THA reports 80% hotel occupancy rate ahead of Songkran

PUBLISHED ON MON, APR 3, 2017 1:21 PM

THA reports 80% hotel occupancy rate ahead of Songkran

 

CHIANG MAI, 3rd April 2017 (NNT) - The Thai Hotels Association (THA), Northern Chapter is anticipating high tourist activity during this year’s Songkran Water Festival, based on its hotel occupancy reports and an expected large influx of Chinese tourists. 

President of the THA, Northern Chapter La-iad Bungsrithong revealed today that hotels in the region are reporting an average 80% in room reservations ahead of the Thai New Year holiday, with some resorts completely booked out. The average occupancy rate is similar to that of last year. 

La-iad expects most foreign tourists to arrive from China, followed by Europe, and that Chiang Mai province will see tourist activity comparable to that of last year. 

The regional president remarked that aside from the Songkran festival, foreign tourists are drawn to Thailand for its ease of travel and renowned cuisine.

 
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