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16 Million Tourists visited Thailand in 2024

16 Million Tourists visited Thailand in 2024

Thailand recorded 16 million foreign tourists from January 1st to June 16th this year, according to figures released by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.

On June 19th, the ministry reported a significant 97.82% increase in tourists from the Middle East, attributed to the Eid al-Adha Islamic holiday. Additionally, there were increases in tourists from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore by 32.99%, 37.70%, and 17.94% respectively.

Last week, Thailand welcomed 657,362 foreign tourists, an increase of 65,024 or 10.98% from the previous week, averaging 93,909 foreign tourists per day. From January 1st to June 16th, 2024, Thailand has welcomed a total of 16,200,706 tourists, contributing an estimated 765.584 billion baht in spending to the Thai economy. The top five countries of origin for tourists are China (3,179,539), Malaysia (2,253,397), India (952,470), Russia (888,203), and South Korea (874,903).

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