William “Bill” Heinecke, an American born Thai citizen and one of the most well known foreigners in Thailand who renounced his citizenship and became a Thai Citizen wrote a letter to the Thai Government today urging harsher restrictions to stop the spread of the Covid19 Coronavirus and announcing a temporary closure of Minor hotels in Bangkok.
Mr. Heinecke is the CEO of Minor International hotels which includes many major hotels such as Avani, Four Seasons, Marriott, etc. He also is the CEO of Minor foods which includes companies like the Pizza Company. He is one of the most powerful business people in Thailand.
The letter in full is below: