348,000 people have been infected with the virus since the outbreak in china in December 2019. As lockdown is lifted across the globe, domestic tourism could become a popular approach to stimulating economic growth. Thailand generates 17% of its GDP from tourism, last it year welcomed around 40 million tourists, and has also outlined plans to incentivise domestic travel from July. Other Emerging Market countries heavily affected by the travel embargo(GDP contribution 12-15%) include Egypt, Morocco, Philippines and Vietnam .
Will domestic tourism be enough to re-energize the economy or is international travel the answer? discuss..