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Phuket Reopening Offers Model for Asia as Travel Bubbles Burst

  • Thailand to open Phuket to quarantine-free travel in July
  • Tourist hotspots like Bali and Phu Quoc could follow lead: Ho
Beaches in Phuket.
Beaches in Phuket.Photographer: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg
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Thailand’s plan to reopen the tourist haven of Phuket could become a model for other vacation hotspots in Asia to prise open their borders and bring in visitors as strategies such as travel bubbles falter, according to the founder of Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd.