Tuesday blackout has posed no impact on Thai tourism: TAT

BANGKOK, 22 May 2013 (NNT) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has come out to assure that the blackout that hit 14 southern Provinces on Tuesday has not had any impact on the tourism sector.

TAT Governor Suraphon Svetasreni said on Wednesday that the biggest blackout Thailand has seen in over 3 decades has not posed any negative impact on the travel industry just yet.

Mr. Suraphon stated that several hotels have been equipped with their own back-up generators, therefore, the brownout that lasted a few hours on Tuesday night did not directly hit the tourism business.

Mr. Suraphon’s affirmation was based on reports from TAT offices across the country.

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