Thailand tourism likely to face $2.7 billion loss as unrest continues

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Tourism Authority of Thailand said the financial loss from the ongoing political unrest could amount to $2.7 billion over the first two quarters of 2014, especially if the situation continues into March and April 2014, International Business Times reported.

Several hotels saw a drop in occupancy rates, while some airlines canceled flights into Bangkok.

Clashes between security forces and protesters have left three people dead.

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