The Thai economy has been severely affected since the coronavirus outbreak. Unlocking the Thailand Pass in July will be the hope of tourism. to bring tourists to stimulate the economy in the country. will come in at number 1 instead of India
Today (June 23, 2022), Mr. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports, said that after unlocking the Test and GO measures since May 1, 2022, there are foreign tourists. The number of tourists coming to Thailand has increased from 200,000 per month to 400,000 – 500,000 people, and it is expected that in June, there will be 700,000 tourists coming in.
From 1 July 2022, Thailand will cancel the Thailand Pass system for foreign tourists. Which is sure to result in 900,000 tourists coming in per month, canceling the Thailand Pass system may incentivize more tourists to come to Thailand especially the Middle East found that they will travel to Thailand more during the semester break (June-July)
which incentivizes foreign tourists to come to Thailand is the depreciation of the baht due to inflation cheap cost of living and the recovery of the hotel and restaurant sectors The price has not been raised as in 2019.
Most tourists choose to come to Thailand over Europe.
Phiphat said there are currently 15,000 Middle Eastern tourists arriving in Thailand every day in May, 20,000 in June, and this year it is estimated that at least 300,000.
Middle Eastern tourists The average spending per person is 85,000 people, equal to 1 per 2 people in other nations.
The tourism and sports minister said that in the first five months of this year (1 Jan.-24 May), Indian tourists visited the most with 150,000, followed by Malaysians, who came in at more than 160,000. Next are the UK, Singapore and the US.
Believe that after unlocking Thailand Pass, Malaysians will come to travel to overtake India. While China has not unlocked foreign travel.