Old Feb 20, 14, 8:20 am
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Originally Posted by Dr. HFH View Post
Actually, I'm not. In my mind, balancing that 1) Thailand is an incredibly popular tourist destination, 2) which right now and for the indefinite future is experiencing occasionally quite violent political unrest aimed at regime change, thus driving tourists away resulting in very low hotel occupancy rates, I had guessed that those factors would balance out to no net change.
I'm not surprised either. Although there is trouble, especially in Bangkok, I have yet to see any hotels drop their rates appreciably just to keep their hotels full.
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