The prospect of a holiday fling has long been a lure for some solo travellers. Now Thailand has teamed up with Tinder, the dating app, to play matchmaker in an attempt to stimulate a tourism industry left limp by the pandemic.
Thai tourist chiefs noted that travel can lead to a lifetime of love as they launched a new campaign last week to bolster domestic tourism after the collapse in international arrivals.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has partnered with Tinder to market singles’ journeys for lonesome locals who might hope that booking a trip will be the travel equivalent of swiping right on the app to approve a possible love interest.
In a country that has experienced almost no domestic coronavirus transmissions in