Jump to content

China-Korea row spurs Thai tourism growth


webfact

Recommended Posts

China-Korea row spurs Thai tourism growth

 

BANGKOK: -- The Thai tourism industry has been given a boost due to tensions between China and South Korea. 

Thai Hotels Association (THA) president Supawan Tanomkieatipume said on Monday that Thailand is expected to receive additional 100,000 Chinese visitors during the low season, between April and July, following an unofficial ban on Chinese tour groups to South Korea. Ms Supawan said about 300,000 to 400,000 Chinese tourists visited Thailand during the previous low seasons. 

She said the association has told Thai hotel operators to closely follow the issue between China and South Korea and to be prepared for the potential influx of Chinese tourists. 

The THA president said Japan is the main competitor as it is closer to China than Thailand, adding that Japan shares more similarities with South Korea. 

"The overall picture of Thailand's tourism remains bright, after the zero-dollar-tour crackdown. More Chinese travellers are coming to Thailand by booking online or via tour agencies," Ms Supawan said.

 
nnt_logo.jpg
-- nnt 2017-04-18
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Geez I bet Thailand cant wait for Nth Korea and the U.S to really get it on, tourism is going to explode.  Everytime there is an issue somewhere in the world terrorism etc Thailands tourism numbers go up.

Edited by Thechook
Link to comment
Share on other sites

7 hours ago, Thailand said:

Would that be the same tour groups that were banned from coming here adding to the tourism downturn?

After Thailand added up the numbers the red light has turned green and all is forgiven. Ya all come. Thailand is really good at one thing exploiting financial tourist opportunities well not exploiting sensing them at best.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Geez I bet Thailand cant wait for Nth Korea and the U.S to really get it on, tourism is going to explode.  Everytime there is an issue somewhere in the world terrorism etc Thailands tourism numbers go up.

I agree
They should start wars more often then increase prices for all Farangs since we love getting had over its our birthright!!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Link to comment
Share on other sites

I just hope tt China gets the NK leader to come to China for a long long vacation like for the rest of  Fat Boys life.

  Let NK know that it needs to look for new leadership that is not of Fat boys family,  and end this problem of

North Korea.

Geezer

Link to comment
Share on other sites

18 hours ago, Thechook said:

Geez I bet Thailand cant wait for Nth Korea and the U.S to really get it on, tourism is going to explode.  Everytime there is an issue somewhere in the world terrorism etc Thailands tourism numbers go up.

 

Does Thailand have any room left. Everyday another announcement of an 'expected' tourist boost  but when the missiles start firing, the planes will stop flying. I suppose they can arrive on a fleet of illegal fishing vessels.. or maybe jetskis.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.






×
×
  • Create New...