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”

Hopes For Indonesia Tourism From July

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia credit Saepul Jr on Unsplash Indonesia is planning to open the borders to foreign tourists from July in Bali, Bintan and Batam. The country is planning to speed up the vaccination programme in the three areas to allow the reopening plans to proceed. Batam and Bintan had originally planned to open toContinue reading “Hopes For Indonesia Tourism From July”

Thailand Adds More Vaccines To Approved List For Tourists

Tuk Tuk’s in Bangkok, Thailand credit Chris Arthur Collins on Unsplash Earlier this month we reported on the latest entry requirements for tourists travelling to Thailand including the approved vaccine list. Tourists entering the country who had received all doses of an approved vaccine, at least 14 days prior to travel, can undertake a reducedContinue reading “Thailand Adds More Vaccines To Approved List For Tourists”

Uncertain Tourism Outlook In Thailand

Picture Phuket, Thailand credit Nick Linnen on Unsplash The reopening roadmap for Thailand tourism has raised hopes that the industry may start to recover later this year but there are still fears that the recovery will be slow. Confirmed Cut To Thailand Quarantine Phuket Phuket is due to be the first area to relax entryContinue reading “Uncertain Tourism Outlook In Thailand”

Latest Southeast Asia Covid Situation

Many countries within Southeast Asia continue to struggle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic as new outbreaks pop up throughout the region. The Philippines and Indonesia are the countries hardest hit by the pandemic and cases and deaths continue to rise. Philippines The Philippines are especially hit hard with more than 11,000 new cases reported todayContinue reading “Latest Southeast Asia Covid Situation”

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”

New Indonesia Travel Ban

Picture Indonesia sunset credit Baehaki Harriri on Unsplash Indonesia has announced an internal travel ban during next month’s Eid al-Fitr celebrations to try and prevent large-scale transmission of Covid-19. The ban on all land, sea and air travel between 6th and 17th May comes on top of a ban on the mass exodus tradition, locallyContinue reading “New Indonesia Travel Ban”

Thailand Confirms Latest Entry Requirements

Picture Thailand beach scene credit Maksim Shutov on Unsplash Authorities in Thailand have confirmed the requirements for foreign arrivals to benefit from the latest reduced quarantine measures. From the start of April arrivals will need to complete a reduced 7 day quarantine period as long as they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 with anContinue reading “Thailand Confirms Latest Entry Requirements”

Free Flights In Thailand

Picture Phuket, Thailand credit Akash Rai on Unsplash The Bangkok Post are reporting that the Thai Tourism and Sports Ministry is considering offering free provincial flights to foreign tourists. The move is intended to take advantage of the upcoming quarantine-free status in Phuket from 1st July. It is hoped that tourists will visit other areasContinue reading “Free Flights In Thailand”

Vietnam Proposal For Quarantine Free Travel

Picture Ninh Binh, Vietnam credit Ruslan Bardash on Unsplash Aviation agencies within Vietnam have proposed allowing vaccinated foreign visitors into the country without government quarantine from September. The proposals from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) were sent to the Ministry of Transport today. Under the proposals travellers would need to have a vaccinationContinue reading “Vietnam Proposal For Quarantine Free Travel”

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