Thailand’s holiday hotspots have become dystopian ghost towns in The Daily Telegraph


The white sands of Bo Phut Beach on Koh Samui, a popular tourist island in the Gulf of Thailand that usually sees more than two million visitors a year, lie deserted. A couple of jet skis and kayaks bake in the sun, looking more like beached whales than sports equipment waiting for sunbathers.

Following the appearance of Covid-19 and an international flight ban into Thailand on April 4, tourism ground to a halt and an air of quiet desperation hangs over the island of around 63.000 inhabitants….

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