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Hoteliers wrestle with labour paucity, supply glut

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A shortage of workers is becoming a big problem for the Thai hotel industry, and the government has offered no ideas for dealing with the issue. 

Surapong Techaruvichit, president of the Thai Hotels Association (THA), said hoteliers have faced a labour shortage since 2010, particularly in resort areas like Phuket, Samui and Pattaya.

A rapid increase in hotel rooms in many cities is making the shortage even worse.

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