Thailand has 3.12m foreign tourist arrivals Jan-July: govt

Thailand has 3.12m foreign tourist arrivals Jan-July: govt

Tourists gather and take pictures in the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok on July 18, 2022. (AFP photo)
Tourists gather and take pictures in the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok on July 18, 2022. (AFP photo)

Thailand recorded 3.12 million foreign tourist arrivals from Jan 1 to July 26, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, as the vital tourism sector picks up following an easing of pandemic restrictions.

The tourists included 76,739 visitors from Russia, Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said in a statement. He said the government was aiming for 1 million tourists from Russia but did not give a time frame.

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