Thailand: International Tourism May Take Years to Recover
Empty beaches ahead
By: Murray Hunter
With nearly 20 percent of Thailand’s pre-Covid crisis GDP related to tourism, the partial reopening of the country’s borders on November 1 was a risky move aimed at turning around the economy.
A whole range of optimistic predictions has been issued by the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) about how many will visit in 2021 and 2022. How…