In February, thousands of Chinese tourists opted to stay on the Indonesian island of Bali rather than return home. Photo: AFP In February, thousands of Chinese tourists opted to stay on the Indonesian island of Bali rather than return home. Photo: AFP
In February, thousands of Chinese tourists opted to stay on the Indonesian island of Bali rather than return home. Photo: AFP
Mercedes Hutton
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‘Coronavirus crisis tourists’: fleeing the pandemic is not only selfish, it’s a privilege only the rich can afford

  • From Australia and South Korea to France and the US, people are trying to escape the pandemic while incorporating a holiday at the same time
  • This potentially aids the spread of the virus, places the destinations they travel to at greater risk and is nothing short of irresponsible

In February, thousands of Chinese tourists opted to stay on the Indonesian island of Bali rather than return home. Photo: AFP In February, thousands of Chinese tourists opted to stay on the Indonesian island of Bali rather than return home. Photo: AFP
In February, thousands of Chinese tourists opted to stay on the Indonesian island of Bali rather than return home. Photo: AFP
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