Thai Tourism Revenue Tops Trillion Baht in First Seven Months with 15 Million Foreign Visitors

Foreign arrivals to Thailand in the first seven months of this year surpassed 15 million, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports reported on Friday, with total revenue from the tourism sector exceeding one trillion baht.

From January to July, Thailand’s tourist industry brought in roughly 1.085 trillion baht, with 638 billion baht of that coming from the spending of international visitors, the official data showed.

The second-largest economy in Southeast Asia has welcomed 15,322,175 foreign visitors so far this year, a 384% increase from the same period last year, with Malaysia and China being the biggest import markets. 

The ministry expects the number of incoming tourists to reach the target of not less than 25 million by the end of the year, thanks to the robust recovery momentum.