Tuesday, April 20, 2021


NZ-Australia travel bubble to begin April 18

Qurantine-free travel between the two countries will begin in just under a fortnight.

In Thailand, Phuket first for mass jabs in bid to lure tourists back

Vaccinated tourists will be welcomed to the island without having to undergo quarantine, which polls showed to be the greatest deterrent for potential tourists.

Many keen to invest in Langkawi despite Covid-19, says Mahathir

He says potential investors are looking to open hotels, shopping malls and factory outlets.

Thailand to lift tourist quarantine for Phuket

Foreign visitors will be required to have had two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, a certificate signifying negative test results, and to download a mobile tracking application.

Targeted travel bubbles could herald a return to the golden age of tourism

But these will only work if everyone is responsible about following the SOPs.

NZ drafts plans for Australia travel bubble

PM Jacinda Ardern says the government will exercise the cautious approach that has allowed New Zealand to limit its virus toll to 26 deaths in a population of five million.

In Sarawak, river taxis struggle to stay afloat

These traditional ferry operators have transported passengers for decades, but their business is now threatening to go under as the impact of Covid-19 continues.

Sarawak river taxis sinking under loss of tourists

Can Sarawak’s traditional wooden ferries transform into a Grab-style service to safeguard their future?

Tourism sector inches back to life with relaxed travel restrictions for some states

Industry players hail the green light for tourism travel between RMCO states as a good sign.

Australia says working on travel bubble with Singapore

The deal will reportedly allow Singaporeans and Australians who have been vaccinated to travel between the countries without quarantining.

Travel ban keeps Sarawak tourism in limbo despite relaxed restrictions

Those in the tourism industry see no hope of recovery until the interstate and interzone travel bans are lifted.

Time to move, experts tell duty-free shops

The future is online, they say as duty-free revenue drops in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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