Tourism Income to Grow by 18% for Songkran: TAT

Tourism Income to Grow by 18% for Songkran: TAT

By Pravit Rojanaphruk, Senior Staff Writer

 

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Travelers arrive last year to Bangkok's Mo Chit bus and van terminal from Songkran holidays.

 

BANGKOK — Authorities project tourism income to grow by almost a fifth during the Songkran holiday.

 

The TAT on Friday released a projection stating Songkran, which marks the traditional Thai New Year, will see an 18 percent growth in tourism income.

 

The tourism authority said both Thai and foreign tourists are expected to spend nearly 20 billion baht between April 12 to April 16 this year, with the amount of Thai tourists expected to rise by about 3 million people – a 12 percent increase from last year. 

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/life/shopping/2018/03/17/tourism-income-to-grow-by-18-for-songkran-tat/

 

 
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