2011 Foreign Tourist Arrivals in Thailand Shrink over Floods

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The Tourism and Sports Ministry has admitted that the flood crisis has affected the number of foreign tourist arrivals this year.

At the same time, the tourism authority is speeding up the rehabilitation of flood-hit tourist attractions before the upcoming Chinese New Year.

Permanent Secretary of the Tourism and Sports Ministry Suwat Sidthilaw revealed that the number of foreign tourists in the past 11 months of the year was over 17 million – an increase of almost three million people, or 21.17 percent year-on-year.

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