Thailand may lift martial law in some places World

Thailand may lift martial law in some places

The Thai government may consider lifting martial law in some provinces to help recover the economy, especially the tourism industry, Deputy Prime Minister Wisanu Krue-ngam was quoted by The Nation newspaper as saying.

Thai tourism sector still not recover

Tourism industry, which contributes about 10 percent to the Thai economy, has not yet recovered due to the impact of prolonged political tension.

Tourist arrivals to Thailand grow unexpectedly

The number of tourist arrivals to Thailand during the first seven months of this year grew unexpectedly at 20.37 percent with a total of 14.96 million visitors, a Tourism and Sports Ministry report said.

Thailand plans to attract high-end visitors

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra expressed her wish to attract more high-end visitors to the country, following her officials visits to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.