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Despite COVID-19, Hua Hin will definitely reopen on Oct 1, tourism minister confirms

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has confirmed that Hua Hin’s proposed reopening on October 1 will go ahead as planned, regardless of the COVID-19 situation in the province.

Bahnhof von Hua Hin

There had been doubts that due to the ongoing pandemic, the Thai government may not be able to proceed with its plan to resume inbound tourism.

Earlier this month, key figures from the the local business and tourism sectors urged Prachuap Khiri Khan to postpone its reopening.

Nipon Suwannawa, honorary chairperson of Prachuap Khiri Khan Chamber of Commerce , said that the reopening of Hua Hin should be delayed because many hoteliers and restaurants owners were not prepared to reopen on Oct 1.