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Kittiratt upbeat on prospects but wants more investment

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Tourism revenue could very well surpass the 2 trillion baht forecast for 2015 thanks to higher numbers of visitors, says Deputy Prime Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong. 

The revenue target was made before last year's number of inbound travellers overtook the predicted 22 million to reach 22.3 million, he said at the 12th annual general meeting of the Association of Thai Travel Agents and the Thai Hotel Association (THA).

Mr Kittiratt said the government must carry out several tasks to increase the spending of tourists and the duration of their stays.

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