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Tourism revenue to miss state target by B500bn

The most realistic scenario for Thai tourism revenue this year is 3 trillion baht, missing the government goal of 3.5 trillion baht, as many target markets have been hit by an economic downturn, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

Thailand falls by more than 10 places in tourism ranking

As of June 2, 14.9 million foreign arrivals have generated 709 billion baht for the Thai tourism sector, roughly 30% of the international revenue target of 2.38 trillion baht the government anticipated for this year.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Narumon Kasemsuk

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