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Phuket To Greet Vaccinated Visitors Without Quarantine by October

Phuket To Greet Vaccinated Visitors Without Quarantine by October

The most popular Thai resort island famous for its beaches is planning to fully reopen to vaccinated tourists by October to revive its tourism industry. Phuket’s tourism industry has been harder hit than most, and stakeholders are eager to change that. More than a dozen business groups, including the Phuket Chamber of Commerce and the […]

Australia will quarantine overseas visitors even after Covid vaccine rollout

Australia will quarantine overseas visitors even after Covid vaccine rollout

Australia has said today that it would keep mandatory two-week quarantine for all overseas visitors, even as vaccinations are rolled out across the country and the world. Chief medical officer Paul Kelly said there is still not enough evidence about vaccines’ ability to limit transmission to allow the dismantling of border controls that have virtually […]

Thailand to let more foreign visitors in from October onward

Thailand to let more foreign visitors in from October onward

Thailand’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Monday said it will allow more categories of foreigners into the country from October onwards. The CCSA, chaired by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has agreed to allow athletes in for tournaments in a supervised area. The first group will be international cyclists participating in the royal […]

Singapore relaxes border restrictions, allows visitors from New Zealand and Brunei in

Singapore relaxes border restrictions, allows visitors from New Zealand and Brunei in

Singapore authorities announced that visitors from New Zealand and Brunei are now allowed to travel to and from the island city-state. Visitors from Brunei or New Zealand, who have remained in the country in the last consecutive 14 days prior to their visit to Singapore, will not have to serve a stay-home notice upon arrival. […]

Morocco reopens to international visitors

Morocco reopens to international visitors

The Moroccan National Tourist Office (MNTO) has confirmed that the country’s border regulations have been relaxed to international visitors, including passengers from the UK. As of 1 October, travellers who do not require a visa can enter the country on presenting a negative Covid-19 PCR test where the results are dated no more than 72 […]

Seychelles draws nearer to its European visitors

Seychelles draws nearer to its European visitors

The Seychelles Islands is now more accessible to European visitors since Sunday, September 27, 2020, with the return of direct flights from Europe to Seychelles. The Swiss airline, Edelweiss Air, the first European direct commercial flight to land at the Seychelles International airport of Pointe Larue since the destination has reopened for tourism in August […]

Ras al Khaimah first destination to provide free Covid-19 PCR tests for international visitors

Ras al Khaimah first destination to provide free Covid-19 PCR tests for international visitors

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) and RAK Hospital have announced a partnership to provide free Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing to international visitors staying in and departing from the emirate until 31 December 2020. Subsidised by RAKTDA, the free PCR test is available for international visitors to avail either at RAK Hospital, one […]

Thailand gets first international visitors in 7 months

Thailand gets first international visitors in 7 months

In order to attract a larger number of international travellers, Thailand has eased more rules, starting from 21 October. The country has further eased coronavirus restrictions and plans to shorten the quarantine period to encourage foreign tourists. The country welcomed its first vacationers since a ban in April aimed at halting the spread on 20 […]

Costa Rica unveils ‘Pura Vida Pledge’ for visitors to make sustainable difference post Covid-19

Costa Rica unveils ‘Pura Vida Pledge’ for visitors to make sustainable difference post Covid-19

The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has launched Pura Vida Pledge – a promise to educate visitors as to the real meaning of responsible tourism and the actions that they, as travellers to the destination, can take to make a true difference to the local communities in the post Covid-19 world. The phrase ‘pura vida’ […]

Thailand redesigns Muslim-friendly travel application for Middle East visitors

Thailand redesigns Muslim-friendly travel application for Middle East visitors

In preparation to welcome visitors back this winter, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced a fresh redesign of their Thailand Muslim Friendly App, that caters to Muslim visitors from the region to find their way around the country. With a redesigned interface to enhance user experience, the app has now expanded its offering, […]

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