Thai health officials take the temperatures of foreign tourists to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in February, before flights were grounded. Photo: EPA
Thai health officials take the temperatures of foreign tourists to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in February, before flights were grounded. Photo: EPA

Life after coronavirus: future of Thai tourism industry is in Chinese hands, and phones

  • Southeast Asia’s tourism giant is looking to China to refloat its battered travel industry
  • Partnerships with digital firms and social media influencers are among the strategies to win back Chinese visitors

Thai health officials take the temperatures of foreign tourists to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in February, before flights were grounded. Photo: EPA
Thai health officials take the temperatures of foreign tourists to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in February, before flights were grounded. Photo: EPA
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