Asia travel hotspots quiet as Chinese tourists stay away


              Travelers stand in line at the Air China international flight check-in counter at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, on Jan. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              Chinese tourists arrive at Chiang Mai international airport in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Just a handful of Chinese visitors were posing for photos and basking in the sun in the market and plazas near Chiang Mai’s ancient Tha Phae Gate, one of many tourist hotspots still waiting for millions of Chinese travelers to return. (AP Photo/Wichai Thaprieo)
            
              Travelers fill out an online electronic customs health declaration form before boarding an international flight at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, on Jan. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              Dragon and Lion dance performers welcome Chinese tourists arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              Over a hundred Chinese tourists from Xiamen, China arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              Chinese tourists from Xiamen, China arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              Chinese tourist from Xiamen in China disembark on the tube after arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              Hong Kong travelers wearing South Korean traditional "Hanbok" costume watch a smartphone at the Gyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace during the Joseon Dynasty, and one of South Korea's well known landmarks in Seoul, South Korea, on Jan. 18, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              Hong Kong travelers wearing South Korean traditional "Hanbok" costume pose to take photos at the Gyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace during the Joseon Dynasty, and one of South Korea's well known landmarks in Seoul, South Korea on Jan. 16, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              A man prepares beanbag at Kuta beach on the popular tourist island of Bali, Indonesia on  Jan. 20, 2023. The beaches and temples of destinations like Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they’re still relatively quiet. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
            
              Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian, left, and Philippine Department of Tourism Secretary Cristina Frasco, right, welcome the Chinese nationals arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian, partly hidden, and Philippine Department of Tourism Secretary Cristina Frasco welcome the Chinese nationals arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              Tourists visit Kuta beach on the popular tourist island of Bali, Indonesia on Jan. 20, 2023. The beaches and temples of destinations like Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they’re still relatively quiet. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
            
              A Chinese tourist Niu Jiayi poses for picture near a light sculpture of Year of Rabbit in Bangkok, Thailand on Jan. 20, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A tourist rides on a horse at Kuta beach on the popular tourist island of Bali, Indonesia on  Jan. 20, 2023. The beaches and temples of destinations like Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they’re still relatively quiet. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
            
              Dragon and Lion performers welcome a Chinese tourist arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The expected resumption of group tours from China is likely to bring far more visitors. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              People spend their time at Kuta beach on the popular tourist island of Bali, Indonesia on Jan. 20, 2023. The beaches and temples of destinations like Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they’re still relatively quiet. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
            
              Chinese tourists play with pigeons at Tha Phae Gate in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. The beaches and temples of destinations like Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they’re still relatively quiet. (AP Photo/Wichai Thaprieo)
            
              Chinese tourists tour Pung Tao Gong Chinese Temple in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. The beaches and temples of destinations like Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they’re still relatively quiet. (AP Photo/Wichai Thaprieo)
            
              A Chinese tourist poses for a picture at Tha Phae Gate in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Just a handful of Chinese visitors were posing for photos and basking in the sun in the market and plazas near Chiang Mai’s ancient Tha Phae Gate, one of many tourist hotspots still waiting for millions of Chinese travelers to return. (AP Photo/Wichai Thaprieo)
Asia travel hotspots quiet as Chinese tourists stay away