Krabi Airport’s Immigration Bureau showed Chinese tourists made up 66.6% of all visits to area, which includes Phi Phi Island. This compared with Malaysian that has a market share of 11.9%, Europeans 5 to 6% and Singapore, 4.6%.
Phi Phi had tourists increased 28.35% in 2017.
“If this, rate continues the island will be swamped by 2,550,000 visitors up from 560,000 visits in the past”
Kasetsart professor, Thon Thamrongnawasawat