Log in Register

Login to your account

Username *
Password *
Remember Me

Create an account

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
Name *
Username *
Password *
Verify password *
Email *
Verify email *
Captcha *
Login With Facebook

UAE tourism traffic to Thailand remains unchanged

altApril 14- Despite rioting in  issued by the Emirates, travel to the country from the UAE remains unaffected, said industry sources on Tuesday. However, a significant decrease in tourists from the UAE is expected if the ‘red shirt’ protests in Thailand continue
"We have had no cancellations or rescheduling of flights since the protests started last week in Bangkok," Manu Mehrotra, General Manager of Al Tayer Travel Agency, said. "However, some are maintaining a wait-and-watch approach before making future travel plans."
Mehrotra added that while the situation won’t be as bad as the decline in tourism to Thailand last year, it may still be a possibility. "Should the rioting continue into the summer when schools shut for holidays, we could anticipate a 20 and 25 per cent drop in travellers."
Meanwhile, flights between Dubai and Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport appear to be operating normally, with Thai Airways confirming that all flights are on schedule. "Thai Airways is operating all flights and there is no cause of concern at the Bangkok airport. The rioting is contained in neighbourhoods far away,” said a spokesperson of the airline. .


Special Offers

Stay 3 nights in 5-star hotel in Dubai for only $314

The 5-star Meliá Dubai is in Bur Dubai, within walking distance of the main commercial and shopping districts, Dubai Museum, Dubai Creek, the Heritage Centre of the city and
  • More Special Offers
  • Hotels

    New seaside resort in Qatar

    Those of you planning a trip to Qatar may want to check out Qatar’s first leisure destination Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, which has now opened following a major
  • More Hotels News
  • Destination:

    1. Start date:

    2. End date: