Tags : Revenue


TAT governor expects over 7.6 billion baht in tourist cash

BANGKOK, 6 May 2016, (NNT) – Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) governor Yutthasak Suphasorn expected as many as 2.16 million people to take leisure trips within Thailand during the upcoming long weekend which could probably generate a cash flow of over 7.6 billion baht. Most travelers are likely to visit the provinces such as Chonburi, […]Read More


Tourism in Jan 2016 up by 15 percent compared to

BANGKOK, 28 January 2016 (NNT) – The Minister of Tourism and Sports has indicated that tourism since the beginning of the year has significantly increased the country’s revenue, as an influx of tourists has coincided with the Ministry’s ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan, linking tourism developments in the region. Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul […]Read More


Thai Airways aims to increase 10 billion baht in revenue

Thai Airways International is expected to earn an extra revenue of 10 billion baht and, at the same time, cut costs by 6 billion baht. THAI president Jarumporn Chotikasathien said Monday that if cabin factor could be increased to 80 percent from 73.9 percent, Thai’s revenue would increase by 10 billion baht without any additional […]Read More


TAT urged to put focus on quality tourists to boost

BANGKOK, 29 October 2014 (NNT) – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has advised the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to bring in more quality tourists in an effort to achieve the tourism income target of 2.2 trillion baht per year. Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul revealed that she has instructed the TAT to […]Read More


TAT plans to extend visa stay for tourists to raise

BANGKOK, 28 August 2014 (NNT) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is considering adopting some measures to maximize tourism revenue, including extending visitors’ visa stay, as this year’s earning is likely to be lower than targeted. Therefore, the Governor revealed that the TAT is preparing to propose a range of tourism stimulus measures to […]Read More


Northern haze costs Thai tourism more than THB 50 billion

BANGKOK, 10 March 2012 (NNT) – The haze crisis in Thailand’s North has cost the tourism industry tens of billions of baht in lost revenue, according to the Thai Tourism Authority. According to Mr. Suphakit Polachan, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s northern office, the haze crisis that has hit 8 provinces in […]Read More


Thailand: Minimum wage hike to be in place 1 April

BANGKOK, 9 February 2012 (NNT) – Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong has confirmed that the minimum wage raise to 300 baht a day will take effect on 1 April 2012 as planned. Mr Kittiratt said on Thursday that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had asked for progress in the implementation of the […]Read More


Thai tourism records new high in 2011 despite flood

BANGKOK, 15 January 2012 (NNT) – The Tourism and Sports Ministry revealed that Thai tourism in 2011 hit a new high with roughly 730 million baht revenue despite the flood crisis. Director General of the Tourism Department at the Tourism and Sports Ministry Supol Sriphan announced that a total of 19,098,323 tourists visited Thailand in […]Read More