Quarantine Free Travel To Malaysia Being Considered

Reports suggest that the Malaysian government is looking at reopening the borders to fully vaccinated foreign travellers, from selected countries, without the need to quarantine. Main picture Kota Kinabulu, Malaysia credit CK Yeo on Unsplash National Recovery Council chairman Muhyiddin Yassin was speaking after chairing a meeting with political and business leaders. “I hope theContinue reading “Quarantine Free Travel To Malaysia Being Considered”

Da Nang In Vietnam Eyes Return Of Foreign Tourists

Authorities in the Vietnam coastal city of Da Nang have submitted draft plans for welcoming back foreign visitors from as early as November in the latest move to restart tourism in the country. Main picture Dragon Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam credit Mohammad Imran on Unsplash The plan however has strict conditions and will beContinue reading “Da Nang In Vietnam Eyes Return Of Foreign Tourists”

Bali Open To Foreign Tourists But None Arrive

Travellers from 19 countries can travel to Bali in Indonesia from today but the opening failed to lead to a rush in arrivals with a lack of organisation blamed. Main picture Seminyak, Bali credit Ern Gan on Unsplash Indonesia only confirmed the 19 countries late yesterday and tourism companies and airlines did not have enoughContinue reading “Bali Open To Foreign Tourists But None Arrive”

Thailand Confirms Tourism Reopening Plans

Updated 15th October 2021. Officials in Thailand have confirmed the end of any form of quarantine for travellers from five countries and the opening of more areas of the country from 1st November. Main picture Koh Yao Thailand credit Amazing Thailand The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) have confirmed that fully vaccinated travellers fromContinue reading “Thailand Confirms Tourism Reopening Plans”

Singapore Travel Bookings Take Off

It has only been a few days since more countries were added to the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme in Singapore but more than 2,400 travel passes have already been issued. Main picture Singapore skyline credit dronepicr on flickr The surprise announcement meant that travellers from Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, United KingdomContinue reading “Singapore Travel Bookings Take Off”

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”

Will Tourists Rush Back To Thailand

The Thai Prime Minister announced yesterday that from 1st November, fully vaccinated travellers from at least 10 countries will be able to visit Thailand without any quarantine requirements. The move was designed to help reinvigorate the tourism industry which, prior to the pandemic, had almost 40 million foreign arrivals each year and contributed almost 20%Continue reading “Will Tourists Rush Back To Thailand”

Quarantine To Be Lifted For Foreign Travellers to Thailand

Fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from at least 10 countries will be allowed to visit Thailand without quarantine from 1st November according to a televised address by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (11th October). [Article updated 12th October 21]. Main picture Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, credit Vitalijis Barilo on Unsplash The initial listContinue reading “Quarantine To Be Lifted For Foreign Travellers to Thailand”

Singapore To Open To Travellers From More Countries

Singapore has announced that from 19th October travellers from eight more countries, including the United States, will be allowed to visit, quarantine-free. Main picture Singapore skyline credit Swapnil Bapat on Unsplash The announcement came as a surprise as just a few days ago it was announced that travellers from South Korea would be able toContinue reading “Singapore To Open To Travellers From More Countries”

Tourism Return To More Areas Of Thailand

A Thai government spokesman has confirmed that a further five areas of the country will reopen to fully vaccinated, foreign tourists, from 1st November. Main picture Tuk Tuk’s in Bangkok, Thailand credit Chris Arthur Collins on Unsplash The areas being added to Phuket, Koh Samui (and neighbouring islands), and areas of Krabi and Phang-Nga areContinue reading “Tourism Return To More Areas Of Thailand”

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