Connect with us

Tourism

Chinese tourist arrivals may reach 3M by year-end

The Tourism Authority of Thailand TAT on Sunday said that the countrys Asian tourist arrival in Q1 increased 8 per cent year-on-year with the number of Chinese tourists reaching the highest figure.

Published

on

The Tourism Authority of Thailand TAT on Sunday said that the countrys Asian tourist arrival in Q1 increased 8 per cent year-on-year with the number of Chinese tourists reaching the highest figure.

Last year, Thailand received nearly 3 million Chinese tourists. This year, up until May, more than 1.5 million Chinese made a trip to the Kingdom, constituting the largest number of entries from a single country.

air-asia-china

Around up to 25 million foreign travellers are predicted to visit Thailand by the end of the year

TATs Deputy Governor of International Marketing, Asia and South Pacific, Sansern Ngaorungsi said the tourist figure from the Asian market from January to April was satisfactory.The number of Chinese travellers ranked first at 1.5 million people for those visiting Thailand, followed by Malaysians and Japanese.

Mr Sansern said the figure of Chinese tourists increased almost 90 per cent year-on-year, while predicting that it could reach 3 million by the year-end.  Meanwhile, the TAT has seen worldwide travellers grow 15 per cent in Q1 to over 8 million people, with Chinese tourists still ranking as the countrys biggest market.

The increasing tourists was seen as a result of Thailands stable internal politics and lack of serious natural disasters. Around up to 25 million foreign travellers are predicted to visit Thailand by the end of the year. MCOT online news

via Asian tourist arrivals increase 8% year-on-year in Q1 | MCOT.net | MCOT.net.

Like unstoppable waves, they keep coming in millions. This may be one of the largest outbound human movements, albeit temporarily, in recent history as Chinese are touring the world en masse. Tourists from China spend their income around the world, but can also raise eyebrows over their lack of social etiquette. Two Chinese women in Thailand share their views on whether their compatriots are a global nuisance or simply misunderstood.

Red the complete story on the Bangkok Post Life http://www.bangkokpost.com/lifestyle/family/356625/state-of-influx.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Tourism

TAT expects 850 billion baht ($25.7 bln) in tourism revenue after successful reopening

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has set this year’s revenue target at 850 billion baht, 300 billion of which will come from 3 million international visitors and the remaining 550 billion from the domestic market.

Published

on

Ko Samed deserted pier

BANGKOK (NNT) – Following the launch of the Phuket Sandbox tourism scheme on July 1st this year, many foreign tourists moved by the warm hospitality of the people of Phuket, are looking forward to visiting other provinces, such as Chiang Mai and Bangkok.

(more…)
Continue Reading

Tourism

‘SHA Plus’ certificate awarded to more tourism businesses in Phuket

The Amazing Thailand SHA certification is an important safety net in Thailand during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, providing peace-of-mind to everyone as it covers mixed used establishments that cater to all walks of life.

Published

on

‘SHA Plus’ certificate awarded to more tourism businesses in Phuket

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today presented the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) Plus Certificate to more tourism businesses in Phuket, following the first ‘SHA Plus’ certificate presentation held in Phuket on 12 June, 2021.

(more…)
Continue Reading