This was told by the Minister of Tourism and Sports of Thailand Sudavan Wangsuphakitkoson. Her words are quoted by the Daily News.

In total, 25 million people have visited Thailand since the beginning of the year, RIA Novosti reports.

Most often, tourists came from Malaysia, the number of which amounted to 4 million, and Thailand was also often visited by tourists from China, South Korea and India.

The most popular destination in Thailand among Russians is the island of Phuket.

Earlier, Maya Lomidze, executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia, estimated the dynamics of tourist flow abroad at about 15-20%.