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Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra plans to attract high-end visitors to boost tourism income

BANGKOK, 4 June 2013 (NNT) – Following her officials visits to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra expressed her wish to attract more high-end visitors to the country.

During the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Ms Yingluck said that high-end tourism is an effective way to boost cash flow generated from long-stay tourists.

The Prime Minister has ordered the Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration and related ministries to list tourist destinations that can be developed into upscale attractions. The plan is aimed at upgrading the quality of the country’s tourism services and to boost local and national income.

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