Of course, popularity is more than domestic travel. So is outbound travel. A tourist platform data show that nearly half of the tourists choose outbound travel. Data from travel providers show that the most popular destinations for outbound tourism are Southeast Asia, such as Koh Samui, Bali Island, Sabah and Cebu. Many people listed Thailand as the preferred destination for outbound travel. The data also show that the number of visitors per year in Thailand is much larger than that in other countries. Why is Thailand so popular? In 2012, the new years blockbuster Tai AI set off a Thailand fever. According to the statistics of Thailand Tourism Bureau, 1 million 520 thousand of Chinese tourists went to Thailand in 2011, while 2 million 700 thousand of Chinese tourists went to Thailand in 2012, an increase of 43.5%. In 2013, the number of visitors to Thailand continued to grow, reaching 4 million 530 thousand. A trip go and go Saving money and having fun are the feelings many tourists describe when they go to Thailand. We searched the heel Tour of different countries and travel agencies. After comparing prices, we found that the average cost of going to Thailand is about three thousand yuan, which is cheaper than some of the hot destinations in China. In contrast, the travel to Europe, the United States, Australia, Japan and other developed countries is much more expensive, and the per capita cost is up to eight thousand or even more than ten thousand yuan, even tens of thousands. Thailand is one of the earliest open Chinese outbound travel countries, which has always been a hot destination for Chinese people to go abroad, said Zheng Qijun, the director of the operation of a Southeast Asian tourist route in Beijing. He pointed out that Thailand attracted the five advantages of Chinese tourists - short - range near - ground, simple procedures, strong national characteristics, delicious food and low consumption (RMB 1 yuan equivalent to the Thai baht 5 yuan). Compared with the three swordsmen of Singapore and Malaysia, Thailand has a higher cost performance for outbound travel. Singapore is small and expensive, now mainly for high-end travel, Zheng Qijun analysis, Malaysia is not cheap, the distance is far, after the MH370 incident, the hit is bigger. Cheap, warm climate, sandy beach and tropical scenery, said a tourist who traveled to more than 10 countries, talking about Thailand, a country that would want to go all the time. In addition, Chinese tourists to Thailand can sign, relative to other countries or regions for more than 1 months of visa application cycle, to Thailand really can walk away. The tourist is back at the end of the national mourning period Since 2012, the number of visitors to Thailand has been ahead of the number of tourists to other countries, but the figures show that the number of tourists visiting Thailand from Beijing in 2017 has declined significantly. In October 2016, King Adu, king of Thailand, died. Thailand then entered a year long national mourning period. Some of the major national attractions, including imperial palaces and temples, were closed indefinite. And many large-scale traditional activities that attract many foreign tourists every year, such as the annual LAN Na Water Lantern Festival in Chiang Mai, have also been cancelled or adjusted. In addition, entertainment businesses such as night markets, bars and nightclubs are also required to shorten business hours or close down. Data show that the number of Chinese tourists to Thailand in the first, second and third quarters of last year dropped by more than 35% over the same period last year. Until the fourth quarter, Thailands national mourning period ended, and the number of tourists who went to Thailand with the group returned. Thailand seems ready to be ready to welcome the whole world, especially Chinese tourists. Ponpanu, the head of the Thailand tourism and sports department, said in a January Conference on Thailand tourism and income in 2017 that Chinese tourists contributed most to Thailands tourism industry in quantity and income generating amount. Last year, Chinese tourists to Thailand brought more than 520 billion baht (about 104 billion 700 million yuan). . And a travel platform data also showed that in the past 51 holiday, Thailand Bangkoks air tickets were booked most.