Years before Thailand sees 40m tourists again: BoT
published : 20 Jul 2020 at 11:34
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) chief said on Monday it would take several years for foreign tourist numbers to return to the 40 million levels with the coronavirus pandemic hitting a lucrative industry that provides a lot of jobs.
The BoT expects only 8 million foreign visitors this year, down 80% from last year's record 39.8 million.
Bad loans in the country will rise but new steps should prevent them from surging, Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob told a seminar.
- tourist numbers