Singapore Adds More Vaccinated Travel Lanes

Travellers from 6 more countries will be allowed to visit Singapore under the Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) scheme from the middle of december it was announced today. Main picture Singapore from the air credit Dronepicr on flickr Travellers from Thailand will be able to visit from 14th December, while those from Cambodia, Fiji, Maldives, SriContinue reading “Singapore Adds More Vaccinated Travel Lanes”

Cambodia Ends Quarantine For Foreign Visitors

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced at the weekend that the country would stop requiring fully vaccinated travellers to quarantine on arrival from today (15th November). All visitors will need to have a negative test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival and then take a rapid test on arrival, waiting for theContinue reading “Cambodia Ends Quarantine For Foreign Visitors”

Southeast Asia Tourism Information

Southeast Asia is gradually reopening to foreign tourists, mainly as long as you are fully vaccinated. Main picture Frank McKenna on Unsplash Here we summarise the latest details for the region. Brunei Brunei was, together with Germany, one of two pilot destinations for the Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lanes scheme (see below). There are currently noContinue reading “Southeast Asia Tourism Information”

Pandemic Impact on Southeast Asia Tourism

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastaing impact on countries throughout the world and tourism, a major contributor to the economy in many countries, has been especially hard-hit. Main picture Langkawi, Malaysia credit R C on Unsplash Next Vacay have published their research into the impact of the pandemic which includes an estimated loss ofContinue reading “Pandemic Impact on Southeast Asia Tourism”

Cambodia Announces November Travel Reopening Plans

Fully vaccinated international tourists will soon be able to add Cambodia to their list of possible Southeast Asia travel destinations following an announcement from the Ministry of Tourism. Main picture, Koh Rong, Cambodia credit Paul Szewczyk on Unsplash Beach paradise Koh Rong, neighborouring Sihanoukville and the Chinese-developed resort of Dara Sakor will all reopen onContinue reading “Cambodia Announces November Travel Reopening Plans”

Travel Quarantine Period Reduced In Cambodia

Following a highly succesful national vaccination programme, Cambodia has reduced the quarantine period for travellers but issues still remain. Main picture Phnom Penh, Cambodia credit Paul Szewczyk on Unsplash Previously foreign travellers would need to quarantine for 14 days but now, fully vaccinated travellers will need to spend a reduced 7 days in quarantine. TheyContinue reading “Travel Quarantine Period Reduced In Cambodia”

Southeast Asia Dominates World’s Friendliest Countries List

Rough Guides have been one of the most popular series of travel guides for a number of decades and recently published their 2021 top 10 list of the World’s Friendliest Countries which features six Southeast Asia destinations. The list was compiled following a request for Twitter and Facebook followers of the guides to nominate theContinue reading “Southeast Asia Dominates World’s Friendliest Countries List”

Southeast Asia Tourism Situation

In March 2020 international borders throughout Southeast Asia closed to travellers apart from in exceptional circumstances. Main picture Phuket sea scene in Thailand credit Jeff on flickr Over the last few months options to travel in the area have started to increase but most countries remain closed to the majority of people. There are increasingContinue reading “Southeast Asia Tourism Situation”

Cambodia Ready To Reopen To Tourists

Tourism chiefs in Cambodia have issued a rallying call to see the return of foreign tourists as they wait for confirmation of reopening plans from the government. Main picture Phnom Penh credit Paul Szewczyk on Unsplash “Today, the travel industry is ready to welcome tourists and passengers… Today, we are desperate as the pandemic hasContinue reading “Cambodia Ready To Reopen To Tourists”

Southeast Asia Twitter Review 12th September

A busy week that has seen Thailand planning to reopen many more destinations next month to international tourists, Vietnam announcing Sandbox plans and increasing confidence that Cambodia will also be able to welcome back foreign visitors soon. Main picture Kelimutu, Indonesia, credit NeilsPhotography on flickr Cambodia A different location in Cambodia to start of withContinue reading “Southeast Asia Twitter Review 12th September”

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