Thailand recorded 11.15 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2022, a surge from just about 428,000 the previous year when broad travel curbs were in place, tourism ministry data showed on Tuesday.

In December, there were 2.24 million foreign tourists, compared with 230,497 in the same period a year earlier. In pre-pandemic 2019, there were nearly 40 million foreign tourists for the year. (Reporting by Orathai Sriring; Editing by Martin Petty)