BANGKOK, May 2011 – Foreign tourists have more confidence in the Thai tourism despite domestic political situation, according to a recent survey conducted by the Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.
Tourism Department Director-General Supol Sripan said the survey of 1,200 foreign tourists was carried out during 9-30 April 2011, to collect their opinions for use in improving the Thai tourism sector.
On problems to be addressed, 27.9% of the respondents wanted the authorities to solve overpriced private transport service while 25.6% wanted to see clean public places.
According to Director-General Supol, the tourism situation has been improving this year. The number of foreign tourists coming to Thailand by the end of this year is expect to be no less than 17 million, generating over 600 billion baht in revenue.
There is certainly no shortage of Smiling farang (Foreigners), just a few days ago the evidence was inarguably demonstrated with an overwhelming show of faces, local and abroad for the opening night of "The Clubhouse Bangkok"
collage of opening night at The Clubhouse Bangkok, click here to expand image or click "here to see photo album Clubhouse Bangkok"
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