Several local residents and tourism operators surveyed want Thailand to reopen borders to international tourists with a 14-day quarantine still in place, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT).
A survey conducted by TCT found 60% of locals and 50% of tourism operators agree with the idea, said Chamnan Srisawat, TCT’s president.
A mandatory quarantine was considered necessary, with 60% of operators only agreeing if tourists use the special tourist visa and undergo a 14-day quarantine in closed areas with access to recreational activities. Read more…..
Chart of the Day
Thailand’s health authorities are racing to contain a cluster of infections that seem to have originated at a seafood market in the province of Samut Sakhon about 30 kilometres (19 miles) from Bangkok.