Bangkok (VNA) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on April 19 estimated that Songkran celebrations have seen about 18.5 billion THB (537
million USD) in spending by revellers throughout the nation.
Round 300,000 worldwide vacationers have been anticipated to
go to Thailand through the lengthy vacation interval, accounting for roughly 60% of
all guests to the nation throughout the identical interval in 2019.
TAT estimates that general tourism income will probably be
round 2.38 trillion THB for 2023. That determine contains 1.5 trillion THB from
as much as 30 million worldwide arrivals, whereas Thai vacationers are anticipated to
generate roughly 800 million THB.
The Financial and Enterprise Forecast Centre of the Thai
Chamber of Commerce College has in the meantime launched a report on pre-pandemic
shopper spending conduct through the 2019 Songkran celebrations.
For that 12 months, general spending was estimated at
roughly 135 billion baht, owing to the financial uncertainty. Client
spending for this 12 months’s Songkran celebrations was estimated to return near
that determine, at 125 billion THB./.