Thai Airlines Under Threat As Domestic Flights Cancelled

Increasing cases of Covid-19, especially in Bangkok and surrounding provinces, and a slow vaccination rate has led to Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) to banning airlines from flying passengers in or out of declared “dark-red zones.” Main picture Nok Air plane at Krabi Airport, credit Binder.donedat on flickr The travel ban has led toContinue reading “Thai Airlines Under Threat As Domestic Flights Cancelled”

Koh Samui Gets Ready To Welcome Back Tourists

Following the succesful launch of the Phuket Sandbox last week, plans for the reopening of Koh Samui, called Samui Plus, on 15th July are pressing ahead. The Center for Economic Situation Administration (CESA) has confirmed that the plans can continue as more than 70% of the population of Koh samui, Koh Phangan and Koh TaoContinue reading “Koh Samui Gets Ready To Welcome Back Tourists”

Phuket Welcomes First Sandbox Tourists

The first plane carrying foreign tourists into Phuket under the Phuket Sandbox has arrived on the holiday island. Main picture – Health workers stand at the COVID-19 swab test area at the airport as Phuket reopens to overseas tourists, allowing foreigners fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to visit the resort island without quarantine,Continue reading “Phuket Welcomes First Sandbox Tourists”

Future Of Travel – Reopening Of Borders To International Tourists

Although increasing numbers of countries have either started to welcome international tourists or have announced plans to do so. There are however many countries, including those very popular with tourists, that have yet to confirm any plans. Main picture a passport being presented to border officials credit Agus Dietrich on Unsplash The international tourism industry,Continue reading “Future Of Travel – Reopening Of Borders To International Tourists”

Phuket Security Measures For Sandbox Tourists

Facial recognition cameras, smartphone and wristband tracking and screening will all be part of the tourism experience for foreign visitors to Phuket under the “Sandbox” programme. Main picture Palai Bay, Phuket, Thailand credit Edwin Lee on flickr The “Phuket Sandbox”, due to start on 1st July, will allow fully vaccinated travellers to visit the ThailandContinue reading “Phuket Security Measures For Sandbox Tourists”

The Future Of Travel – Your Flying Experience Will Be Very Different Following The Pandemic

In this second part of our series looking at the Future of Travel we will be looking at your flying experience. Main picture quiet cabin during flight credit Doug Letterman on flickr The Future of Travel – Why Your Future Travel Will Be Very Different After Coronavirus Even before the pandemic many found the flyingContinue reading “The Future Of Travel – Your Flying Experience Will Be Very Different Following The Pandemic”

The Future Of Travel – Why Your Future Travel Will Be Very Different After Coronavirus

In this series of articles we will be looking at how travel is likely to change in the future due to the pandemic, changing attitudes, economic factors and the environment. In his first part we will look at the key elements of travel change once global travel starts to open up again. Main picture NgapaliContinue reading “The Future Of Travel – Why Your Future Travel Will Be Very Different After Coronavirus”

Phuket Tourist Information

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has issued the initial information for travellers during the “Phuket Sandbox” reopening of Phuket to fully vaccinated international travellers from 1st July. Picture Phuket beach credit Dayne Topkin on Unsplash Details are subject to change as directed by the Royal Thai Government. We will provide any updates as soonContinue reading “Phuket Tourist Information”

Bamboo Airways Plans US And Canada Flights To Vietnam

Bamboo Airways continues to plan for the recovery of the global air travel industry with new applications for routes to North America. Main picture Bamboo airways plane on runway credit Melvinnnnnnnnnnnn on flickr In April this year the airline announced that it had secured slits for direct flights from Vietnam to London Heathrow to addContinue reading “Bamboo Airways Plans US And Canada Flights To Vietnam”

We Want Your Travel Questions

We will soon be publishing a series focused on the Future of Travel, once international borders start to reopen. We will be looking at: The airport experience Vaccine passports Covid testing Quarantine Local lockdowns How you will book your travel Travel insurance Cleanliness Sustainable travel If you have a question regarding how travel may lookContinue reading “We Want Your Travel Questions”

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