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2.7 million Songkran tourists expected

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects 2.71 million domestic and foreign tourists to wade into the five-day Songkran celebration beginning next week, a 10% rise from last year. 

revellers enjoy the Songkran fun at Siam Square last year. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)

Thai and foreign tourists would likely spend more than 11.12 billion baht on tourism business operators alone, an increase of 20% on the same period last year, the TAT said on Wednesday.

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