Thailand expects Chinese tourists to fall by 2 mln this year

BANGKOK, Thailand expects the number of

Chinese tourists to fall by 2 million to 9 million this year due

to the coronavirus oubreak in China, the Tourism Authority of

Thailand said on Tuesday.

Tourism has been hit hard by China's ban on all group tours.

Chinese tourists, Thailand's biggest source of visitors, were

numbered about 11 million last year.nL4N29W0M5

The TAT will this week propose to the government measures to

help the industry, TAT Governor Yuthasak Supasorn told a news

conference.

Source: ASEAN Exchanges