According to TAT estimates, in 2021, Thailand will welcome about 1 million worldwide guests – the bottom degree ever on this nation.
Due to the influence of Covid-19, in 2021, Thailand is anticipated to welcome 100 million home vacationers and three million worldwide guests. And to that finish, the nation has reopened with the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus packages to welcome worldwide guests who’ve been vaccinated towards Covid-19.
However, Thailand can nonetheless solely obtain 50-60 million home and 1 million worldwide guests this 12 months if the Covid-19 scenario worsens and the Thai authorities continues to take measures to stop the unfold of the virus. measures to blockade and limit travel all through the nation. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Director General Yuthasak Supasorn predicts this would be the lowest degree ever on this nation, estimating tourism income this 12 months to solely attain 19 billion USD (down 23% in comparison with the earlier 12 months). 2020).
TAT targets a minimal of 10 million international and 122 million home guests by 2022, and forecasts income for the tourism trade subsequent 12 months to achieve practically $40 billion. This objective consists of the idea that the worldwide Covid-19 scenario stays unstable, and nations nonetheless apply travel restrictions. If the scenario is best, Thailand can welcome 18 million worldwide guests, 160 million home vacationers and earn greater than 57 billion USD.
According to Vice President of Thailand Association of Travel Agents Pornthip Hirunkate, nearly all of vacationers coming to Phuket at this level below the Phuket Sandbox program are simply solo vacationers, as a substitute of in giant tour teams as earlier than.