Bali Ready For Return Of Foreign Tourists

Bali International airport has conducted a trial run in preparation for the return of foreign tourists as local businesses gear up for the reopening scheduled for 14th October. Main picture Kuta in Bali, Indonesia, credit Dennis Sylvester Hurd on flickr Travellers from Abu Dhabi, China, Dubai, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea will be allowedContinue reading “Bali Ready For Return Of Foreign Tourists”

Good And Bad News For UK Travellers To Thailand

The news that many people in the UK and Thailand were waiting for finally came yesterday (7th October) afternoon. Thailand has been removed from the UK Government “Red List” of countries. Main picture Phuket beach sunset, Thailand credit Arkady Lukashov on Unsplasj The change will take place from 4am (UK time) on Monday 11th October.Continue reading “Good And Bad News For UK Travellers To Thailand”

Man With Covid Boards Flight Disguised As Wife

A man in Indonesia disguised himself as his wife to board a domestic flight, despite having tested for Covid-19. Main picture winglet of Citilink plane credit Ya Saya inBaliTimur on flickr The man decided to conceal his odentity by wearing a niqab covering his face and carrying fake IDs and a negative PCR test resultContinue reading “Man With Covid Boards Flight Disguised As Wife”

Philippines Reduces Quarantine For Vaccinated Travellers

The Philippines have announced that fully-vaccinated travellers from “green countries” will have to complete a 7 day quarantine, down from the 14 days that non vaccinated travellers must complete. Main picture Manila Cathedral credit Ray in Manila on flickr Fully vaccinated travellers must take a Covid PCR test on the fifth day of their quarantine.Continue reading “Philippines Reduces Quarantine For Vaccinated Travellers”

Future Of Travel – Why Vaccine Passports Will Be An Essential Part Of Your Future Travel Plans

In this, the third part, of our series focusing on the Future of Travel we look at the controversial subject of vaccine passports. Our first two parts looked at why your future travel will be very different and how your future flying experience will be different. For many people the idea of a vaccine passportContinue reading “Future Of Travel – Why Vaccine Passports Will Be An Essential Part Of Your Future Travel Plans”

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”

Pattaya Move On Plan For Return Of Tourists

Pattaya has become the latest area in Thailand to announce the first details of the return of foreign tourists without having to undergo quarantine. Phuket is due to be the first area to reopen in Thailand in July, with other areas joining the “Sandbox” from October. There have already been initial details of plans inContinue reading “Pattaya Move On Plan For Return Of Tourists”

British Airways Trials Rapid Covid Test

British Airways Tailfins credit Arie Wubben on Unsplash British Airways has become the first airline in the world to conduct a trial with a potential game changing rapid Covid test that gives results within 25 seconds. The Pelican Covid-19 Ultra Rapid test by medical tech company Canary Global, would significantly reduce testing times, lateral flowContinue reading “British Airways Trials Rapid Covid Test”

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”

New Covid Outbreak In Thailand

Picture night-time in Bangkok credit Florian Wehde on Unsplash After a number of weeks where new cases of Covid-19 were very low, Thailand has seen a number of new outbreaks in the last few days. The main outbreak has been in Bangkok and has been linked to a number of entertainment venues in the city.Continue reading “New Covid Outbreak In Thailand”

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