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Thailand welcomes 16.4 million foreigners during the first five months of 2018

The number of foreign visitors surged 12.62% to 16.4 million, who spent a total of 867.46 million baht, an increase of 16.11% year-on-year.

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During the first five months of 2018, Thailand received a total of 16.4 million visitors from overseas, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.

Pongpanu Svetarundra, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has disclosed that Thailand in May welcomed no fewer than 2.755 million foreign visitors, which represented a year-on-year increase of 6.35%, generating more than 136.71 million baht in tourism revenue.

The top three foreign nationalities visiting Thailand were from China, Malaysia and India. He added that tourism has been sluggish this month partly due to the fasting ritual of Ramadan.

During the first five months of 2018, the number of foreign visitors surged 12.62% to 16.456 million people who spent a total of 867.46 million baht, an increase of 16.11% year-on-year.

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Thailand secures six PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2019

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TAT highlights sustainability Best Practices in Nordic countries Road Show

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) highlighted examples of sustainability best practices being undertaken by the tourism industry nationwide

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Stockholm, 7 September 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) highlighted examples of sustainability best practices being undertaken by the tourism industry nationwide at its Amazing Thailand Road Show in Nordic and Baltic countries during 1-5 September, 2019.

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Vietnam ranks 63rd in WEF tourism competitiveness index

When it comes to price competitiveness, Vietnam ranks 22nd, rising 13 places while in terms of air transport infrastructure, the country has improved by 11 places, growing to 50th from 61st.

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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam ranks 63rd among 140 countries and territories in the recently released Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019, jumping four places compared to the latest 2017 ranking.

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