Date Set For Return Of Tourists To Langkawi In Malaysia

The 16th of September is an important day, it is Malaysia Day where the country commemorates the establishment of the Malaysian federation on that day in 1963. Main picture Langkawi, Malaysia credit Manish Tulaskar on Unsplash This year could also have an added significance. The Kedah State government has announced that this is the dateContinue reading “Date Set For Return Of Tourists To Langkawi In Malaysia”

Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble Scrapped

The Singapore – Hong Kong Travel Bubble first planned to begin last year has now been formally scrapped by the two governments. Main picture Pasir Ris Park, Singapore credit Cattan2011 on flickr The travel bubble, allowing fully vaccinated travellers to visit each country, was first scheduled to begin on 22nd November 2020, however it wasContinue reading “Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble Scrapped”

No Early Start To Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble

The wait for the start of the Singapore – Hong Kong Travel bubble is unlikely to begin anytime soon as rising cases and heightened restrictions take hold in Singapore. Main picture Singapore street art credit Cattan2011 on flickr Discussions on the travel bubble will only resume only when the Covid-19 sitiation improves. Singapore has beenContinue reading “No Early Start To Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble”

Singapore Travel Bubbles Delayed

Singapore has been working throughout the pandemic to put into place Travel Corridors or Travel Bubbles with countries and territories with low numbers of Covid-19. Main picture Singapore credit Zhu Hongzhi on Unsplash Unfortunately the plans have been continually delayed due further outbreaks of the virus both in Singapore and in partner countries. Today weContinue reading “Singapore Travel Bubbles Delayed”

Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble

Vietnam and Singapore are discussing relaxation of travel restrictions between the two countries for business trips and leisure trips to selected areas. Main picture Hue, Vietnam credit dronepicr on flickr The plans are dependent on the inoculation programme in Vietnam, at the moment just 2% have been vaccination. While they wait for progress in VietnamContinue reading “Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble”

Singapore Travel Bubble Update

Singapore has been working on a number of Travel Bubbles and Corridors throughout the pandemic. Recently the long-awaited bubble with Hong Kong was delayed again following a surge in cases in Singapore. Picture Singapore by night credit dronepicr on flickr Australia Travel Bubble We first reported on plans for a Singapore – Australia Travel BubbleContinue reading “Singapore Travel Bubble Update”

Singapore Travel Bubble With Hong Kong Delayed Again

Singapore views credit cattan2011 on flickr Rising cases of Covid-19 has caused yet another postponement of the travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong. The delay of the air travel bubble (ATB) was announced this morning. The bubble was due to begin on 26th May. Flights had sold out quickly when the latest date wasContinue reading “Singapore Travel Bubble With Hong Kong Delayed Again”

Southeast Asia 2021 Tourism Hopes Examined

Singapore from the air credit dronepicr on flickr Many parts of Southeast Asia managed to escape the worst effects of Covid-19 by closing borders early and imposing strict quarantine, testing and movement measures. Recently however, hopes of an early return to mass foreign tourism has been dealt a blow as increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases,Continue reading “Southeast Asia 2021 Tourism Hopes Examined”

Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble In Doubt Again

Singapore credit cattan2011 After a number of false starts and postponements it finally looked more likely that the Singapore – Hong Kong travel bubble would launch on 26th May. Flights between the two cities were quickly selling out and hotels were reporting increased demand. Previous attempts to launch the bubble, originally due to start lastContinue reading “Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble In Doubt Again”

Taiwan Travel Bubble Talks

Phu Quoc, Vietnam credit dronepicr on flickr Taiwan is in negotiations with the governments of Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines over the creation of travel bubbles. Chang Hsi-chung, general director of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, said that representatives from each country visited Taiwan last week to discuss the moves. It is not clear atContinue reading “Taiwan Travel Bubble Talks”

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