Soi Cowboy, in Bangkok, is known for its go-go bars. Photo: SCMP / May Tse Soi Cowboy, in Bangkok, is known for its go-go bars. Photo: SCMP / May Tse
Soi Cowboy, in Bangkok, is known for its go-go bars. Photo: SCMP / May Tse
Mercedes Hutton
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The Tourism Authority of Thailand unveils a ‘SEXY tourism concept’ – just don’t mention sex tourism

  • The irreverent acronym hopes to tempt travellers back with promises of safety, environmental sustainability and yield
  • For a country that has been trying to shed its reputation as a sex tourism destination, it is an interesting move

Soi Cowboy, in Bangkok, is known for its go-go bars. Photo: SCMP / May Tse Soi Cowboy, in Bangkok, is known for its go-go bars. Photo: SCMP / May Tse
Soi Cowboy, in Bangkok, is known for its go-go bars. Photo: SCMP / May Tse
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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.