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How to measure Covid-19 impact on Thai tourism ?

Due to international travel restrictions still in place, today most (93%) tourism customers are Thais, up 31% from the pre-Covid period.

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Last year, when foreign tourist arrival numbers nearly hit 40 million in Thailand, major revenue sources came from short-haul markets in Asia, with almost 10 million arriving from China.

But due to international travel restrictions still in place, today most (93%) tourism customers are Thais, up 31% from the pre-Covid period.

Tourism after Covid-19

A poll of 682 tourism-related operators found that 100% of car rental services have resumed business as people avoiding public transport in the wake of the pandemic, followed by restaurants (89.2%) and hotels (81.6%).

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Thais encouraged to travel more to help stimulate economy

The Thai government has launched many stimulus campaigns to revive the domestic economy, particularly in the heavily-hit tourism industry.

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BANGKOK (NNT) – With more public holidays coming up in November and December, the government is encouraging people to travel to different parts of the country and use the government’s spending stimulus measures.

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Thailand expects 400 foreign visitors in early November

The first group of 41 Chinese tourists is due to arrive at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport from Shanghai , and It is expected that by November 2nd, there will be approximately 400 foreign tourists newly arrived in Thailand.

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BANGKOK (NNT) – The Minister of Tourism and Sports expects that there will be approximately 400 foreign visitors in early November and expressed his belief that the Bangkok protest situation will not affect their confidence.

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Thailand seeks shorter quarantine period to attract more foreign tourists

The Public Health Ministry has proposed that the mandatory quarantine period for tourists be reduced from 14, to 10 or 7 days, according to the risk level of each country.

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Thailand is desperate to relaunch its tourist industry to boost an economy shrinking fast under the impact of COVID-19

Thailand is seeking ways to shorten the 14-day quarantine for foreign tourists to attract more arrivals as the country opens up.

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