People wearing face masks in Bangkok, on January 31. Picture: AFP
Mercedes Hutton
Opinion

Opinion

Destinations known by Mercedes Hutton

Thailand’s toxic smog: bad for tourism, good for the Department of Royal Rainmaking

  • Poor air quality, caused by weather patterns, vehicle emissions and the burning of crops and rubbish, threatens to affect visitor numbers
  • Tourists urged to wear respirator masks as ‘haze’ shows no sign of clearing

TOP PICKS

People wearing face masks in Bangkok, on January 31. Picture: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE