WeChat Pay facility to capture Chinese tourist spending in Thailand.
    Economy
  • Tue, 05 Jul 2016 01:00
    TAT plans to boost tourist spending, fuel domestic travel next year
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) aims to boost tourist spending and fuel more domestic travel next year.
    Economy
  • Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:51
    Thailand geared to increase foreign tourist spending
    The Finance and Tourism ministries have agreed in principle to five proposals of three retail associations, which include the opening of duty-free pick-up counters at all international airports.
    business
  • Tue, 15 Dec 2015 01:00
    Proposal made to govt on increasing foreign tourist spending
    The Thai Retailers Association has presented to the government a proposal to increase foreign-tourist spending as a way to boost incomes in many industries and to help the country compete with its neighbours.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 22 Oct 2015 11:22
    Japan predicts record tourist spending
    Tokyo (dpa) - Spending by overseas tourists to Japan was expected to exceed 3 trillion yen (US$25 billion) for the first time in 2015, a report said Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:43
    Japan expands tax-free list to encourage tourist spending
    Come October, Japan is giving foreign tourists a new - and tax-free - incentive to visit.
    business
  • Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:00
    Bids to revive credit-card spending
    Credit card providers have launched aggressive campaigns to boost tourist spending, which has been pinched by the political polarisation.
    Economy
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