Robust baht, travel trends rattle Thai tourism market

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BANGKOK: A strong Thai baht and a slowdown in arrivals from China are battering the kingdom's moneymaking tourism machine even as the country ...

Visits from China fell almost five per cent in the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, according to official statistics.Last year total visits from all countries rose more than 7.5 per cent compared to 2017. But after the first half of this year the increase was only climbing towards 1.5 per cent.

have roiled markets but Thailand has been less impacted than other countries in the region that have more exposure to global supply chains. "This measure will make it an easier decision for tourists in those two main markets ," said Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, the deputy governor of international marketing for the tourism authority.

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