Anchored unused tour boats at Phuket’s Chalong pier. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee Anchored unused tour boats at Phuket’s Chalong pier. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
Anchored unused tour boats at Phuket’s Chalong pier. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee

Thailand’s Phuket aims to become ‘immunity island’ for tourists as it seeks post-coronavirus bounce-back

  • With 80 per cent of tourism businesses on the island having gone bust, the island’s tourism authorities have hatched a plan to fully reopen by October 1
  • But the plan depends on whether Phuket can bypass the national government’s vaccine roll-out schedule and obtain its own jabs earlier

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Anchored unused tour boats at Phuket’s Chalong pier. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee Anchored unused tour boats at Phuket’s Chalong pier. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
Anchored unused tour boats at Phuket’s Chalong pier. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
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