Visa-On-Arrival Fees Waiver Extended For Visitors From 20 Countries

There are instances when it is difficult to bring children to an international destination. They tend to get bored with sightseeing or shopping sprees. However, kids club in Phuket offers a lot of activities for children from painting, playing games or watching movies. Their entertainment is guaranteed when you go out at night to enjoy yourself.

If you are planning to travel to Thailand, you no longer need to apply for a visa prior to your flight. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced that the government has extended visa-on-arrival fee waiver for citizens coming from 20 countries up to April 30. The government decision is one of the measures to stimulate and promote tourism. The Kingdom also wants to be attractive to international visitors particularly during the peak tourism season.

According to Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT governor, the extension of the visa-on-arrival measure came at the most ideal time because of the celebration of Chinese New Year in February and Songkran, Thai New Year in April. Chinese New Year celebrations are huge and should not be missed by foreign tourists.

Traditional Chinese performances will be held at the Siam Square with more than 100 Chinese dancers and musicians, martial artists, opera performances and acrobats from several China cities covered by the cultural exchange program. Grand scale performances will also be held in several Thai cities.

During the Thai New Year, TAT will highlight Thai traditions and cultural values through traditional events and festivals. The tourism organization will support all the Songkran celebrations in various tourist destinations throughout the Kingdom. The aim is attract the younger generation to enjoy the performances.

The Songkran festival is a combination of ancient traditions and boisterous fun. Tourists are guaranteed to enjoy huge celebrations with water parties in the streets of towns and villages. People in vehicles pour water on the crowd while businesses use water hoses to drench the revellers.

The Songkran festival is the best time for tourists to visit Thailand. Everybody is in the mood to celebrate from the kids club in Phuket to the various hotels and resorts. Children will enjoy the performances as well as the water fight in the streets.


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