Thai economy’s rocky road in 2020

Kirida Bhaopichitr The Thai economy will continue to grow slowly in 2020, albeit slightly faster than this year. It is projected to expand at 2.5-3.0%, compared with 2.5% in 2019, in line with faster growth in the global economy next year. The Thai economy’s main drivers in 2020 will be recoveries in export volumes and […]

Quality over quantity will lift tourism image

Khanitha Pakinamhang Tourism has long been an important source of revenue for Thailand. Last year, there were approximately 35 million visitors to Thailand, generating total income of around 1.8 trillion baht, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Unfortunately, in recent years Thailand’s tourism industry has been affected by what is dubbed as “poor […]

Unlocking northern Thailand’s tourism sustainability

          Kannika Thampanishvong International tourists who are familiar with Thailand are likely to have opted to visit popular destinations such as Bangkok, Pattaya and Phuket but Thailand is a vast, variegated land that rewards further exploration. Northern Thailand is one of the most alluring destinations outside of Bangkok as this region offers a staggering range […]