Thailand tourism-related revenue to register 8% increase in Q1 2017

Published on : Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Thailand at ITEThanks to continual inflows of international visitors, especially those from China and Russia, Thailand is expected to maintain its tourism positive trend in the first quarter of this year, Bernama News reported citing Thai News Agency (TNA).

 

A press conference was held on the positive prospect of domestic tourism during the January-March 2017 which was attended by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Govenor Yuthasak Supasorn, President of the Tourism Council of Thailand Itthirith Kinglek and tourism entrepreneurs.

 

According to the TAT governor, major markets for the Thai tourism include China, Russia, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, and South Korea, while markets with growing number of tourist arrivals include Brazil, Russia, Argentina, Cambodia and Saudi Arabia.

 

Thailand should earn up to 733 billion baht from tourism-related revenues in the first quarter of this year, an 8 per cent year-on-year increase, 490 billion baht of which would be from foreign tourists and the rest from Thai tourists.

 

As for domestic tourism, the TAT governor forecast a 12 per cent increase boosted by the recovering Thai economy.

 

The uptrend was due to the recovering global economy and growing aviation services of international airlines and charter flights during this year’s Chinese New Year Festival and marketing campaigns launched by TAT.

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