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Thai crackdown on cheap tours hits visitor numbers

Hotel bookings by China tourists for the Chinese New Year tumble as a result

Chinese tourist numbers fell 30 per cent in November from the year before to the lowest monthly total in more than two years.


CHINESE hotel bookings to Thailand for the Chinese New Year have tumbled as a crackdown on cheap package tours hits visitor numbers from its biggest source of holiday-makers.

Tourism is increasingly important for Thailand given that its economic growth lags other South-east...

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