The Royal Government of Bhutan is pleased to announce further incentives and policies to revitalize the tourism sector. This is due to the important role of the tourism sector in job creation; making money by exchanging money; recognize the potential for further benefits for the supply industry; and boost overall economic growth. The incentives and measures include the following: 50% reduction on the applicable SDF of USD 200 for tourists paying in Bhutan paying in USD. The actual discounted SDF is US$100 per person per day for tourists paying in US dollars. In addition, the SDF offers a 50% discount on fares for 6-12 year olds for children paying in US dollars who are visiting the country as tourists. . There is a 24-hour exemption from the SDF for tourists staying in border towns. The above incentives come into effect on September 1, 2023 and are valid for four years until August 31, 2027. The Royal Government will regularly review the domestic and international tourism scenarios and may withdraw the above incentives in order to preserve and promote Bhutan tourism. Policies in the high-end, low-volume tourism sector after August 31, 2027.