12 month visa for international patients to Thailand

According to The Thaiger, Thailand is considering a Medical Visa which would allow holders to stay in the country up to a year for the purpose of medical treatment.

The article says that Thailand incorporates both health and wellness into their international campaign “Amazing Thailand: Open to New Shades” and targets major demographic segments such as millennials, seniors, and female professionals

It states that the top performing sources of medical and wellness tourists in Thailand are from Southeast Asia, the Middle East, as well as Australia, India, China, and the United Kingdom. No data source for this statement was given. The article also claims “new business is emerging from places; such as, Myanmar, Australia and Russia,” the Tourism Authority of Thailand noted earlier this year.

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