TAT urged to target rich crypto tourists
published : 24 Nov 2021 at 04:00
A new tourism ecosystem targeting global cryptocurrency holders could provide a huge boost to national GDP if the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) shifted away from traditional marketing to attract new nano entrepreneurs.
A sign announcing acceptance of bitcoin at Lim Lao Ngow, a fishball noodle shop in Siam Square. Pawat Laupaisarntaksin
Bitkub founder and chief executive Jirayut Srupsrisopa said that while Thailand’s GDP was around US$500 billion, the cryptocurrency market is worth over $3 trillion.
He said the tremendous growth of this market has created wealthy individuals, and…