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Thailand officials issue tourist warning

Thailand officials issue tourist warning
27 May 2014

Foreign visitors are being urged to be extra cautious when visiting Thailand due to the ongoing political uncertainty in the Asian country.

It is, of course, a popular destination among Brits and holidaymakers from elsewhere, yet political tension is likely to have discouraged people from travelling there in 2014.

And those who have already booked to go to the south-east Asian state have been told to be aware of the situation and act accordingly.

Susdivachr Cheewarattanaporn, president of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, said that once the political situation is sorted, every effort will be made to ensure that the industry – which is a pillar of the domestic economy – is able to recover lost ground.

"We will be more aggressive. I have assigned all deputies to create new campaigns and activities to recover tourism right away once the political situation is back to normal," he told the Bangkok Post.ADNFCR-408-ID-801723286-ADNFCR

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