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Proposals Submitted For Vietnam Vaccine Passport

Vietnam countryside credit Kiril Dobrev on Unsplash Quang Nam province, which includes the famous town of Hoi An, has submitted plans for the return of vaccinated tourists to the area. The plan, if approved, would mean that the area would become the first part of Vietnam to welcome foreign tourists. Vietnam Twitter Highlights Vietnam VaccineContinue reading “Proposals Submitted For Vietnam Vaccine Passport”

James Bond Island Under Threat

James Bond Island credit Engin Akyurt on Unsplash Khao Ta Pu (Ko Ta Pu ) is more commonly known now as “James Bond Island” but erosion is now threatening the future of the iconic tourist attraction far more than any Bond villain. The popular tourist attraction in Ao Phang Nga National Park was featured inContinue reading “James Bond Island Under Threat”

End To Phuket Quarantine May Be Delayed

Phuket beach credit Akash Rai on Unsplash The ambitious plan for a quarantine-free Phuket for travellers with a Covid-19 vaccination may be delayed due to the ongoing virus outbreak in Thailand. The plans involved ensuring that at least 70% of the adult population on Phuket had been fiully vaccinated by the end of June. PhuketContinue reading “End To Phuket Quarantine May Be Delayed”

Hopes For Indonesia Tourism From July

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia credit Saepul Jr on Unsplash Indonesia is planning to open the borders to foreign tourists from July in Bali, Bintan and Batam. The country is planning to speed up the vaccination programme in the three areas to allow the reopening plans to proceed. Batam and Bintan had originally planned to open toContinue reading “Hopes For Indonesia Tourism From July”

More Restrictions Announced In Thailand

Hua Hin, Thailand credit Peeraphong Wiriya on Unsplash A range of new measures have been implemented in Thailand as the country fights its latest, and worst, Covid-19 outbreak. Schools, bars and massage parlours will all have to close for at least two weeks from Sunday 18th April. Any activities involving more than 50 people willContinue reading “More Restrictions Announced In Thailand”

Philippines extends Travel Ban

El Nido, Philippines credit nennn on flickr Today the Philippines announced a further 10,726 new Covid-19 cases and extended the travel ban on foreign nationals until 30th April. The travel ban was implemented on 22nd March and was originally due to end on 21st April. However the continuing virus infections has led to the extensionContinue reading “Philippines extends Travel Ban”

Vietnam Twitter Highlights

Golden Bridge, Ba Na Hills, Da Nang, Vietnam credit Andrea Popa on Unsplash Yesterday we published our first social media highlights summary with the best recent tweets from Singapore. Today we look at some eye catching tweets from the beautiful Vietnam including some incredible rescue and conservation work with Bears. Solar Power Some may findContinue reading “Vietnam Twitter Highlights”

Singapore Airlines Confirms Latest Flight Schedule

Singapore airlines A380 credit Roderick Eime on flickr Singapore Airlines has released its latest confirmed flight routes up to June 2021. Although tickets are being sold on many routes for later in 2021 and early 2022, the airline is only confirming routes on a short-term basis. By the end of June the airline will beContinue reading “Singapore Airlines Confirms Latest Flight Schedule”

New Lockdown Fears in Thailand

Bangkok at night credit Minseok Kwak on Unsplash The increasing severity and spread of the latest Covid-19 outbreak in Thailand has raised the possibility of a new lockdown being imposed. The number of daily new cases seems to break records each day, the latest unwanted milestone was 1,543 new cases today. The outbreak continues toContinue reading “New Lockdown Fears in Thailand”

Singapore Twitter Highlights

Changi Jewel, Singapore credit Darren Nunis on Unsplash From time to time we are going to look at some interesting and fun highlights from social media that may be of interest to travellers throughout Southeast Asia. We kick of the series with some recent tweets relating to Singapore. Changi Airport Airports and airlines do notContinue reading “Singapore Twitter Highlights”


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