Unrest in Thailand impacts on travel

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Unrest in Thailand impacts on travel

Postby CielOnTap on Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:31 pm

Industry Headaches as Travelers Cancel Trips to Thailand

Increasing numbers of Koreans are canceling their trips to Thailand due to political unrest there, sparking conflicts with travel agencies over penalties. Customers cite a government travel advisory urging Koreans to postpone all non-essential travel to the Southeast Asian country and refuse to pay. But with mounting cancellations, the travel agencies face huge losses.

http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200809/200809040021.html

It is getting hard to make a living in the travel sector this year, what with high aviation fuel costs, passengers not wanting to pay luggage fees and now strife in a destination.
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Re: Unrest in Thailand impacts on travel

Postby lil-piggy on Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:34 pm

:(

<squishing eyes shut and running from room>

naw.... not really. Anything with the word 'Thailand' in it gets my attention. My daughter will soon be there for 2 months. But until worrying helps, I won't.
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