Yingluck Shinawatra urges TAT to attract more tourists Into Thailand

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BANGKOK, 22 March 2013 (NNT) – The prime minister has urged the Tourism Authority of Thailand to attract more “high-end tourists” into the country.

According to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, only 20 per cent of foreign tourists last year were from “high-end” markets. She urged the TAT to introduce measures to increase the proportion to 30 per cent.

She also asked the TAT to introduce measures to extend tourists’ length of stay from five days to six days, and to keep the total number of tourists to an appropriate level in order to prevent deterioration of natural resources and overcrowding at Suvarnabhumi international airport.

Read more: NNT

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