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Thailand fishes for tourists with yacht quarantine perk

Government now lets travelers isolate at sea as well as on the golf course

Visitors spend their two-week quarantine on a yacht in the tourism destination of Phuket.

BANGKOK -- Visitors to Thailand can now while away their mandatory two-week coronavirus quarantine on a yacht, as part of a bid by the government to revive the country's crucial tourism industry.

The government's Digital Economy Promotion Agency, along with partners including top telecom group Advanced Info Service, announced the yacht quarantine program on Monday.

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