Muay Thai Soft Power launched Special 90-Day Muay Thai Visa

Thai Government Launches "Muay Thai Soft Power" Initiative: Special 90-Day Muay Thai Visa for Foreign Tourists with Multiple Renewals and Professional Fighting Opportunities

Mr. Pimol Srivikorn, Advisor to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Sports Development Sub-Committee, announcing the Special 90-Day Muay Thai Visa. Mr. Pimol Srivikorn, Advisor to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Sports Development Sub-Committee

In an exciting development for Muay Thai enthusiasts worldwide, the Thai government has introduced a groundbreaking initiative to promote the art of Muay Thai globally. Under the "Muay Thai Soft Power" project, foreign tourists can now obtain a special 90-day Muay Thai Visa that can be renewed up to three times, allowing for a maximum stay of one year. This initiative also grants tourists the unique opportunity to train and even compete professionally in Muay Thai.

Mr. Pimol Srivikorn, Advisor to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Sports Development Sub-Committee, announced the government's serious commitment to advancing the country's sports sector, particularly Muay Thai. This initiative aims to spread the cultural heritage of Muay Thai worldwide, inviting enthusiasts from around the globe to immerse themselves in this ancient martial art.


Coordination of SAT and the Department of Consular Affairs for the Special 90-Day Muay Thai Visa

The Board of Boxing Sport, Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), has coordinated with the Department of Consular Affairs to facilitate this program. The initial batch of special 90-day Muay Thai Visas has already been issued to 11 tourists, marking the commencement of this ambitious project. All standard certified Muay Thai camps are eligible to offer this visa option to their international students. Upon the expiration of the initial 90-day period, tourists can renew their Muay Thai Visas three times through the Board of Boxing Sport, which will liaise with the Department of Consular Affairs.

A group of Muay Thai enthusiasts training on a beach, showcasing the benefits of the special 90-day Muay Thai visa. Perfect for those looking to train Muay Thai and explore Thailand with the Muay Thai visa. Take a weekly trip to train with like-minded people at the beautiful Nai Harn Beach. This is possible at Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket, Thailand.


Experience Thailand’s Culture and Train with the Muay Thai Visa

Tourists who take advantage of the Muay Thai Visa will not only receive extensive Muay Thai training but also have the chance to explore Thailand's rich culture and scenic landscapes. The training can begin in popular destinations like Phuket and extend to other provinces such as Krabi and Chiang Mai. Additionally, foreign fighters aiming to compete in professional Muay Thai bouts in Thailand can utilize this Muay Thai Visa to participate in up to three competitions.


Boosting Tourism and Global Presence with the Muay Thai Visa

This initiative is expected to attract a significant number of foreign tourists to Thailand's Muay Thai camps, boosting the sport's global presence and contributing to the local tourism industry. The Thai government anticipates a substantial increase in the number of international visitors coming to learn and train in Muay Thai in the near future.

For more information on how to apply for the special 90-day Muay Thai Visa, please visit nowmuaythai.com

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