Thailand Tourism Forum 2019 – Reflections #1

Thailand Tourism Forum 2019 – Reflections #1

By The Thaiger

 

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PHOTO: Thailand Tourism Forum 2019

 

One of the key points made at the recently concluded Thailand Tourism Forum 2019 in Bangkok, was the country’s over reliance on mass tourism.

 

Jesper Palmqvist of STR presented full year hotel data for Phuket which showed signs of recovery, yet highlighting the full impact of the drop in Chinese business after the July boat tragedy.

 

Citing the number’s co-organiser of the event C9 Hotelworks Bill Barnett expressed concern that while airlift numbers remain positive, the massive impact of unlicensed accommodation on the Thai hotel sector was adding to the supply demand equation.

 

Full story: https://thethaiger.com/news/phuket/thailand-tourism-forum-2019-reflections-1

 

 

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