Sunday, December 5, 2021


India opens to tourists after 20 months

Tour operators said that demand was extremely sluggish due to high ticket prices and remaining restrictions on travellers from Britain, China and elsewhere.

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.

Fearing tourist flight, industry players eager to replicate Langkawi re-opening

They point to Langkawi as a litmus test for opening up vacation spots with strict SOPs in place.

Saudi Arabia to reopen to vaccinated tourists after 17 months

Travellers fully vaccinated with Saudi-approved jabs – Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson – will be able to enter the kingdom without the need for an institutional quarantine period.

Sarawak tourism industry desperate for herd immunity

Industry leaders say this is the primary step towards allowing tourist arrivals to resume.

Sarawak river taxis sinking under loss of tourists

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

Japan turns to cuddly toys to boost Lunar New Year sales without Chinese tourists

Japan is feeling the loss of Chinese tourists who normally come to stock up on expensive gifts for Chinese New Year.

International tourist arrivals down 68% from Jan-June

Per capita spending also dropped 5.3% from RM3,121.60 in 2019 to RM2,956.10 this year.

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