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Thailand welcomes 16.4 million foreigners so far this year

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A Tuk-tuk or 'sam lor'

A Tuk-tuk or 'sam lor' in Thailand. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.


BANGKOK, 23rd June 2018 (NNT) – During the first five months of 2018, Thailand received a total of 16.4 million visitors from overseas, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.

Pongpanu Svetarundra, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has disclosed that Thailand in May welcomed no fewer than 2.755 million foreign visitors, which represented a year-on-year increase of 6.35%, generating more than 136.71 million baht in tourism revenue.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Thammarat Thadaphrom,
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil
National News Bureau of Thailand


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