Three Million Tourists Visited Samui Island in 2023

Samui Island, Surat Thani –

More than three million people visited Samui Island which generated more than 37 Billion Baht in revenue last year, said Samui tourism authorities.

The Samui Tourism and Sports Office reported that that there were 3,185,000 tourists who visited Samui Island from January to November last year which generated a total of 37 billion Baht. Most of the foreign tourists were from Germany, the United Kingdom, Israel, France and Russia.

Tour Operators said tourists like marine tourism, diving, and sunbathing. Other destination islands apart from Samui were Mu Ko Ang Thong, Tan Island and Mat Sum Island (Pig Island). However, there were not that many Chinese tourists who visited Samui Island in 2023.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.