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As we enter a long holiday weekend, the Tourism Authority of Thailand says 5.72 billion baht is expected to be generated by local tourists. The announcement comes after a TAT survey among domestic travellers about the upcoming weekend and their travel plans. People will take about 1.84 million trips this weekend between today and Sunday according to the survey responses, which officials estimate will pump nearly 6 billion baht into the Thai economy. Confidence has increased amongst Thai travellers in the safety of taking a holiday due to Covid-19 prevention programs for businesses as well as personal virus safety measures […]

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2 hours ago, Jason said:

Oh no! it's TAT again...! Ever heard of the story of the boy who cried "wolf"? It's a bit like that....unbelievable Thailand!

Well .....

5 hours ago, Thaiger said:

That means 1.9 million rooms are already booked, a slightly higher figure than the total number of estimated travellers for the weekend

If (IF) 1.9 million rooms are already booked and a lot of those will be for two people that suggests that upwards of three million Thais will be on holiday this weekend.

That's 1 in 20.

That doesn't seem very likely, but if so stand by for the next wave 😢.

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