With high hopes, Thailand welcomes Chinese tourists’ return


              Chinese tourists arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn province, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Thailand is looking forward to hosting large numbers of visitors from China again after Beijing eased travel restrictions on Sunday. Chinese were about one-third of the total number of tourists visiting Thailand before the coronavirus pandemic, and the authorities hope they can help its lucrative tourism industry recover. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Chinese tourists arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn province, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Thailand is looking forward to hosting large numbers of visitors from China again after Beijing eased travel restrictions on Sunday. Chinese were about one-third of the total number of tourists visiting Thailand before the coronavirus pandemic, and the authorities hope they can help its lucrative tourism industry recover. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              A Thai official gives a garland to Chinese tourists as they arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn province, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Thailand is looking forward to hosting visitors from China again after Beijing eased travel restrictions on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            Chinese tourists arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn province, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Thailand is looking forward to hosting large numbers of vistos from China again after Beijing eased travel restrictions on Sunday. Chinese were about one-third of the total number of tourists visiting Thailand before the coronavirus pandemic, and the authorities hope they can help its lucrative tourism industry recover.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) Chinese tourists arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn province, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Thailand is looking forward to hosting large numbers of vistors from China again after Beijing eased travel restrictions on Sunday. Chinese were about one-third of the total number of tourists visiting Thailand before the coronavirus pandemic, and the authorities hope they can help its lucrative tourism industry recover.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) Thailand's Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, right, gives garland to Chinese tourists on their arrival at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn province, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Thailand is looking forward to hosting large numbers of visitors from China again after Beijing eased travel restrictions on Sunday. Chinese were about one-third of the total number of tourists visiting Thailand before the coronavirus pandemic and the authorities hope they can help its lucrative tourism industry recover. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) Chinese tourists arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn province, Thailand, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Thailand is looking forward to hosting large numbers of vistors from China again after Beijing eased travel restrictions on Sunday. Chinese were about one-third of the total number of tourists visiting Thailand before the coronavirus pandemic, and the authorities hope they can help its lucrative tourism industry recover.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
With high hopes, Thailand welcomes Chinese tourists’ return