THA reports 80% hotel occupancy rate ahead of Songkran

PUBLISHED ON MON, APR 3, 2017 8:21 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.

 
nnt_logo.jpg
-- nnt 2017-04-03
latest news from Chiang Mai

50k Reward for a Lost Dogby CityNews  CityNews – A letter from Irit Drori in hope to find her dog, Willie who is believed to be in Doi Saket, Chiang Mai. Our beloved 12-year old white Pekingese dog, Willie, went missing in Koh Pha Ngan on August 7th. He was recovering from an eye injury and was...

READ MORE...

Flooding in Hang Dong Recedingby CityNews  CityNews – The flash flooding in Hang Dong is beginning to recede with authorities responding to the scene since early this morning. The flash floods that reportedly came from Mae Tha Chang’s river in Samoeng around 4am this morning, October 12th caused...

READ MORE...

Flash floods send Chiang Mai tourists and residents runningBy The Nation  Tourists and residents fled to higher ground as Lanna Resort and homes in Tambon Ban Pong in Chiang Mai's Hang Dong district were hit by flash flooding from forest runoff early Thursday morning. People woke at 4am amid...

READ MORE...

Wat Suan Dok Abbot Accused of Using Dead Boy’s ID Number in 20 Year Long Identity Fraudby Aydan Stuart Photo of the child who died in 1995 dressed as a novice monk CityNews – An abbot at Wat Suan Dok has fled after a case was opened against him with claims that he has been using the ID of a child...

READ MORE...
sponsors