As COVID-19 pandemic causes effect to the hotel business, the Ministry of Interior then proposed for the draft Ministerial Regulation on Exemption of Fee for Hotel Business B.E. …. to the Cabinet for its approval in which the Cabinet on 5 July 2022 approved in principle of the same. This waiver of fee for hotel business will be effective for 2 years from 1 July 2022 until 30 June 2024 in order to help the hotel business operator in alleviating their burden of expenses.
The Cabinet has approved a Draft Ministerial Regulation on Waiverof Renewal Fee for Travel Agency Business License and License to be Tour Guide B.E. …. (“Ministerial Regulations”) proposed by Ministry of Tourism and Sports as tourism is one of the sectors most caused effected by Covid-19 pandemic and that the government would like to assist business operators and tour guides in reducing their expense in operating their businesses.
The main issues of Draft Ministerial Regulation are as follow:
Waiving of renewal fee for travel agency business license of 2,000 baht per time and renewal fee for travel agency business license (branch) of 1,000 Baht per time for 2 years from the date that this Ministerial Regulation become enforced.
Waiving of renewal fee for license to be tour guide of 200 baht per time for 5 years from the date that this Ministerial Regulation become enforced.