Tourism to Thailand is up by 13.79 per cent despite protests and violence in May. Numbers show Recover for Thailand Tourism after protests and violence in the country which rocked the tourism industry.
According to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports in Thailand. This year Thailand received 8,766,706 tourists comparing to 7,703,971 in 2009 for first seven months of the year.
Thailand received over 1 million more tourists than last year which is quite surprising considering the Political violence country went through in May. Tourists arrival in May and June wend down due to violence which killed several people and injured thousands.