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BANGKOK (NNT) – The Prime Minister welcomed Thailand’s 10th millionth tourist arrival on Saturday (10 Dec) and expressed his gratitude to all sides for their efforts and cooperation in revitalizing the tourism industry.
Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha personally welcomed Hetham Almdlj and Njood Alkhuwaiter, who arrived together at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Saturday afternoon. The couple, who landed in Bangkok on Saudi Airlines flight SV846, were welcomed with gifts and souvenirs by businesses and tourism operators.
Also in attendance to welcome the visitors was Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn, and Suvarnabhumi Airport General Manager Kittipong Kittikachorn.
A milestone accomplishment for the nation
The premier said welcoming ten million visitors is a milestone accomplishment for the nation and underlines tourists’ confidence in Thailand as a destination for international travel.
He also emphasized that the success was made possible due to everyone working hard to overcome challenges that led to the kingdom’s gradual and sustainable reopening after the global pandemic. He thanked everyone for being a welcoming host and looking after international guests, as well as wishing travelers a pleasant experience in the country and hoping they will visit again in the future.
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Reporter : Natthaphon Sangpolsit
Rewriter : Paul Rujopakarn
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