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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) sees potential opportunities in penetrating secondary cities in Germany to draw more German tourists to Thailand.

Turkey, a favourite destination for Germans, is currently mired in political unrest, so Thailand should take this chance to attract more German tourists.

Juthaporn Rerngronasa, deputy governor for international marketing in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, said Dusseldorf and Munich are target markets for increasing the number of first-time visitors…

Turkey’s political problems will benefit Thailand’s tourism, she said.

Apart from Germans, Turkey is also a popular destination for Russians. Both countries are key markets for Thailand.

Although Europe is still facing economic problems, the number of tourist arrivals from Germany and Russia are promising.

During the first five months of this year, arrivals from Germany grew by 11.8% to 352,691, while arrivals from Russia increased by 38.9% to 830, 404.

About half of those aged…

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