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”

Thailand To Lure Wealthy Tourists

Bangkok, Thailand, credit Alejandro Cartagena on Unsplash The Thai government has set a “proactive economic plan” aimed at attracting at least 1 million high-income foreign tourists and investors. The plan is designed to attract wealthy tourists, especially retirees, to visit and hopefully settle in Thailand. The plan is particularly aimed at visitors from Europe, JapanContinue reading “Thailand To Lure Wealthy Tourists”

UN Concerns Over $3 Billion Tourism Project In Indonesia

Picture West Nusa Tenggara, Lombok, Indonesia credit tiket2-fly on Unsplash United Nations (UN) rights experts have raised concerns over forced evictions of locals and indigenous peoples, and threats against human rights defenders, to make way for a $3 billion (£2.18 billion) tourism project on the Indonesian island of Lombok. The Mandalika development project on theContinue reading “UN Concerns Over $3 Billion Tourism Project In Indonesia”

Phuket Quarantine Ends From July

Picture Phuket, Thailand credit Arkady Akashov on Unsplash Earlier this week we reported on rumours that Phuket was hoping to end quarantine for foreign arrivals from July. Today the Thai government has confirmed the plan. In the first confirmed end to quarantine in the country, foreign tourists who have been vaccinated will be able toContinue reading “Phuket Quarantine Ends From July”

Gradual Increase in Tourism Numbers In Thailand

Earlier this year officials in Thailand predicted that the numbers of foreign tourist arrivals would return to pre-pandemic levels by 2023. Today a much slower return was predicted. In 2019 Thailand welcomed almost 40 million foreign arrivals, a record high, and growth was predicted to continue. The arrival of the pandemic however meant that justContinue reading “Gradual Increase in Tourism Numbers In Thailand”

Singapore In Travel Talks With New Zealand

Singapore by night credit Joshua Ang on Unsplash Singapore and New Zealand are in talks to reach an agreement on the mutual recognition of both countries’ digital health and Covid-19 vaccination certificates reports TTG Asia. The news comes just a few days after talks between Singapore and Australia were reported. The Singapore Minister for ForeignContinue reading “Singapore In Travel Talks With New Zealand”

Bali Green Zones To Help Welcome Tourists

Picture Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia credit Dennis Van Dalen on unsplash Three popular tourist destinations on Bali have been designated as “green zones” in plans designed to help welcome back foreign tourists as soon as possible. The three “green zones” are Nusa Dua, Sanur and Ubud. Plans had been made to start welcoming foreign touristsContinue reading “Bali Green Zones To Help Welcome Tourists”

Bali Medical Tourism

Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. Credit mutekk on Unsplash The Indonesian government hace announced plans to develop the Sanur region on Bali as a Special Economic Zone focused on health, primarily for senior citizens. Erick Thohir, Indonesian Minister of State-Owned Enterprises of Indonesia, announced earlier this week that there is 41 hectares of land available for developmentContinue reading “Bali Medical Tourism”

Funding to Help Singapore Changi Airport Survive

TTR Weekly are reporting that the Ministry of Transport in Singapore has set aside SGD870 million (approx £468.8 million / US$657.6 million) as part of the OneAviation Support Package in the 2021 budget.  The Singapore government has recognised the importance of the aviation sector to their economy and hope that the package will enable companiesContinue reading “Funding to Help Singapore Changi Airport Survive”

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