Thailand Trys to Lure Chinese Tourists With Dedicated Immigration Lanes

Dedicated immigration lanes at airports manned by Mandarin speakers open at five airports across Thailand.

Thailand Trys to Lure Chinese Tourists With Dedicated Immigration Lanes

  PHUKET – The Phuket boat tragedy had a significant impact on Chinese tourist arrivals in Thailand last month, but immigration officials in the Southeast Asian country are doing all they can to win them back. The deadly accident on July 5 claimed the lives of 47 Chinese holidaymakers after the boat they were on […]

Thailand’s Airports Strained Beyond Capacity as Tourism from China Explodes

Thailand’s Airports Strained Beyond Capacity as Tourism from China Explodes

– BANGKOK – Thailand is facing a deluge of Chinese tourists that has strained its airports beyond capacity, but new expansions will take years to ease congestion, meanwhile visitor numbers are projected to almost double. Thailand’s airports are strained beyond capacity, while spending billions to upgrade its infrastructure, open up new islands and cities to […]