Drone footage: A graveyard of boats, buses, and taxis in Thailand

Parked in rows, hundreds of "tuk tuk" motorized rickshaws, tour buses, and boats lie silent across capital, suffering from the lack of tourists due to social distancing and travel restrictions.

Celebrations of the Lunar New Year, which begins on Friday, usually bring a spike an influx of domestic tourists, as well as visitors from China and elsewhere in Asia.

The lack of business has upended the Thai transport industry, leaving many drivers and owners struggling to make ends meet, while a survey predicted Lunar New Year spending would suffer its sharpest fall in 13 years.