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


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.

Adam Judd
Mr. Adam Judd is the Co-owner of TPN Media since December 2017. He is originally from Washington D.C., America, but has also lived in Dallas, Sarasota, and Portsmouth. His background is in retail sales, HR, and operations management, and has written about news and Thailand for many years. He has lived in Pattaya for over nine years as a full-time resident, is well known locally and been visiting the country as a regular visitor for over a decade. His full contact information, including office contact information, can be found on our Contact Us page below. Stories please e-mail About Us: Contact Us: