Thailand Sandbox At Risk Due To Covid

The start of the Phuket Sandbox, quarantine free travel for vaccinated travellers, is under threat due to the ongoing Covid outbreak throughout Thailand. Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has said that the number of Covid-19 cases in Phuket must reach zero before it can relax restrictions. The Phuket Sandbox is currently scheduled to startContinue reading “Thailand Sandbox At Risk Due To Covid”

Adventure Tourism In Sarawak

Sarawak Jungle, Borneo, Malaysia credit Luke Price on flickr Sarawak is a state in the Malaysian island of Borneo and stretches along the northwest coast. It’s known for its beautiful beaches and rugged, dense rainforest. It is the perfect location for relaxation and adventure travel. Beaches Everyone loves beaches. There is nothing more calming thanContinue reading “Adventure Tourism In Sarawak”

Chiang Mai Quarantine Free Travel

Chiang Mai at night credit Robin Canfield on Unsplash Chiang Mai has confirmed that it is pressing ahead for its plans to reopen to foreign travellers from October – with limitations. The Chiang Mai Sandbox would be part of the second phase of the Sandbox programme following Phuket which plans to have quarantine free travelContinue reading “Chiang Mai Quarantine Free Travel”

Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble In Doubt Again

Singapore credit cattan2011 After a number of false starts and postponements it finally looked more likely that the Singapore – Hong Kong travel bubble would launch on 26th May. Flights between the two cities were quickly selling out and hotels were reporting increased demand. Previous attempts to launch the bubble, originally due to start lastContinue reading “Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble In Doubt Again”

Warning That Covid Testing Costs Will Prevent Tourism Recovery

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned that the recovery of international tourism will be adversely affected by high Covid-19 PCR testing costs. IATA have urged governments around the world to ensure that testing costs are affordable as well as timely, widely available and effective. Undertaking research on costs around the world, IATA foundContinue reading “Warning That Covid Testing Costs Will Prevent Tourism Recovery”

Malaysia Airlines Ditches A380 Amid Grim Recovery Prediction

Malaysia Airlines A380 credit Riik@mctr on flickr Malaysia Airlines has become the latest in a growing number of Airlines to decide to retire its Airbus A380 fleet. The twin-deck plane was hailed as the long-haul plane of the future when it was launched but has quickly found itself outdated as more fuel-efficient alternatives with lowerContinue reading “Malaysia Airlines Ditches A380 Amid Grim Recovery Prediction”

Anantara Resorts Vaccinate Staff In Thailand

Anantara Resort Phuket credit Nick Gray on flickr Five Anantara Resorts on Koh Samui and Phuket have completed the Covid-19 vaccination programme for their staff. The vaccinations are part of a wider programme to ensure the safety of staff and visitors at the resorts. Other primary initiatives includes digital check-in/check-outs, digital concierge services, UVC lightsContinue reading “Anantara Resorts Vaccinate Staff In Thailand”

More Incredible Street Art From Singapore

Singapore street art credit cattan2011 on flickr Last week we shared some stunning artwork found on the streets of Singapore and a guide on where to find street art in the city. We had an excellent response and people were asking for more. Always willing to oblige when we can here are even more stunningContinue reading “More Incredible Street Art From Singapore”

New Indonesia UNESCO Geopark Announced

Tanjung Kelayang Tria credit Tinton Ariestanto UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) recently announced 8 new Global Geoparks including Belitong in Indonesia. Belitong Geopark is located in Belitung Island, approximately 400 km north of Jakarta and 500 km south of Singapore. UNESCO Global Geoparks are single, unified geographical areas where sites and landscapesContinue reading “New Indonesia UNESCO Geopark Announced”

Koh Samui Working Towards July Tourism Reopening

Koh Samui from the air The paradise island of Koh Samui is pressing ahead with its plans to be ready to reopen to foreign tourists, without the need to quarantine, from July. The “Samui Sealed Route” would see vaccinated tourists travelling to selected beach resorts and areas under a modified quarantine process. The plan isContinue reading “Koh Samui Working Towards July Tourism Reopening”

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