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Chinese tourists growing in importance

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All indications are that Chinese tourists are a powerful force to be reckoned with for Thailand's tourism industry. 

Take no-frills Thai AirAsia (TAA) flights between the two countries for example.

A third of all passengers on board in the first eight months of this year were Chinese, while flights between these countries recorded a high average load factors of 85%, TAA chief executive Tassapon Bijleveld said yesterday.

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