3:42 pm - Saturday October 1, 2016

Phuket; Tourism Hub

Phuket; Tourism HubAccording to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), international tourist arrivals in Thailand have jumped by 24.36% to 8.2 million. They were mainly from the United States, Russia, India, China and Japan.

The TAT also reports that revenue generated by tourism will reach 600 billion baht by the end of the year. They will soon be increasing their marketing efforts to target European first-time visitors, particularly from the United Kingdom and Germany.

Phuket has also seen an increase of 36.58% in international visitors, mainly from Russia and Asia.

“More tourists are heading to Phuket not just for its inexpensive lifestyle and shopping, but also to relax and enjoy the surroundings of nature,” commented Jarrat Beaumont, Group Sales Director of Castlewood Group, a commercial real estate developer based in Singapore.



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