Indian tourists outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, in June 2019. Indian tourists outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, in June 2019.
Indian tourists outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, in June 2019.
Mercedes Hutton
Opinion

Opinion

Destinations known by Mercedes Hutton

Can Indian tourists fill the void left by their Chinese counterparts?

  • With the ban on outbound tour groups still in place, Chinese tourists are staying closer to home, impacting tourism-dependent countries such as Thailand
  • Destinations are now eyeing Indian travellers, who have been flocking to places like Dubai and Maldives

Indian tourists outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, in June 2019. Indian tourists outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, in June 2019.
Indian tourists outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, in June 2019.
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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.