Amid the cholera outbreak, Thailand has not restricted Chinese tourists from entering the country or abolished visa fees for applied tourists. To attract the Chinese.



This is in stark contrast to countries concerned around the world, according to the Asian Review, published on February 10, 2020.

Singapore has banned entry to all countries with Chinese passport holders and foreigners with recent travel records. The United States has decided to stop the entry of foreign nationals to China within 14 days.

Solomon Islands has implemented regulations to restrict the entry of anyone who went to the country with the virus, while Japan and South Korea have also taken lighter measures and barred tourists from Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak. .

Thai Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has repeatedly said to the public since the outbreak that "we are 100 percent in control of the situation." As of Sunday, Thailand had reported a total of 32 cases, outside China.

According to Johns Hopkins University research, Thailand ranks sixth out of 195 countries for the strongest and highest health security in Asia.

Thailand's high dependence on Chinese tourists is another reason for the open door. About 10.99 million Chinese tourists visited Thailand in 2019, making the Kingdom one of the world's favorite destinations.

More than a quarter of the total number of tourists from China and their spending is important to the Thai economy, as tourism accounts for about 20% of its GDP. Update: October