Special Public Holiday around the world in 2021

Special Public Holiday around the world in 2021

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2020 ThailandNov 19, Nov 20
Thailand Fri, Nov 20National Holiday
Thailand Thu, Nov 19National Holiday

Thailand has declared several special public holidays to boost domestic tourism.

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The Thai cabinet has approved two long-weekend holidays, one in November and the other in December, proposed by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports to spur the economy.

The first break is November 19-22, with Thursday the 19th and Friday the 20th to be declared special public holidays.

In December, Monday 7th - originally a holiday in lieu of the 5th, National Father's Day. which falls on Saturday - is to be deferred to Friday the 11th instead in order to create a long holiday Dec 10-13. December 10th is Constitution Day.

Tourism and Sports Minister Pipat Ratchakitprakarn said before the cabinet meeting that he hoped the long holidays would help spur domestic tourism and the economy.

The long weekend from September 4th - 7th saw many people heading for tourist destinations, injecting tens of millions of baht into local economies.

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