TITLE

HOW TROUBLED IS THAI TOURISM?

AUTHOR(S)
Hampton, Matthew
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);4/24/2009, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whether recent political disturbance and demonstrations in Bangkok, Thailand, will impact the tourism prospects of the region. Tour operators are quite concerned about the safety of their clients. Though Thailand has been labeled as the cheapest travel destination in 2009, recent unfolding of events can unsettle the confidence and enthusiasm of tourists as well as the tour operators.
ACCESSION #
41550575

 

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