A waterfront village in Thailand's easternmost Trat province, one of 55 “secondary destinations” the country’s tourism authority is promoting to relieve pressure on places such as Phuket and Bangkok. Picture: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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Forget Phuket and give Bangkok a wide berth – try Thailand’s secondary destinations instead

To relieve pressure on its most popular visitor attractions, the country is promoting 55 alternative places to go; meanwhile, Crazy Rich Asians film has stoked interest in visiting Singapore

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A waterfront village in Thailand's easternmost Trat province, one of 55 “secondary destinations” the country’s tourism authority is promoting to relieve pressure on places such as Phuket and Bangkok. Picture: Shutterstock
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