Hotels in Songkhla's Hat Yai district have been overwhelmingly reserved for end of Ramadan celebrations as tourists are shifting from restive Betong district in Yala.
Somchart Pimthanapoonporn, former president of the Hat Yai-Songkhla Hoteliers Association, said on Saturday that groups of tourists had changed their destination from Betong to Hat Yai for the Hari Raya holiday to celebrate the end of the fasting.
"Tourists view that the unrest is far (from Hat Yai)," he said.
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