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Thailand targets $64 billion tourism revenue in 2023: Official

Thailand expects to welcome 1.5 million tourists per month during the last quarter of this year and 10 million in 2022.

• September 19, 2022
Tourists in Thailand
Tourists in Thailand [Photo Credit: CNN]

The Thai government expects to achieve up to $64.3 billion in tourism revenue in 2023, a government spokesperson, Anucha Burapachaisri said on Monday.

The spokesperson said that the tourism sector, which is a key driver of the Southeast Asian country’s economic growth, has continued to recover.

Mr Burapachaisri said that the government had set a target of raking in the revenue back to 80 per cent of its 2019 level in 2023.

He said the Thai government expected to see a tourism revenue of $40.5 billion from foreign tourists while $23.8 billion from domestic travels in 2023.

He said the country expected to welcome 1.5 million tourists per month during the last quarter of this year and that Thailand was targeting to receive 10 million tourists in 2022.

(Xinhua/NAN)

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