Thailand welcomed visitor arrivals of 22,657,730 from January – July this year, up by 11 percent over the same period of 2017, according to preliminary figures tabulated by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.
The Thai tourism industry will be a major beneficiary of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as the Royal Thai Government moves rapidly to take advantage of the increased investment and trade opportunities it will create, not just within Thailand but across the ASEAN and ACMECS regions.
Hotels in the Asia Pacific region posted mixed results across the three key performance metrics during July, according to STR data.
Dusit International, Thailand’s global hospitality company, signed a management agreement with Vogue Pranang Bay Resort to operate dusitD2 Ao Nang, slated to open at the end of this year.
Aeroflot is increasing flight frequency on its route to Phuket, one of Thailand’s main tourist destinations.
Thailand-based global hospitality company, Dusit International, has signed a management agreement with the Al Majed Group to operate Dusit Doha Hotel.
Thailand is to again host the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW) during August 16-19.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts announced the debut of Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin, an oceanfront property overlooking the Gulf of Thailand.
Thailand’s Tourist Police Bureau recently took Chinese media members to Phuket to see first-hand how improved Phuket tour boat safety measures and shipyard standards are being implemented and enforced.
Asian cities outnumbered their counterparts in Europe and America in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2017, according to leading data and analytics company GlobalData.