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Southeast Asian Tourism Slowly, But Steadily, Recovered in 2023

Southeast Asian Tourism Slowly, But Steadily, Recovered in 2023

By James Guild
Is this the year that the region's tourist sector finally returns to its pre-pandemic levels?

Thailand’s PM Misses the Forest for the Trees on the Country’s Pollution Problem

Thailand’s PM Misses the Forest for the Trees on the Country’s Pollution Problem

By Mark S. Cogan
Srettha Thavisin has pledged to tackle Thailand's horrific air pollution problem, but he needs to address the root of the problem.
Thailand’s New Government Rebalances Its Relationship With China

Thailand’s New Government Rebalances Its Relationship With China

By Tommy Walker
While relations between Bangkok and Beijing remain warm, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is pursuing a more diversified foreign policy.

Thailand and China to Introduce Visa-Free Travel From March

Thailand and China to Introduce Visa-Free Travel From March

By Sebastian Strangio
The move extends makes and permanent a temporary visa waiver that the Thai government introduced in September.

Indonesia Announces Visa Waivers In Order To Boost Tourism

Indonesia Announces Visa Waivers In Order To Boost Tourism

By Sebastian Strangio
The country has joined Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia in loosening entry regulations amid the region's sluggish tourism recovery.

Thailand on Track to Meet Tourism Target for 2023, Government Says

Thailand on Track to Meet Tourism Target for 2023, Government Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The Tourism Authority of Thailand expects up to 28 million people to have visited the country by the end of this year.

It Is Time For the Thai Authorities to Step Up Their Strategic Communication

It Is Time For the Thai Authorities to Step Up Their Strategic Communication

By Tita Sanglee
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin's first few months in office have been marred by a series of avoidable missteps.
Thailand Grants Chinese Tourists Visa-Free Access in Bid to Revive Economy

Thailand Grants Chinese Tourists Visa-Free Access in Bid to Revive Economy

By Sebastian Strangio
Eight months after the end of Beijing's strict "zero COVID" policy, tourist arrivals to Thailand remain sluggish.

New Thai Government Readies Populist Economic Measures

New Thai Government Readies Populist Economic Measures

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is expected to announce a range of inducements, including debt moratoriums and energy subsidies.

Thailand Clocks 1 Millionth Visitor From China Since January

Thailand Clocks 1 Millionth Visitor From China Since January

By Sebastian Strangio
Three months after Beijing ended its severe "zero COVID" policy, Bangkok says it is on track to meet its 2023 target of 5 million tourists from China.

Why the Thai Economy Grew Slower Than Its Neighbors’ in 2022

Why the Thai Economy Grew Slower Than Its Neighbors’ in 2022

By James Guild
The country's economy continues to be heavily dependent on foreign demand for goods and services.
Southeast Asia’s Post-Pandemic Tourism Revival

Southeast Asia’s Post-Pandemic Tourism Revival

By James Guild
Regional tourism is finally rebounding from the impacts of COVID-19. Will Southeast Asian government do things differently this time around?

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