Posted: 14 October, 2016
by Triple M
Tourists Aren't Happy Over Thailand Booze Ban
Aussie tourists in Thailand may have to endure a 'dry' holiday as the nation begins a booze ban out of respect for its King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died today.
This period of mourning has been set at one year, and there are numerous political ramifications there but the biggest one tourists are concerned about is that there will be a booze ban for at least a few weeks.
Bars are apparently closing and it’s expected that entertainment districts will shut down for whatever period is deemed necessary.
Nothing has been officially been announced but there's already “panic” starting to filter through among expats, locals and tourists online.
Some tourists have already taken to twitter with their thought's on an alcohol free time in Thailand.
The King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej, has died after a long period of illness. Having reined since 1946, he was the longest serving monarch in the world, and was insanely wealthy, with an estimated $30 billion in assets attached to the Crown, as managed by the country's Crown Property Bureau.