Posts Tagged ‘ Thai tourism ’

Attracting more Tourists to Oman, Thailand and the Maldives

Apr 15th, 2009 | By

Tourists mean money. Tourists mean economic growth so in the straightened times we find ourselves in, some countries are doing their utmost to get us to visit them.In the Middle East, neighbours are trying to clone Dubai’s success. Oman aims to quadruple the number of tourists visiting there to 12 million by 2020 and has therefore announced it is spending $10 billion on airport expansion, 10 new resort developments and a major convention centre. Will Oman look like Dubai does now in a few years?
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Britons stay at Home

Mar 16th, 2009 | By

It is no surprise to anyone that Britons are travelling abroad less this year but some countries are feeling the pinch that we have stayed away from their countries last year as well.Thailand has announced that they had 50,000 less UK visitors than they had in 2007. Nonetheless 700,000 of us made the long journey to Bangkok or the coastline or both. One of the reasons for the decline could have been due to the fact that a number of Brits go to Thailand for
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