Chiang Mai bracing for 8.5% rise in Chinese tourists at New Year

Chiang Mai bracing for 8.5% rise in Chinese tourists at New Year

 

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Picture: Nation TV

 

The Nation TV reported that two Chinese airlines had requested increased flights and more Chinese than last year would be visiting the northern Thai city. 

 

Chinese New Year passengers at the city's airport are expected to average 39,000 people per day for the February 1st to 10th period. 

 

This is an 8.5% rise on 2018.

 

Two airlines have added extra flights. Budget carrier Junyao have added 82 on the route from Shanghai while China Eastern have added 14 flights on the Nanning - Chiang Mai and Qingdao to Chiang Mai routes.

 

The news media reported that preparations were in place to handle the extra tourists providing convenience and security. 

 

Source: NATION TV

 

 

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