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For travelers around the world, visiting a tropical beach resort in Thailand feels like a far-off dream right now due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
The country’s borders remain closed to international tourists and plans for an aviation “bubble” with other nations continue to sputter.
Thailand’s tourism sector, which contributes close to 15% of its GDP according to the World Bank, has been severely impacted.
For the moment, domestic travelers are infusing some much-needed cash into the ailing industry. Thailand hasn’t reported a locally transmitted Covid-19 infection in more than 50 days, giving travelers a sense of security as they hit the road.
Though destinations like Koh Samui and Phuket continue to suffer from the lack of overseas visitors, resort towns within driving distance of Bangkok are taking advantage of locals’ urge to