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Swan Hellenic among first cruises where COVID vaccinations for all ship’s staff is needed

Swan Hellenic among first cruises where COVID vaccinations for all ship’s staff is needed

Swan Hellenic announced that it has introduced valid Covid-19 vaccination as a pre-embarkation medical requirement for all ship’s staff and crew. The vaccination cycle will be carried out at recruitment centres or in the home countries of the crew members in accordance with current local guidelines and approved medical protocols. This decisive action to protect […]

Negative COVID-19 test not needed for Thai visa extension (for now)

Thailand charge THB5,000 for the six-month visa

The immigration police have announced that a negative COVID-19 test result is NOT mandatory for Thai visa extension of foreign travellers who wish to stay longer in Thailand. The immigration bureau caused temporary confusion when spokesman Archayon Kraithong previously said on Monday a negative COVID-19 test result is a requirement for visa extension for “every […]

ABTA: Urgent government action needed to support travel industry

ABTA: Urgent government action needed to support travel industry

ABTA – The Travel Association says the global travel industry has an opportunity and responsibility to rebuild in a more sustainable way following the coronavirus crisis, but that urgent action from the UK Government is critical in helping boost consumer confidence. At the Association’s annual Travel Convention, held virtually this year, ABTA revealed new figures […]

No quarantine needed: Singapore to allow tourists from China, Australia

No quarantine needed: Singapore to allow tourists from China, Australia

Starting 6 November, Singapore will allow all travellers from China and state of Victoria, Australia without the need for quarantine as long as they negative from COVID-19 upon arrival. Singapore unilaterally opens its borders to China and Australia as the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) deemed that mainland China and Victoria followed comprehensive public […]

Airline industry: Urgent government help needed to prevent jobs catastrophe

Airline industry: Urgent government help needed to prevent jobs catastrophe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) issued a joint statement calling for urgent government intervention to prevent an employment catastrophe in the aviation industry. Estimates from the Air Transport Action Group suggest some 4.8 million aviation workers’ jobs are at risk as a result of air travel demand […]

Three travel advice you didn’t know you needed

Three travel advice you didn’t know you needed

Many thought that things will get better by the holidays with the news of effective vaccines now available. Some people whose holiday was thwarted by lockdown postponed their vacation this year. However, the emergence of a more contagious strain of COVID-19 forced many countries to impose border restrictions to prevent the entry of the new […]

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