Tourism in Thailand doomed by political turmoil

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BANGKOK, Nov 28 – Thailand’s tourism will be battered by the current political unrest with a predicted decline by 10 per cent in the final quarter of the year, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT).

TCT president Piyamarn Techapaiboon said foreign tourists are bypassing Bangkok and travelling directly to resort towns such as Pattaya and Phuket and many of them will possibly delay their trips to Thailand if the political situation remains tense.

Read more: MCOT

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