Tourism

STARTING DATE: 15 Jun 2020

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Hotels mull closing down for low season

The resurgence of Covid-19 is forcing hoteliers to consider temporarily closing down given the low income and poor demand from tourists.

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Hotels mull closing down for low season
17 Apr 2021

Council hints at layoffs

The Tourism Council of Thailand estimates the industry's unemployment rate in the second quarter could reach between 2-2.5 million as reopening plans might be delayed if the government cannot flatten the virus curve within a month.

17 Apr 2021 21
Council hints at layoffs
17 Apr 2021

Timeline to be reset

The Tourism and Sports Ministry needs to reset the timeline for the Phuket sandbox because the province may not have enough vaccine doses following the new nationwide spread of the virus.

17 Apr 2021 82
Timeline to be reset
16 Apr 2021

July reopening touted for Bali

Indonesia aims to welcome back foreign tourists to the resort islands of Bali, Bintan and Batam by the end of July, with a plan to speed up vaccinations in those areas to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus.

16 Apr 2021 16
July reopening touted for Bali
16 Apr 2021

Phuket tells tourists to follow curbs

Despite concerns about new infections, Phuket has announced there will be no local lockdown. However, the island province is asking the public to strictly observe stringent anti-Covid-19 measures there.

16 Apr 2021 17
15 Apr 2021

Comprehensive jabs

Hotels in Pattaya are concerned about the tourism outlook, pinning their hopes on mass vaccination as the only way to exit the worst crisis in its history.

15 Apr 2021 36
Comprehensive jabs
13 Apr 2021

Tepid prospects

Hoteliers are projecting a lukewarm tourism outlook while preparing their businesses amid uncertainties, despite the government's reopening plan for international arrivals.

13 Apr 2021 26
Tepid prospects
12 Apr 2021

'Will bloom again'

Though Chiang Mai is suffering one of the worst spikes of Covid-19 cases, now is not the time to be pointing fingers, said the president of the Tourism Council of Chiang Mai.

12 Apr 2021 54
'Will bloom again'
10 Apr 2021

Not in the mood

The new Covid-19 outbreak is expected to cut tourism receipts by half during the Songkran festival after many provinces have voluntarily imposed a 14-day quarantine.

10 Apr 2021 95
Not in the mood
8 Apr 2021

Inoculation paramount

Tourism operators have slammed the government's inefficient public inoculation scheme, which is preventing herd immunity.

8 Apr 2021 71
Inoculation paramount