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Thailand aims to revive tourism amid pandemic

Tourism is referred to as the engine driving the kingdom’s economy, but with global travel halted during the pandemic, that engine is running on empty.

Thailand’s capital Bangkok was named the world’s most visited city in 2019.

With 40 million visitors – tourism is referred to as the engine driving the kingdom’s economy.

But with global travel halted during the pandemic, that engine is running on empty.

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler looks at the Thai government’s plan to bring tourists back to Thailand’s cities and beaches.