A lone customer walks past a swimming pool at the Vijitt Resort in Phuket, Thailand. File photo: AFP A lone customer walks past a swimming pool at the Vijitt Resort in Phuket, Thailand. File photo: AFP
A lone customer walks past a swimming pool at the Vijitt Resort in Phuket, Thailand. File photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Thailand offered luxury quarantine to tourists to revive economy, but hardly anyone turned up

  • Thailand had hoped to lure retirees escaping the European winter who could stay for an extended period by undergoing quarantine in high-end resorts
  • But only 346 overseas visitors have entered the country on average each month on special visas since October

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A lone customer walks past a swimming pool at the Vijitt Resort in Phuket, Thailand. File photo: AFP A lone customer walks past a swimming pool at the Vijitt Resort in Phuket, Thailand. File photo: AFP
A lone customer walks past a swimming pool at the Vijitt Resort in Phuket, Thailand. File photo: AFP
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