80000 Thai Travel Workers Faces Unemployment Due To Financial Crises

Because of the global economic crisis, last year’s airport closures and continued local political uncertainty have combined to reduce the numbers of tourists in Thailand.


The travel industry has asked the government for 15 billion Bhat in support, 5 million Bhat as an emergency fund to boost tourism by no later than April.


Thailand has abut 200000 employees working in the travel sector, 80,000 of them, mostly tour guides, will probably be laid off if nothing is done the travel industry of Thailand states.


The number of Scandinavian tourist in Thailand has dropped about ten percent since last year.