The number of tourists arriving in Phuket is growing annually by 40% of pre-pandemic levels. This was announced by the President of the Phuket Tourism Association Thanet Tantipiriya.
“Compared to 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of tourists increases by 40% every year,” The Thaiger quoted him as saying.
According to Tantipiriya, Phkuhet has earned about ten million dollars from tourism in the last eight months. To date, about 80% of hotel rooms on the island have been booked for the high tourist season.
Prior to this, the Thai authorities extended the visa-free period of stay for Russians to 90 days. Before this, you could stay in the country without a visa for up to 30 days. You can take advantage of the extended period of visa-free stay from November 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024.