23 May 2024

Most Thai people have changed their tourism behavior by visiting destinations and using transport which are safe, according to an opinion poll by Suan Dusit University.

The Suan Dusit Poll conducted an online survey of 1,064 people, from May 18th to 22nd, asking them about their “new normal” behavior patterns, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 10 new normal behaviors of Thai people are as follows:

  • Safe tourism destinations and travel                                                                                                                          71.05%
  • Shopping at malls only if necessary and with caution                                                                                            61.18%
  • Self-protection when on public transport by rising earlier and carrying sanitizer gel                                     59.68%
  • Attend gatherings only when necessary and with greater caution                                                                       59.40%
  • Self-protection by wearing face masks, washing hands and avoiding congested places                                 56.39%
  • Choose food which is clean, safe and healthy                                                                                                           47.27%
  • Worshipping at places which are clean, not congested and on special occasions only                                    46.43%
  • Exercising regularly, eating healthy food and seeing a doctor                                                                              45.39%
  • Choose clean and freshly-cooked food                                                                                                                       45.11%
  • Emphasis on safe workplaces and working hard                                                                                                     42.39%