Tourists visit the Emerald Buddha Temple inside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tourists visit the Emerald Buddha Temple inside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: EPA-EFE

Asia-Pacific tourism won’t recover until 2024 in absence of mainland Chinese visitors, say analysts

  • Even now that Asia-Pacific countries have scrapped most of their travel curbs, the lack of Chinese tourists continues to weigh on hotel occupancy
  • Before the pandemic, they accounted for 40 per cent of tourists within Asia-Pacific, according to property consultancy JLL.

Tourists visit the Emerald Buddha Temple inside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tourists visit the Emerald Buddha Temple inside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: EPA-EFE
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