DialAFlight Report Impressive Resurgence for Flights to ThailandBy Dialaflight, PRNE
Thursday, January 28, 2010
LONDON, January 29 - After a significant decline blamed principally on political unrest
locally as well as a more widespread downturn in the travel sector during the
global financial crisis, Thailand appears to be bouncing back impressively in
Last year was always likely to be a difficult one for tourism in Thailand
following the hugely disruptive demonstrations at Bangkok airport in December
2008 which inevitably led to a degree of wariness among visitors and tour
operators. This coupled with the widespread decline in the long haul travel
sector meant that a significant drop off was as good as inevitable.
Unsurprisingly given the importance of the tourist industry to Thailand's
emerging economy The Kingdom quickly moved to counter this slump by offering
strong reassurances that the events of December 2008 were a one off and by
aggressively reducing prices.
Consequently Thailand has firmed up its reputation as the best value for
money tourist destination in South East Asia and the start of the high season
in December seemingly heralded the beginning of a swift recovery. In fact
figures for that period were up an impressive 40% following a 20% decline the
DialAFlight have observed a massive upsurge in bookings with a growth of
nearly 60%. Phuket is proving especially popular and is now firmly
established as Dialalight's number one Thai destination.
A spokesperson for DialAFlight commented:
'The Thai tourist industry has done a great job of turning a bad
situation around and the country has quickly re-established itself as South
East Asia's most popular travel destination. Thailand's reputation as a great
value for money travel destination is well established and, as ever, visitors
to the country should be able to find some real bargains.'
DialAFlight makes the travel arrangements for almost half a million
people annually and is one of the travel industry's best performing and most
consistently profitable firms, it has appeared in the Sunday Times UK Top 250
survey for several years. DialAFlight uniquely, guarantees that all phone
calls during business hours (and that's up until 9pm at night) are answered
live by one of its 350 experienced reservations staff in less than 5 secs.
DialAFlight offer more than six million cheap flights to a wide range of
destinations around the world including flights to Thailand
(www.dialaflight.com/flights/asia/thailand/) and cheap flights
to Australia (www.dialaflight.com/flights/australia/).
For more information please visit www.DialAFlight.com.
Contact Details: Karen Hart, DialAFlight, Tel: +44(0)20-9629966
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