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Hat Yai defies the gloom

The city is boosting the South's economy by emerging as a Mice destination despite the long-running violence in some parts of the region

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Violence in some parts of Thailand's southern provinces may have disrupted many businesses, but Hat Yai, the biggest city in the region, has escaped relatively unscathed. 

Two visitors walk past the Hat Yai International Convention Center (ICC Hat Yai), where the Publishers and Booksellers Association of Thailand held the first Southern Book Fair.

Indeed, there is even an attempt to turn the city in Songkhla province into a meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) destination in order to raise tourism-related revenue.

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