Songkran prospects might be dampened by Thailand’s air quality

The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented Thailand from celebrating its famous New Year celebrations for the past three years and expectations are running high among businesses.

Buoyant Songkran with $3.5B Record spending expected this year

Total spending by local and foreign revelers is anticipated to be around 125 billion baht (TCCU).

Thailand eases COVID-19 curbs nationwide allowing Songkran 2022 festivities

While allowing Songkran 2022 festivities to be held under universal prevention and COVID-free setting guidelines, the government advised everyone planning to enjoy the Thai New Year to get fully vaccinated and to undergo a self-ATK at least 72 hours before joining group activities.

Airports of Thailand forecasts 11.2% increase in air travel during water festival

The number of passengers at Suvarnabhumi airport during 11-17 April 2018 is expected to reach 1.35 million or an average of 193,400 passengers per day

Songkran 2017 spending tops 45 billion Baht (US$1.3 bln) in Thailand

Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports says the total economic impact of…

Thailand preparing colourful Songkran to celebrate Thai New Year 2017

Amazing Songkran 2017 will kick off with an Amazing Songkran Joyful Procession on 8 April 2017. This procession, from 17.30 to 20.30 Hrs.

Warning : Big Songkran ahead

No power cuts so far and a wild horde of tourists (Thais and farang) waiting to be splashed. Like it or not, it is time to face it : Songkran is back at full speed in 2013 (aka 2556). The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is projecting that this year’s Songkran festival holiday will generate 2.7 million domestic and foreign visitors and estimated expenditures of 11.1 billion baht