Tourists walk their dogs on a beach on the Thai island of Phuket on November 1 as Thailand welcomes the first group of travellers fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus without quarantine. Photo: AFP
Tourists walk their dogs on a beach on the Thai island of Phuket on November 1 as Thailand welcomes the first group of travellers fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus without quarantine. Photo: AFP
Mercedes Hutton
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Thailand travel opens up to vaccinated tourists, but who from Asia is visiting? It might just be the Indians

  • Tourists from China, Japan, South Korea, Laos and Cambodia still face a variety of hurdles, from mandatory quarantines on return to outright re-entry bans
  • But if Thailand can provide a road map towards a safe reopening for the rest of us to follow, it will not have come a moment too soon

Tourists walk their dogs on a beach on the Thai island of Phuket on November 1 as Thailand welcomes the first group of travellers fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus without quarantine. Photo: AFP
Tourists walk their dogs on a beach on the Thai island of Phuket on November 1 as Thailand welcomes the first group of travellers fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus without quarantine. Photo: AFP
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