Coronavirus: Thailand tourism body pushes for open borders with some nations

The quarantine waiver will be aimed at Asian travellers who usually don’t stay for more than two weeks. BANGKOK (BLOOMBERG) – The Thai tourism agency is pursuing a plan to allow foreigners from countries with low coronavirus infection risks to visit the South-east Asian nation without a mandatory quarantine in a bid to rescue its ailing tourism sector.

The quarantine waiver will be aimed at Asian travellers who usually don’t stay for more than two weeks, Thai language newspaper Khaosod reported, citing Mr Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

The proposal will need a government approval and negotiations […]

Source: www.straitstimes.com

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