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Teflon Tourism: Thailand Forecasts Record Numbers

A deadly bombing in August threatened to scuttle Thailand's economically crucial tourism industry but officials are now forecasting more than 30 million visitors this year as arrivals from China swell. The bounce-back reinforces the teflon reputation of Thai tourism, which has thrived over the past decade despite two coups, episodes of deadly street fighting, airport occupations and natural disasters. Thailand's tourism council is forecasting a record 30.3 million visitors this...

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