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Phuket Vegetarian Festival hoped to generate more than B350mn

By The Phuket News

 

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TAT Governor Yuthasak Supasorn. Photo: TAT / file

 

PHUKET: The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is expected to attract some 60,000 people to take part in the festivities, altogether generating a projected more than B350 million in revenues for local businesses, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has announced.

 

“According to reports from 54 of 200 hotels open in Phuket, about 20% of rooms have been booked for weekdays, and more bookings were made for the weekend during the nine days of the festival, from Oct 17-25.” Mr Yuthasak said, reported state news broadcaster MCOT.

 

“We expect 60,000 tourists and local people to join the festival. Most of the tourists will come from nearby provinces, up to about 300 kilometres from Phuket,” he said.

 

Full story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-vegetarian-festival-hoped-to-generate-more-than-b350mn-77651.php

 

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Sorry but that’s the last place I would be going to you only need one super spreader of this disease to start a pandemic in a country that has managed to see few deaths  

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34 minutes ago, ChrisY1 said:

Is this festival really something special???

Really special! They eat salad! Next week they going to annouce new plan: every vegan get new visa, in ASQ only 14,5 days coz they are so healty people!

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4 hours ago, webfact said:

PHUKET: The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is expected to attract some 60,000 people to take part in the festivities, altogether generating a projected more than B350 million in revenues for local businesses, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has announced.

More projections.... hubba hubba hub.

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3 hours ago, ChrisY1 said:

Is this festival really something special???

Google some of the images and decide for yourself.

 

6 hours ago, webfact said:

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is expected to attract some 60,000 people to take part in the festivities, altogether generating a projected more than B350 million in revenues for local businesses, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has announced

Just checked and last year they projected spending of 3bn baht!

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