Bangkok (VNA) – A minimum of 600,000 Indian vacationers are anticipated in Thailand’s Pattaya
seashore city this 12 months, much like the extent earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with the Tourism
Authority of Thailand (TAT).
In accordance with Anoma Vongyai, director of TAT’s Pattaya workplace, greater than 900,000 Indian vacationers arrived in Thailand within the
12 months earlier than the pandemic, and about 600,000 of them visited Pattaya. They have been
the third-largest group of international guests in 2019, behind Chinese language and
She stated because the nation reopened to vacationers final 12 months, Indians have been returning in droves, greater than these from different international locations. Many have been
once more visiting Pattaya.
There have been two most important teams of Indian arrivals in
Pattaya – these attending seminars and teams of free impartial travellers
(FITs). Impartial travellers arrived all 12 months spherical, and seminar teams
largely from Could to August. In direction of the top of the 12 months, Indian vacationer arrivals
Anoma revealed that apart from spending cash on
lodging, meals and visiting sights reminiscent of Nong Nooch Tropical
Backyard, Alcazar cabaret and Koh Larn, Indian vacationers in seminar teams additionally
visited leisure venues. Common spending of this vacationer group is about
2,000-3,000 THB (59.12-88.69 USD) per head per day whereas FITs group spend about
1,000-2,000 THB (29.56-59.12 USD) per head a day./.