The Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok were still lively and crowded Saturday with foreign tourists who said they were not worried about the ongoing Red Shirt demonstrations despite the main protest venue being not far away from Bangkok’s prime tourist destinations.
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TAT cut estimate for tourism arrivals to 33 million in 2020
Thailand’s previously-robust tourism industry may lose between 6 to 10 million visitors in 2020 due to Covid-19 slowdown
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) cut its estimate for international arrivals to 33 million in 2020, while tourism businesses have been knocked hard by the Covid-19 spreading around the world.(more…)
Tourist arrivals plunge 43% on Chinese travel drought
Coronavirus crisis is keeping Thailand’s top vacation spenders away with a 85% decline in Chinese visitors in the first week of February.
Thailand’s tourism at risk with China virus
Chinese holidaymakers spent almost $18 billion in Thailand last year, more than a quarter of all foreign tourism receipts, government data show.
Foreign tourist arrivals hit a record 39.8 million last year after a rise of 7% to 38.2 million in 2018, but the 41 million target set by the TAT may be difficult to reach as mainland China tours are now prohibited from selling trips abroad.(more…)
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