Area quarantine to be discussed by tourism minister and operators in Phuket on Wednesday

Cars and taxi parked on the street in Phuket

Cars and taxi parked on the street in Phuket. Photo: Thế Dũng / Pexels.

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn is scheduled to meet with representatives of hotels and other tourism-related businesses on Thailand’s famous resort island of Phuket on Wednesday, to discuss the proposed “area quarantine” concept for foreign travelers and tourists.

The concept will allow travellers arriving from abroad more freedom of movement and is expected to attract more foreign visitors to Thailand and to Phuket, which will be one of the first areas to implement the “area quarantine” concept, tentatively in April, if approved by the government.

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By Thai PBS World

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