About 138.332 Finnish tourists arrived in Thailand last year. And in the first quarter of this year, the number increased 24 %. Finland delivers the second biggest group of Scandinavian tourist in Thailand. The biggest Nordic costumer to the Thai tourism industry is Sweden, with 350,000 visitors last year.
According the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the number of tourist arrivals in the Kingdom for last year stood at 14.5 million persons. Of that, 757,734 visitors, or 5 %t, were from Scandinavian countries, a growth of 17.4 % from 2006. The majority of Scandinavian tourists travelling to growth of 24 %.
Presently, 3.08 %of all Scandinavians visit Thailand.
The average length of stay in Thailand for visitors from Scandinavian countries has been rising year on year, mainly from four countries. Norwegians recorded the longest average length of stay at over 16.42 days, followed by the Swedish at 16.20 days. Danes spent 14.81 days while Finns spent 14.11 days.