1m room nights in stimulus delayed - Bangkok Post

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1m room nights in stimulus delayed -  Bangkok Post
Gen Prayut says if hotels and users are found guilty of swindling the domestic travel scheme, they must be punished. Chakkrapan Natanri

Tourism in the high season has been affected by fraud detected in the stimulus scheme, as most hotels saw guests abruptly pause bookings to wait for the government subsidy.

Irregularities in the recent transactions of 514 hotels and stores participating in the "We Travel Together" campaign made the government postpone the addition of 1 million room nights to the scheme, scheduled for today, for at least one month.

Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, the Tourism and Sports Minister, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha acknowledged the incidents and insisted related authorities take legal action against all "swindlers".

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