EEach year over 12 million people travel to Thailand and a large number relocate or spend an extended amount of time there. Tourists can easily get by speaking no Thai if they stick to the main tourist areas and establishments. If you want a richer holiday and fuller cultural experience, knowing a little Thai will definitely go a long way.
Thai people really appreciate it when visitors manage to speak even just a few words of Thai!
The below information is definitely worth reading for those who are planning to spend an extended amount of time in Thailand.