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Visiting charges in line with tourism policy, not about revenue and receipts, beyond economics: TCB DG

Puran Gurung Clarifying doubts that Bhutan’s revised tourism system is thwarting the entry of Indian tourists to the country, Tourism Council of Bhutan’s (TCB) Director General (DG) says otherwise.  TCB’s DG Dorji Dhradhul says that levying the revised Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) of Nu 1,200 for Indian tourists is in line with Bhutan’s tourism policy, and for the good of …

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SDF of USD 200 paying tourists arrive

Puran Gurung Three tourists are arriving in the country paying the revised Sustainable Development Fee of USD 200. They will follow the revised tourism policy implemented in the country on June 20, 2022.  As per the new tourism policy, tourists will have to pay the revised SDF of USD 200, and also, hiring a tourist guide is mandatory.  Tourists arriving …

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