In my inbox Holiday in Bangkok?

27 November 2008

For some reason, I have been receiving a large number of e-mails from travel sites and airlines today. Perhaps it’s because Black Friday and Cyber Monday are nigh. Anyway, ebookers has sent me an e-mail offering all sorts of deals to warmer places than dreary and cold Britain. Only if I could afford such a holiday! Anyway, among them was this offer to Bangkok. It seems rather optimistic to think that people will rush into buying a trip to a place where the airports are shut down. To be fair, once you click on the link, the following appears:

Thailand will lose quite a large number of potential visitors, and that’s not good news for those who rely on tourism for their livelihood.