ISTANBUL, July 22- Turkey will miss government's economic growth forecasts this year and next following the failed coup that has hammered the lira and put renewed pressure on the tourism sector, according to economists in a Reuters poll. The survey of 41 economists based in and outside Turkey, taken this week, predicted the economy would grow 3.5 percent this... » Read More
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Adithep Vanabriksha, chief investment officer for Thailand at Aberdeen Asset Management, expects the deadly bomb attack to be a big hit on Thailand's tourism industry and consumer confidence.
The government will recognize Yelp reviews of federal agencies.
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Apart from happening during the peak hour, the attack was carried out one day after the Mother's Day celebrations, catching the police off guard, says Prinn Panitchpakdi, country head, Thailand at CLSA Securities.
While the deadly explosion has resulted in short-term cancellations, Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotel Group, believes that Thailand's tourism industry can recover as it has done previously.
Darren Buckley, president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Thailand, says the deadly bomb blast in central Bangkok on Monday won't sway investor sentiment.
While the deadly bomb attack will likely impact tourist confidence, tourist arrivals, in particular from China, have not been affected at the moment, says Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air.
Nip into South Korea for a VAT-free tuck – that's part of the country's latest campaign to revive its struggling tourism sector.
The site of Monday's deadly bomb blast is an important location which exemplifies political struggles in Thailand, says Aim Sinpeng, lecturer in comparative politics at The University of Sydney.
Some economists are warning that Monday's deadly bomb blast could tip Thailand's economy into a crisis. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Bangkok.
Thailand's PM said authorities were looking for a "suspect" seen on CCTV after the bombing that killed 22 people.
Shock waves rippled through Bangkok as the Thai city surveyed the aftermath of a deadly pipe-bomb explosion at a well-known shrine.
Kasem Prunratanamala, head of Thailand Research from CIMB, says the bomb explosion which occurred in one of Bangkok's most renowned shrines on Monday is the "worst attack" on the country in 40 years.