Foreign tourists seen at more than 5m this year

Foreign tourists seen at more than 5m this year

An international passenger has his information checked by a hotel representative wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) on arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok on Monday, as Thailand resumes its quarantine free-travel scheme for vaccinated travellers. (AFP photo)
An international passenger has his information checked by a hotel representative wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) on arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok on Monday, as Thailand resumes its quarantine free-travel scheme for vaccinated travellers. (AFP photo)

Foreign tourist arrivals could number more than 5 million this year, a private tourism group said on Wednesday, following a resumption of the country's quarantine waiver.

The group is urging the government to ease travel curbs further to help the vital tourism sector, Vichit Prakobgoson, vice president of the Tourism Council of Thailand, told a news conference.

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