Thai military takeover threatens tourism

Military putsch likely to harm kingdom's key tourism industry as nationwide curfew imposed and travel warnings issued.

    Thailand has gone from being a global tourist hot spot to a flashpoint of unrest in a matter of months.
     
    The military coup could not have come at a worse time for the industry.
     
    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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