over the top: Russian tourists flooded this distant exotic country, taking first place in the New Year holidays with a large margin in attendance – in 15 days of January, almost 100 thousand of ours arrived in the kingdom. Such statistics were presented by the Thai press.
According to the Thailand Tourism Authority, from January 1 to January 15, 2023, 99,593 tourists from Russia visited Thailand. As a result, Russia took first place among all countries in terms of the number of tourists visiting Thailand, and Thailand – at least, according to the Thais – became the country where Russian tourists most often came.
By the way, all other countries, “Putting” Thailand the most tourists in the first half of January are the neighboring states of Asia. Second place was taken by Malaysians, followed by tourists from Korea, India and Laos.
According to the data of Russian tour operators, they do not expect a decline in demand after the New Year holidays, according to the tourism department. “Thailand in January is the undisputed leader among Russian tourists. Demand is only growing,” Thai experts quote.
They also emphasize that despite high demand, hoteliers have not raised prices yet. They remain “at an acceptable level for the current situation.”
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