Thailand’s peak season normally starts in November, but with the return of tourists hingeing on a Covid-19 vaccine, the festive season is expected to bring little cheer this year. Photo: Shutterstock Thailand’s peak season normally starts in November, but with the return of tourists hingeing on a Covid-19 vaccine, the festive season is expected to bring little cheer this year. Photo: Shutterstock
Thailand’s peak season normally starts in November, but with the return of tourists hingeing on a Covid-19 vaccine, the festive season is expected to bring little cheer this year. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
Opinion

Opinion

Destinations known by Mercedes Hutton

Thai tourism hinges on vaccine roll-out, big-spending visitors

  • The Land of Smiles’ orders of the vaccine fall far short of minimum to achieve herd immunity
  • Prime minister says ‘mid-2021 at the earliest’ for return to mass arrivals

Thailand’s peak season normally starts in November, but with the return of tourists hingeing on a Covid-19 vaccine, the festive season is expected to bring little cheer this year. Photo: Shutterstock Thailand’s peak season normally starts in November, but with the return of tourists hingeing on a Covid-19 vaccine, the festive season is expected to bring little cheer this year. Photo: Shutterstock
Thailand’s peak season normally starts in November, but with the return of tourists hingeing on a Covid-19 vaccine, the festive season is expected to bring little cheer this year. Photo: Shutterstock
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she writes about culture, the environment and history for Post Magazine, and covers travel and tourism in Asia in a weekly column, Destinations Known.