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For Chinese market, officials think over visa-free entry

9 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

As part of a tourism revival scheme, once again, the tourism officials are planning for visa-free entry for Chinese citizens following estimation by the central bank that the financial system of the country may grow by less than 2% in 2020 due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Tourism and Sports Minister, Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn explained that during Feb 1-9, the number of foreign tourist arrivals dropped by 43.4% year-on-year to 730,213 as the number of Chinese tourists plunged 86.6%.
Mr. Phiphat stated that the Chinese market is probably to decline by 90% in February. However, if the...
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