Koh Samui Working Towards July Tourism Reopening

Koh Samui from the air The paradise island of Koh Samui is pressing ahead with its plans to be ready to reopen to foreign tourists, without the need to quarantine, from July. The “Samui Sealed Route” would see vaccinated tourists travelling to selected beach resorts and areas under a modified quarantine process. The plan isContinue reading “Koh Samui Working Towards July Tourism Reopening”

International Airport Turned Into Covid19 Vaccination Centre

Suvarnabhumi International Airport credit Hanumann on flickr Prior to the pandemic Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok was serving around 60 million passengers per year. In fact the airport was creaking at the seams. It was only designed for 45 million annual passengers and plans were recently approved to increase capacity at the airport in theContinue reading “International Airport Turned Into Covid19 Vaccination Centre”

Increase In Quarantine For Thailand

Bangkok Tuk Tuk’s credit Chris Artur Collins on Unsplash Thailand has announced the return of a 14-day quarantine period for arrivals as part of measures to curb the current Covid-19 outbreak. Earlier this month quarantine was reduced to 7 days for vaccinated visitors and 10 day those without vaccines in a bid to attract moreContinue reading “Increase In Quarantine For Thailand”

Lockdown Extended In The Philippines

El Nido, Philippines credit nennnn of flickr The lockdown in the Philippines is being extended for an additional two-weeks until 14th May to try and curb the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. More than 25 million people will continue to face the most restrictive conditions in Manila and four nearby provinces. However the curfew in Manila hasContinue reading “Lockdown Extended In The Philippines”

Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble Confirmed

Singapore from above credit dronepicr on flickr The long awaited travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong, originally due to launch last November, will begin in May. The plan for quarantine travel will start on 26th May despite reports over the weekend that it would be delayed yet again. This is the third attempt toContinue reading “Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble Confirmed”

Vietnam Vaccine Passport Plans Under Fire

Last week we reported that Quang Nam Province had submitted proposals to the Vietnamese government to allow vaccinated foreign travellers to the region. However the proposals have had a mixed response and many believe that allowing tourists into cordoned off resorts under heavy supervision is not the correct approach. Pham Trung Luong, the former headContinue reading “Vietnam Vaccine Passport Plans Under Fire”

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”

Proposals Submitted For Vietnam Vaccine Passport

Vietnam countryside credit Kiril Dobrev on Unsplash Quang Nam province, which includes the famous town of Hoi An, has submitted plans for the return of vaccinated tourists to the area. The plan, if approved, would mean that the area would become the first part of Vietnam to welcome foreign tourists. Vietnam Twitter Highlights Vietnam VaccineContinue reading “Proposals Submitted For Vietnam Vaccine Passport”

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”

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