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The Tourism Council of Thailand is has re-forecasted 2011 numbers, with expectations in the range of 16.76 to 17.21 million.
The average round of golf was 29% cheaper in Thailand than in other leading golf destinations in Asia, according to a recent survey.
Hotels are reporting signs of recovery throughout the country, Thai Hotels Association president, Prakit Chinamornpong, told in the association’s bimonthly meeting Tuesday.
Thai Airways International should shed its status as a state enterprise so the government would stop meddling in its affairs, advocates a think-tank for the Finance Ministry.
Small and boutique hotel operators need business strategies that |capture the right targets to survive in this difficult time, hotel experts say.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association released, Monday, preliminary figures for international visitor arrivals to the Asia Pacific region for January 2011, showing a 7% year-on-year expansion.
Members of a special government working committee were in Phuket earlier this month to gather information for a study on whether Tourist Police nationwide should be transferred out of the Royal Thai Police for administration by a different government agency or agencies.
Tourism figures rebounded in January, but the industry’s outlook remains shaky after six foreign countries issued travel advisories for Thailand. Tourism and Sports Minister Chumpol Silpa-archa said 1.579m visitors arrived in Thailand in January, a 24.35%increase over the same month last year. Mr Chumpol said arrivals in the next few months looked promising as long […]
Thailand’s tourism sector will not join the Asean Free Trade Agreement (Afta) until 2015 due to opposition from operators and shortage of capital. “Among the 10 Asean countries, only Thailand is not ready to join the AFTA [tourism] scheme as many operators feel the measure would not help their business at this time,” said Prakit Chinamorphong, president of […]