A temple in Bangkok (Source: Xinhua)
 
Bangkok (NNT/VNA) – Tourist arrivals to Thailand rose 6.3 percent to 2.8 million in May. 

Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports Pongpanu Svetarundra said the majority of visitors last month were from East Asia, followed by Europe, South Asia, and the United States. 

Pongpanu said the Chinese continued to top the list of international arrivals to Thailand. 

For 2018, the Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports aims to achieve a 10 percent year-on-year growth in the number of visitors, or around 37 million to 38 million.-NNT/VNA