Spike in virus cases dents hopes of reviving S-E Asia's holiday hotspots
Plans to reopen popular tourist destinations such as Bali and Phuket have stalled
Wed, Sep 09, 2020 - 5:50 AM
Experts said tourist arrivals in Bali underscored shortcomings in fighting the pandemic, namely a lack of testing and contact tracing.
A SPIKE in novel coronavirus infections in Indonesia's holiday island of Bali and Thailand's first locally transmitted case in 100 days have dealt further blows to South-east Asian hopes of reviving vital tourism industries.