“Supatanapong” ordered the Council of Ministers to discuss measures to support SME employment after flying to check the readiness to open the island on July 1 by giving the National Economic and Social Development Council Going to study together with the Ministry of Finance will have more measures to help this part.
On June 25, 2021, Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, together with Mr. Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports, Mr. Warawut Silpa-archa, Minister Natural Resources and Environment, Mr. Chaiwut Thanakmanusorn, Minister of Digital Economy and Society, visited Phuket Province to monitor the readiness of Phuket Sandbox with Special Professor Dr. Tosaporn Sirisamphan, Chairman of the Board of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Permanent Secretary from various ministries Government agencies, private sectors involved attend the meeting
Mr. Supattanapong Phanmechaow, Deputy Prime Minister said after the meeting that Phuket is ready to open the Phuket Sandbox on July 1, 2021 to accept tourists to stay in Phuket for 14 days as intended. by private and government agencies, including hotel operators, police, immigration The Navy, who will come to help look at the ship’s transport, are preparing for prevention in accordance with the public health system. Taking care of tourists Overall, it was considered very good. However, he was assigned by the Prime Minister. gave some additional comments
As for the Covid-19 cases in Phuket, there are 3-4 cases per day. Phuket has made progress at a rate compared to other countries that are open to tourism, such as the Maldives or Seashell. Phuket’s vaccination rates are at the forefront. should build confidence for foreign tourists to enter Thailand as targeted
In addition, various business operators will gradually open about 20% of the business, or about 20 thousand and gradually increase Believe that financial institutions, when they see the real and existing business opening conditions, will not deny individual liquidity support.
In terms of the government will look at the matter of maintaining the employment of workers by the National Economic and Social Development Council. Going to study together with the Ministry of Finance will have more measures to help this part. Because it’s not only Phuket, you have to look at the whole system. small enterprises The medium that is still stuck with the problems that the country Can’t open for a long time Soon there will be additional measures. It is thought that after July 1, financial institutions will be brought to visit to see with their eyes that there is a hopeful cooperation that is true. see the cooperation of good control
Mr. Supattanapong went on to say that Phuket Model is to welcome both domestic and international tourists. Thai tourists are also the hope and joy of Phuket residents who want to invite Thai tourists. We believe that Thai tourists come here to see the novelty of Phuket in every aspect in a better way. We hope so.
On the side, Warawut Silpa-archa, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, said that from the past two years, the number of tourists has disappeared. Make the environment back to 100% better, so getting tourists back must not smash the rice pot itself. no problem The chance that nature will reset itself is infrequent.
“When opening a new one, I would like to leave the entrepreneurs People who will come to travel together to create a good ecosystem. clean up reduce environmental problems which national park Every province has received the SHA PLUS symbol. If any province is ready to be a sandbox, it will give the governor’s authority to open the park.”
Mr. Narong Vunziew, Governor of Phuket Province He said the government chose Phuket as the country’s tourism pioneer on July 1. Despite the tough tests, Phuket’s economy needs to be restored while keeping its control. spreading effectively
“You have to answer the question what Phuket people get. What does Thailand collectively do? The image that I do not want to see is that the island has been opened and has to come back and close it again because the epidemic cannot be controlled.”
The success factor is that the solution must be integrated into the link since it is managed at the source of the tourist arrival. Central authorities must support missions that exceed the capacity of the province. must control the spread of the epidemic
in turning crisis into opportunity To drive towards NEW PHUKET, which is to improve the level of screening by land, water, to be equal to the air, both for disease examination, inspecting goods. Develop information systems, apply technology for screening, control and monitoring. Setting up a database system for checking and tracking aliens Bringing the latent population into the system Organized public buses provide impressive services at fair prices. Organizing activities to promote Thai people to travel to Phuket Upgrading of service standards SHA PLUS standards enterprises and service providers Data as of June 21 received SHA standards 1,165 cases SHA PLUS standards 378 cases
Expected economic outcomes TAT estimates the number of foreign tourists and total revenue for the third quarter of 2021 Estimated total tourists 129,000 people Estimated income of 11,492.2 million baht in the event that TAT can add more Thai tourists as targeted. Another 500,000 people will have a very good result (Q3 2020, 343,329 Thai tourists, income 3,321.39 million baht)
Management of Phuket Sandbox is the establishment of the Phuket Sandbox Office at the Supervisory Board 191, Phuket Province, to organize the structure of mission assignment orders. There is a system to control, monitor, and report on daily operations.
On the other hand, Mr. Poomkit Raktae Ngam, president of the Phuket Tourism Business Association, said that Phuket Sandbox is the hope of entrepreneurs thanks to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for visiting the area today to ensure that it can be opened for sure. Once again, there is a paint job. Employment is estimated to be about 20,000 additional workers. In the beginning, if it goes well, there will be an additional workforce of 3-4 thousand people. The economy can continue. Currently employed part-time This comeback led to more full-time employment. The number of people working has increased
The private sector is now most ready. Has been committed since the beginning, from March 19, 2021 until today, never stop walking and try to do the best Two important issues are to maintain mass immunity if any establishment fills in workers to request vaccination. Coming back this time must be better than before.
Reporters reported that At Rassada Pier, Muang District, Phuket Province, Mr. Supattanapong Punmeesao, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy Presided over the launch ceremony of the patrol boats to promote tourism and show their readiness for the opening of Phuket Sandbox, with SorChol. Region 3 and the Supervisory Division 8, Marine Police Division. Organize a patrol boat to attend the ceremony in
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