Maya Bay in Thailand is being closed indefinitely to give its ecosystem time to recover from damage made by tourists.
Up to 5,000 tourists a day arrived at Maya Bay, causing huge environmental damage, officials said. Photograph: Dietrich Herlan/Getty Images One of the world’s most popular beaches, made famous
Travelers hoping to visit Thailand’s Maya Bay, made famous in the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio movie «The Beach,» are going to have to wait a while longer to take in its creamy white shores and towering
Watch video · A Thai beach made famous by the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio movie The Beach will stay closed indefinitely to give its ecosystem time to recover, authorities said on Tuesday. Maya Bay…
Thailand does close national parks annually for a variety of reasons, from extreme weather to ecological recovery, but this is the first time Maya Bay has been shut — though environmentalists
In this photo taken Thursday, May 31, 2018, tourists enjoy the beach on Maya Bay, Phi Phi Leh island in Krabi province, Thailand. Maya Bay will close to tourists indefinitely until its ecosystem returns to its full condition, the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said in a Monday announcement published on the Royal Gazette.
BANGKOK (AFP) – The glittering Thai bay immortalised in the movie The Beach will be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from the impact of hordes of tourists, an official said on Wednesday
Thousands of tourists descended on Thailand’s Maya Bay daily before the ban The glittering Thai bay immortalised in the movie «The Beach» will be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from
The iconic bay, made famous by the 2000 film «The Beach,» is shutting its doors to tourists indefinitely. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation announced on
Maya Bay gets up to 5,000 visitors a day, with most tourists travelling by boat from Phuket or Koh Phi Phi. Much of that tourism has been spurred by the film The Beach, released in 2000 and
Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2000 movie ‘The Beach’ was shot in the spectacular locales of Thailand’s Ko Phi Phi Leh island, more specifically, the Maya Bay.