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Hotel rates to go up as Chinese tourists spend big

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More than 50% of hotels in Thailand plan to increase their rates next year, according to a study by travel website TripAdvisor. 

The study, conducted in June and July this year, found that 82% of hoteliers across the country are confident of generating higher profits in 2014, compared to 67% of hotel owners worldwide.

In total, 55% of Thai hoteliers said they plan to raise room rates next year, 47% of which said they will do so because of higher costs.

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