The “Ah” has gone from “Amazing Thailand”. At least in medical tourism.
In the days immediately following the anti-government protests in Bangkok, social network users on the internet found it hard to restrain themselves from gloating over the apparent destruction of Thailand as a medical destination and the opportunities this may present to other countries.
A great deal now hinges on how the Thai government, specifically its tourism arm, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), acts to promote Thailand as a medical tourism destination in the coming year.
Sustained and cohesive promotion efforts are not likely to happen soon, insiders agree. While TAT has been working on a medical tourism Read more…