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Tourists Stranded in Asia by Canceled Flights, Shut Borders

Tourists Stranded in Asia by Canceled Flights, Shut Borders

From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights and countries close their borders in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Thousands of tourists escaping cold weather in ...

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Tourists Stranded in Asia by Canceled Flights, Shut Borders

PHUKET, THAILAND – From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights and countries close their borders in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.  Thousands of tourists escaping ...

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Asia Minute: Thailand Tightens Restrictions

Asia Minute: Thailand Tightens Restrictions

Thailand is one of the latest countries to declare a state of emergency. It goes into effect today — and lasts at least through the end of April. By now, the message is familiar – although the particular rules vary country by country. For Thailand, the state of emergency bans ...

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Tourists stranded in Asia by canceled flights, shut borders

Tourists stranded in Asia by canceled flights, shut borders

PHUKET – From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights and countries close their borders in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Thousands of tourists escaping cold ...

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COVID-19 in Southeast Asia: outbreak delayed but developing – Thailand

COVID-19 in Southeast Asia: outbreak delayed but developing - Thailand

ASEAN countries start taking measures to mitigate an outbreak as cases begin to surge, despite an initial delay BY Courtney Weatherby Considering the geographic and economic closeness between Southeast Asia and China, the coronavirus challenges Southeast Asia both economically and directly as an outbreak. The loss of tourism, supply chain ...

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As Tourism Plummets in Thailand, Elephants Are Out of Work, Too

As Tourism Plummets in Thailand, Elephants Are Out of Work, Too

Elephants and their handlers, known as mahouts, at Maetaeng Elephant Park, north of the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand, on March 22, 2020. With the coronavirus pandemic keeping visitors away, elephant parks are closing, and the industry fears the animals could be forced back into illegal logging or begging on ...

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