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Posted: 17 Oct 2011 | 6:00 am
Succumbing to the numbers game Thailand's Tourism and Sports Ministry is aiming to hit the 30 million arrivals marker by 2015.
The knock on economic benefit is expected to generate THB12 trillion in resulting revenue.
Putting things into perspective this year forecast is calling for 19 million with THB700 billion in according to comments by the presiding Minister Chumpol Silapa-archa.
Certainly the air is thin up in the forecasting department and as many tourism analysts understand the higher the number goes, the lower the multiplier goes given an every growing base.
Anyway end of the day, 30 million humm, at least Bangkok does have hope to fill all of those new hotel rooms.
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