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Thailand at third place on world tourism revenue list

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Boat in Koh Kradan, Trang

A boat sits in Koh Kradan, a small island off the coast of Trang, Thailand. Image: Mark Fischer.


BANGKOK, 24th September 2017 (NNT) – Thailand has attained third place in terms of tourism revenue according to 2016-2017 statistics released by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Since 2016, Thailand has earned 1.65 trillion baht or 49.9 billion dollars from tourism, representing a 16.9 percent jump. The country is also ranked ninth in terms of tourist arrivals, with 32.6 million visitors or an 8.9 percent surge.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Vipaporn Pooritanasarn,
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil
National News Bureau Of Thailand


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