Thailand eyes Middle East to hit 28m tourists

Thailand has recorded a surge in visitor arrivals, with the Middle East market contributing a fair share of the total number of visitors to the country.
Thailand eyes Middle East to hit 28m tourists
According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thailand welcomed approximately 650,000 Middle Eastern visitors in 2014, with more than 150,000 visitors from the UAE; 78,000 from Oman; and 62,000 from Kuwait. The target of Middle Eastern tourists in 2015 …
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Thailand enjoys tourism recovery

Strong tourist arrivals in January should give Thailand a positive first quarter, the Tourism Authority of Thailand reported Wednesday.
Positive booking trends for the up-coming Chinese New Year holiday  suggest there will be a strong resurgence in Chinese travel to Thailand.
In January 2015, Thailand welcomed 2.65 million foreign tourists and generated about THB120 billion in revenue, representing a year-on-year increase of 15.9% in arrivals and 12.7% in revenue.
Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn …
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Asian source-markets lead as Thailand visitor arrivals end 2014 on a high note

TAT Governor Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik said, “The Thai tourism industry has proven its mettle over the years. If the local and global political and economic situation remains stable, we are confident we will be able to meet our target of 28 million visitors generating an estimated 1.35 trillion Baht (41 billion USD),”.
Strong recovery in visitor arrivals from China, India and the ASEAN countries played a major role in helping Thailand report an …
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