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THAILAND

Koh Samui terminal plan sparks interest

Supapong Chaolan, Published on 22/05/2024

» Foreign and domestic investors have expressed interest in Koh Samui's new cruise terminal project, according to Deputy Transport Minister Manaporn Charoensri.

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GENERAL

Songkhla operators push for legal casino near the border

Business, Narumon Kasemsuk, Published on 22/05/2024

» Tourism operators in Songkhla have called on the government to consider building an entertainment complex with a legal casino in their province to address sluggish tourism in border areas and avoid overdependence on Malaysian tourists.

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GENERAL

Agency campaign highlights central Thailand attractions

Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 22/05/2024

» The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is preparing to promote the central region, with flights connecting to the South and the Northeast, targeting tourism revenue for the region of 465 billion baht this year.

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TRAVEL

Japanese town installs barrier to block viral Mt Fuji photo spot

Kyodo News, Published on 21/05/2024

» KOFU, Japan: A Japanese town on Tuesday set up a large black screen to block a scenic view of Mt Fuji that saw a surge in tourists coming to photograph it after going viral online.

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GENERAL

Q1 GDP grows 1.5% y/y, above forecast

Published on 20/05/2024

» Thailand's economy expanded 1.5% in the first quarter from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, beating analysts' expectations.

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GENERAL

Long-haul tourist market unfazed by Mideast war

Business, Molpasorn Shoowong, Published on 18/05/2024

» War in the Middle East has not disrupted the flow of long-haul travellers, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

GENERAL

TAT, Alipay+ team up to woo Chinese

Business, Kuakul Mornkum, Published on 17/05/2024

» The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has partnered with Alipay+, a cross-border mobile payment platform operated by Ant International, aiming to attract more tourists to Thailand during the low season.

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GENERAL

Tourists tipped to fuel ride-hailing boom

Business, Molpasorn Shoowong, Published on 16/05/2024

» The Thai tourism recovery should propel ride-hailing services this year, even during the low season, says Grab Thailand.

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INVESTMENT

Slowdown weighs on current account

Business, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 16/05/2024

» Thailand's waning appeal in terms of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), an uneven tourism recovery and the currency outlook are pressuring the country's current account surplus, which is still below the pre-pandemic level, says BMI, a Fitch Solutions company.

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OPINION

Stark reality behind economic figures

Oped, Chartchai Parasuk, Published on 16/05/2024

» At the time of writing this, the official Q1 GDP has not been announced by the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC). I expect the growth figure will be around 1.2%. My own estimation, using the Output Approach and actual sectoral production index, gives a growth figure of 0.98%. Detailed data are in the below table.