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Baht may fuel tourism to Japan

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The strong baht has helped steady the prices of overseas tour packages, which otherwise would have increased by at least 10% this year. 

The baht hit its strongest level in 16 months _ below 30 baht per dollar since last week _ which has affected many sectors including exports, but outbound tourism has flourished.

This will help travel agents keep overseas tour package prices static. Charoen Wangananont, the former president of the Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA), thinks tourism to Japan will benefit this year as a result.

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