Phuket struggles amid a pandemic

Arriving in Phuket, everything looked different. I felt the silence as crowds of foreign tourists have disappeared from Phuket International Airport. The atmosphere was lonelier than usual with only a small group of passengers gathering at the luggage belt. There were no long queues in front of the bathrooms or check-in counters.Some hotel staff and vans stood by to pick up their customers at the entrance as I walked slowly spending about 15 minutes doing other things before leaving the terminal. This is not a normal sight during the high tourist season.Last year, Phuket International Airport …

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