Soft currencies a threat for Thai tourism

January 30, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 30 January 2015: Thailand tourism sector will face challenges from an economic downturn in Europe and Russia this year, which has softened the two currencies against the Thai baht.

Speaking at the 13th Association of Thai Travel Agents and Thai Hotels Association annual meeting, Wednesday, ATTA president Sisdivachr Cheewarattanaporn told members that last year was tough due to political factors, but economic considerations will challenge agents in 2015.

“Last year was a tough due to political instability…but the country saw recovery in the last quarter of last year.”

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