Tourism

STARTING DATE: 15 May 2019

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16:53

Health warning

A senior health officials warns of possible coronavirus outbreaks in areas with many Chinese visitors - such as Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket - after local transmission was confirmed in Japan.

16:53
Health warning
06:21

Addressing virus fallout

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is working with the tourism sector to find a strategy to achieve its B3.16tn revenue target for 2020.

06:21 16
Addressing virus fallout
28 Jan 2020

Braced for blow

More stimulus measures will come next month to boost consumption and tourism after Chinese tourist numbers projected to fall by 18% or 2 million, says finance minister.

28 Jan 2020 33
Braced for blow
28 Jan 2020

Ban hits hotels hard

Thai hotels are preparing for another slump in bookings as the Chinese government's ban on outbound group tours inconveniences independent travellers.

28 Jan 2020 45
Ban hits hotels hard
28 Jan 2020

Deaths prompt Asia market sell-off

A spike in the death toll from the new coronavirus strain originating in China has rattled investor confidence and led to a sharp correction in Asian bourses, with Thailand's hospitality and aviation sectors taking a beating.

28 Jan 2020
Deaths prompt Asia market sell-off
27 Jan 2020

Crisis deals B50bn hit to tourism

The coronavirus crisis is likely to cost Thailand at least 50 billion baht in lost tourism income associated with China's blanket ban on tourists leaving its affected cities, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand.

27 Jan 2020 14
27 Jan 2020

Tourism Authority of Thailand rethinks strategy as 2020 doubts grow

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revised its 2020 strategy, aiming to piggyback on local operators to survive the economic slowdown and intense competition.

27 Jan 2020 40
24 Jan 2020

Foreign tourist arrivals up 4% in 2019

Thailand saw slower growth of foreign tourist arrivals of 4.2% last year and the outlook for a lucrative industry is weighed by strength in the baht and China's new coronavirus at a time of faltering economic growth.

24 Jan 2020 28
Foreign tourist arrivals up 4% in 2019
24 Jan 2020

Tourism and Sports Ministry mulls cutting 2020 revenue target

The Tourism and Sports Ministry plans to spend the first quarter assessing three major factors affecting tourism before deciding whether the 2020 revenue target should be slashed.

24 Jan 2020
24 Jan 2020

PM2.5 clogs Bangkok marathon

Air pollution in Bangkok has stymied Thailand's dream of becoming the marathon capital of Asia.

24 Jan 2020 38
PM2.5 clogs Bangkok marathon