Tourists walk through Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport before Covid-19 put a freeze on most international travel. Photo: AFP Tourists walk through Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport before Covid-19 put a freeze on most international travel. Photo: AFP
Tourists walk through Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport before Covid-19 put a freeze on most international travel. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Thailand offers new extended-stay visas for Hong Kong, Macau, but quarantine leaves tourism sector’s travel bubble dreams on hold

  • The new visas, good for up to 270 days, require 14 days’ isolation at a hotel, as well as hefty health insurance purchases and minimum bank deposits
  • ‘It’s a formality to allow travel to Thailand again, but realistically, [this visa] is far from our expectations of forming a travel bubble,’ lawmaker says

Topic |   Hong Kong travel bubble
Tourists walk through Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport before Covid-19 put a freeze on most international travel. Photo: AFP Tourists walk through Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport before Covid-19 put a freeze on most international travel. Photo: AFP
Tourists walk through Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport before Covid-19 put a freeze on most international travel. Photo: AFP
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