Tourists take pictures of Koh Phi Phi Leh, in Thailand. Photo: AFP
Mercedes Hutton
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Has Thailand had enough of Western tourists and their ‘entitlement’?

  • Once the mainstay of the Thai tourism industry, visitors from Europe, the US and Australia are now outnumbered
  • Arrivals from the rest of Asia and the Middle East tend to spend more on a daily basis, but their stays are shorter
Tourists take pictures of Koh Phi Phi Leh, in Thailand. Photo: AFP
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