Thailand to See 7 Percent More Tourists
By: Talk Bangkok
Thailand expects a seven percent growth in tourist arrivals next year and a 13 percent increase in tourism-related earnings, reports the Global Times.

This year, 24.5 million tourists visited Thailand and next year the number is expected to swell to 28 million. 19 million of those are expected to be Asian tourists, mostly from China, South Korea and Japan. The other 9 million will come from other parts of the world, particularly Europe.

The numbers are expected to be high based on the fact that there has been political stability as of late and there have been no natural disasters.

 


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