Cambodia Considers Opening For Tourism In 2021

Koh Rong, Cambodia credit Ben Stern Cambodia is understood to be investigating the feasibility of opening its borders to vaccinated foreign tourists from low-risk countries by the end of the year. This will be the first phase of the Cambodian tourism reopening plan, part of a 2021-2025 tourism recovery roadmap. The Cambodian Tourism Ministry isContinue reading “Cambodia Considers Opening For Tourism In 2021”

New Covid Online Travel Tool

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have announced a Destination Tracker designed to provide relevant information to travellers when borders reopen. The Destination Tracker is designed to boost traveller confidence and help promote the quicker recovery of the tourism industry throughout the world. The tracker includes data on: HealthContinue reading “New Covid Online Travel Tool”

New Restrictions in Phuket

Phuket, Thailand credit Arkady Lukashov on Unsplash Visitors to Phuket from 18 Red Zone provinces will be required to show proof that they have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine before they are allowed to enter from 30th April. Visitors will also be required to show proof of a negative PCR test issued withinContinue reading “New Restrictions in Phuket”

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”

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”

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”

Malaysia Tourism Update

Picture Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, credit Amar Syazwan Rosman on Unsplash Malaysia – Singapore Border The reopening of the Malaysia / Singapore border ill be discussed on 4th May during talks between the leaders of Malaysia and Singapore. Back in March we reported on talks between the neighbours to create a Reciprocal Recognition of Vaccine CertificateContinue reading “Malaysia Tourism Update”

Expert Advice on Scuba Diving During COVID-19

This guest post from Jerry of Jerry’s Dive Centre in the Maldives covers not just safe Scuba Diving during Covid-19 but also the excellent Scuba opportunities in Rasdhoo in the Maldives. Contact Flyingdog Travel if you would like to contribute an article, story / experience, tips and advice or pictures. Introduction With the COVID situationsContinue reading “Expert Advice on Scuba Diving During COVID-19”

Vaccine Passport Plans For Vietnam Tourism

Picture Phu Quoc, Vietnam credit Andreas M on Unsplash Hopes that vaccinated tourists could return to Vietnam have risen following reports coming out of Vietnam. Late last week the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, together with other interested parties, stated that the information technology infrastructure for handling Covid-19 vaccine passports was almostContinue reading “Vaccine Passport Plans For Vietnam Tourism”

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