Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Thailand Aims for Record 2 Million Russian Tourists Amid European Travel Restrictions

  • Thai tourism officials hope for 2 million Russian tourists to visit Thailand next year, as Russian travelers have been unwelcome in many European tourist locations due to their government’s illegal invasion of Ukraine.
  • Marriott International’s Sheraton Hotels & Resorts is expanding in Asia Pacific with five new properties in China and Japan, showcasing the brand’s new design concept.
  • ONYX Hospitality Group announced the grand opening of Amari Raaya Maldives, establishing its presence in the Southeast Asian hotel industry.

Tourism officials in Thailand are hoping for 2 million Russian tourists to visit the Kingdom next year. The Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Moscow office believes they could hit this record number if Thailand maintains its friendly country status with Russian government officials. Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine has Russian tourists unwelcome in many […]