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Thailand protests Gambian ‘slander’ of tourism

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The Thai Foreign Ministry has taken action after reports the Gambian tourism minister made an unfavourable comment on Thailand’s tourism.

Hamat Bah told state media on Saturday Western tourists planning to travel to the Gambia in search of sex tourism should stay away from his country, according to eTurboNews, a global travel industry online news outlet.

“We are not a sex destination. If you want a sex destination, you go to Thailand.”

Full story: Bangkok Post