Locals pose for photos on Patong Beach on July 19 in Phuket, Thailand. The island is part of a quarantine-free programme for vaccinated tourists called “Phuket Sandbox”. Photo: Getty Images Locals pose for photos on Patong Beach on July 19 in Phuket, Thailand. The island is part of a quarantine-free programme for vaccinated tourists called “Phuket Sandbox”. Photo: Getty Images
Locals pose for photos on Patong Beach on July 19 in Phuket, Thailand. The island is part of a quarantine-free programme for vaccinated tourists called “Phuket Sandbox”. Photo: Getty Images
Jason Hung
Opinion

Opinion

Jason Hung

Thailand needs a better Covid-19 strategy if it wants tourists to return

  • With vaccine hesitancy high amid supply delays, the government must get its act together if Thailand is to reach herd immunity this year and not imperil the ‘Phuket Sandbox’ and other similar tourism reopening schemes

Locals pose for photos on Patong Beach on July 19 in Phuket, Thailand. The island is part of a quarantine-free programme for vaccinated tourists called “Phuket Sandbox”. Photo: Getty Images Locals pose for photos on Patong Beach on July 19 in Phuket, Thailand. The island is part of a quarantine-free programme for vaccinated tourists called “Phuket Sandbox”. Photo: Getty Images
Locals pose for photos on Patong Beach on July 19 in Phuket, Thailand. The island is part of a quarantine-free programme for vaccinated tourists called “Phuket Sandbox”. Photo: Getty Images
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