Thursday, October 21, 2021


Bali reopens to international tourists, but with no flights

But some Indonesian tourism industry representatives say Bali's reopening plan not matched by demand.

Thailand to re-open to vaccinated tourists from November

Vaccinated tourists travelling by air from 10 low-risk countries including Britain, the US, China, Germany and Singapore will be allowed to travel freely if they test negative before and upon arrival.

Bali to reopen to some foreign tourists from mid-October

Bali's Ngurah Rai international airport will be open to foreign tourists from that date, with visitors required to quarantine for eight days at their own expense.

55 hotels closed down due to Covid-19

Another 86 have been temporarily closed since March last year.

Interest in Langkawi surges 13-fold as tourism gradually reopens

Airbnb says demand for accommodation has also increased in other popular tourist spots like Port Dickson and Melaka.

Interstate travel allowed only for Langkawi tourism bubble

The tourism ministry says permission for tourism activities is subject to the SOPs gazetted by the National Security Council.

Pulau Tioman, Genting tourism bubble put on hold

This follows the prime minister's announcement that the reopening of island resorts and tourism destinations and interstate travel will only be allowed when the vaccination rate of adults hits 90%.

Not just for fun: Behind the tourist surge to Langkawi

Psychologists say many have been under pressure since the start of the pandemic and need a way to release their stress.

Vietnam delays reopening resort island over low vaccination rate

The island's authorities say an additional 250,000-300,000 doses are needed to achieve herd immunity.

Zero Covid cases involving Langkawi tourists so far

Positive cases have only involved locals on the island, says state exco.

After Langkawi, govt eyeing Genting, Tioman and Melaka for tourism bubble plan

A proposal will be tabled to the Special Committee on Tackling Covid-19 tomorrow.

Govt considering giving green light for interstate tourism

Minister Nancy Shukri says the government is aware that the industry cannot recover based solely on intrastate tourism.

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