Thailand tourist arrivals down 1.03% in May, Chinese tourists fall 8.55%

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The Tourism Ministry of Thailand reported yesterday, June 20th, 2019, the following news in regards to tourism arrivals in Thailand and the news isn’t positive:

-A total of a 1.03% drop in the total number of tourists year over year in May.

-A total of 2.7 million tourists in May.

-Spending of 135 billion baht, down 0.95% from the prior year.

-Chinese tourists declined 8.55% year over year.

-Total tourism dollars in May accounted for about 12% of the gross domestic product.