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Singapore adds Australia, Vietnam green lanes

Singapore adds Australia, Vietnam green lanes

Starting October 8, Singapore will lift border restrictions with Vietnam and Australia, excluding Victoria state. According to Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), both countries have successfully controlled the spread of COVID infections. Vietnam had zero local Covid-19 cases while Australia (excluding Victoria state) had a low virus incidence rate of 0.02 cases per 100,000 […]

Business events get green signal across New Zealand

Business events get green signal across New Zealand

Auckland’s move to Alert Level 1 is great news for the business events industry and will give decision-makers confidence across the country, said Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) chief executive, Lisa Hopkins. Auckland will join the rest of New Zealand in Covid-19 alert level 1 on 7 October. “The new announcement by Prime Minister […]

Singapore, Indonesia to establish green lane in late October

Singapore, Indonesia to establish green lane in late October

Starting 26 October, applications for the reciprocal green lane (RGL) for essential business and official travel between Singapore and Indonesia will open. Indonesian citizens and Singapore citizens and residents can take advantage of this travel corridor. Travellers will need to abide by the COVID-19 protocols for pre-departure and post-arrival in respective countries in order to […]

Hotelbeds unveils The Green Hotels Programme to support sustainable tourism

Hotelbeds unveils The Green Hotels Programme to support sustainable tourism

Hotelbeds, the world’s leading bedbank, has announced today the launch of The Green Hotels Programme, a turn-key solution to bring the company and its partners to the green economy and accelerate the transition of the travel industry towards sustainability. In order to focus on establishing a more responsible and sustainable business model, Hotelbeds now has […]

Going green: Italy unveils EU-backed project to encourage sustainable tourism

Going green: Italy unveils EU-backed project to encourage sustainable tourism

Italy officially launched a project backed by the European Union (EU) to help its tourism businesses become more eco-friendly and make better use of the post-pandemic opportunities, the country’s National Tourism Agency (ENIT) said. The EU Eco-Tandem Programme also aims to promote sustainable tourism by helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) become more innovative. Traditional […]

The World may soon re-open again for Green Passport Holders

The World may soon re-open again for Green Passport Holders

Israel is working on a green passport. This passport will indicate, the holder was vaccinated against COVID-19, and of course, it may have any color. The passport will avoid quarantine for the holder and give access to cultural events, restaurants. The green passport would also enable travelers to fly aboard without having to first get […]

Singapore-Vietnam green lane travel to be finalised by early next year

Singapore-Vietnam green lane travel to be finalised by early next year

Singapore and Vietnam have agreed to expeditiously conclude ongoing discussions on a green lane agreement for essential business and official travel, said Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). MFA’s permanent secretary Chee Wee Kiong and Vietnam’s vice minister of foreign affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung have ‘tasked officials to finalise the green lane agreement by early […]

PONANT receives green light to recommence luxury expeditions in New Zealand

PONANT receives green light to recommence luxury expeditions in New Zealand

  Following months of engagement with New Zealand’s Ministry of Health, PONANT, the world leader of luxury expeditions has received conditional approval for their small luxury expedition vessel, Le Lapérouse, to recommence operations exclusively in New Zealand waters, for New Zealanders from February 2021. PONANT and sister company Paul Gauguin Cruises, collectively have operated over […]

The Green Book: A Historic Travel Guide for Black America, Part I

The Green Book: A Historic Travel Guide for Black America, Part I

Between 1936 and 1964, the Negro Motorist Green Book was essential for the survival of thousands of Black Americans in an era of segregation, cemented into the American legal system through Jim Crow laws, sundown tows where African Americans were under threat of violence after sunset, and a sharp increase in lynchings and other forms […]

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