Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office in the area of Chiang Mai Province, follow up and listen to problems in the business of homestay, guest house, hostel in the Chang Chang community area.
Today (14 January 2019) Dr. Kobsak Phutrakul, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office Enter the area to meet the elephant interpreter community. Mueang Chiang Mai District with Dr. Chao Duang Duen in Chiang Mai, the northern boss To listen to the problems of people in the area Most of the businesses in the homestay, guest house and hostel are considered the main income of the community. But since there is currently no law to support such business Causing the operation to not be fully developed And having problems with the staff Chang’s interpreter community is a community where many villagers are interested in operating rooms. And is popular with foreign tourists Who want alternative tourism That focuses on community travel experiences With people and shops in the area Which helps to distribute income to the sibling community and create a new color and charm in tourism. However, in this regard, there are still legal problems in supporting such business By finding that currently there are room service business operators Homestay type, guesthouse and hostel in Thailand, more than 80, 000 people, accounting for 70% of the total number of rooms available nationwide Many are not able to enter the legal system. “The government is in the process of finding a way to unlock it. We will try to find a way for the room business to proceed in an orderly and correct manner. By considering the possibility of defining new forms in the law In providing direct accommodation for the guest house, guest house, hostel, as well as allowing the community to bring their own identity to generate income and strengthen the community Tourism business according to the community of the community It is one of the projects that the government gives great importance to. Kobsak will consider bringing the trouble of the community to discuss those involved. In particular, the establishment of laws to encourage the community to achieve sustainable strength. For example, the law supports being a juristic person of a community enterprise. Including laws promoting social enterprise That will help further the development of the business of the community as well
Source: Royal Thai Government