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Tourist numbers up by a fifth

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Thailand welcomed a total of 14.96 million foreign visitors during the first seven months of this year, an increase of 20.37% on the same period of 2012, according to government spokesman Teerat Ratanasevi. 

He said Thailand is performing above average in comparison to other countries around the world, given that global tourism growth is projected to stand at three to four per cent in 2013.

The top 10 foreign visitors to Thailand are from China, Malaysia, Russia, Japan, Korea, India, UK, Laos, Australia and Germany.

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