TAT urges sector to be ready for influx

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has called for operators in tourism-related businesses to be well prepared for expected increases in local and foreign tourists next year. The agency said improved facilities should be offered by both public and private sectors to promote the industry in the longer term, according to TAT’s deputy governor for […]

Thailand still expects 32.4 million tourist arrivals this year

Thailand still expects to reach its forecast of 32.4 million visitors this year, the tourism and sports minister said on Friday, a target that was revised lower in early October. The military government declared a year-long period of mourning to mark the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej who died on Oct. 13 at the age […]

Revenue target for tourism raised by 14%

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revised up the 2016 tourism revenue target by 14% year-on-year to 2.58 trillion following strong growth in the first nine months. Of the revised projection, 1.72 trillion baht will come from foreign tourists, up 18% from last year, and the remaining 860 billion baht from local travel, up […]