A man, wearing a facemask amid concerns about the spread of Covid-19, crosses a deserted street in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AFP A man, wearing a facemask amid concerns about the spread of Covid-19, crosses a deserted street in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AFP
A man, wearing a facemask amid concerns about the spread of Covid-19, crosses a deserted street in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AFP

No destination in sight for Thailand’s tourism sector amid coronavirus uncertainties

  • Those working in the industry – which makes up some 17 per cent of the kingdom’s GDP – are facing a grim future amid an extended state of emergency
  • But there are signs some tourists, particularly those from China, have earmarked Thailand trips once the pandemic eases

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man, wearing a facemask amid concerns about the spread of Covid-19, crosses a deserted street in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AFP A man, wearing a facemask amid concerns about the spread of Covid-19, crosses a deserted street in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AFP
A man, wearing a facemask amid concerns about the spread of Covid-19, crosses a deserted street in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Photo: AFP
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