Tourism Ministry looks to promote foreign film making in Thailand


Bangkok – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has launched a tax incentive measure to promote foreign film making in Thailand. A tax rebate equal to 15 percent of every 50 million baht spent on filming locally will be offered.

Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Khowsurat disclosed that the incentive will help boost the country’s revenue from being used as a location for film making and the production of documentaries and reality shows.

The Ministry has also assigned the Department of Tourism to attract more foreign film producers to Thailand to generate revenue and reputation for the country.