Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tourism boost predicted for New Year

Dec 18. 2017
TAT governor Yutthasak Supasorn
TAT governor Yutthasak Supasorn
Facebook Twitter

By The Nation

The Tourism Authority of Thailand expects that foreign and Thai tourists will spend some Bt15.56 billion from December 29 to January 2, TAT governor Yutthasak Supasorn said on Monday.

Based on air ticket and accommodation reservations, about 420,000 foreign tourists are expected to visit Thailand during the New Year holidays period, an increase of 17 per cent on last year, Yutthasak said, while they were expected to spend Bt6.5 billion in Thailand, an increase of 30 per cent.

He said about 2.48 million Thais would travel and visit tourist destinations during the same period, a decrease of four per cent, but their spending would rise by two per cent to about Bt8.994 billion.

Tags:
Facebook Twitter
More in News
Editor’s Picks
wmg-logo
Top News
wmg-logo