Thailand is expected to reach a record of 41.1 million foreign tourists in 2019, according to the Ministry of Tourism & Sports. Last year, the nation broke records by attracting 38.3 million tourists.
Of the many visitors who choose Thailand for their holiday destination, China remains the most represented source. Thailand is regularly named in the top five of the most visited destinations for Chinese travellers; along with Chinese New Year that was held in February 2019 in several places in Thailand, the 44th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and China make this year even more significant for both countries.
The continuing growth of Thailand’s tourist arrivals is something that the nation welcomes and has in fact cultivated over the past decade. To date, the tourism industry remains one of Thailand’s key engines for economic growth.
Located in Southeast Asia, Thailand is one of the world’s most famous and popular tourist destinations. It’s a collage of scenes comprising Buddhist temples with orange-robed monks, bustling modern cities with the famous tuk-tuks, ancient ruins, astonishing beaches and beautiful farming villages surrounded by rice terraces. This captivating portrait is the reason Thailand continues to be one of Southeast Asia’s most popular travel destinations.