Saturday, April 10, 2021


NZ-Australia travel bubble to begin April 18

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

US says vaccinated people can travel, with precautions

Within the US, vaccinated people will not have to quarantine or take a Covid-19 test after travelling although they must still wear masks and observe social distancing.

You’ll get your refunds, says AirAsia boss as airline faces ‘deep, deep’ money problems

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes says the airline is trying to pay everyone back while ensuring its survival.

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.

UK, Hong Kong clash over special British passport

Hong Kong had told 14 countries not to accept its citizens applying for visas using the British National Overseas passport.

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.

Covid-19 passport in the pipeline for the fully vaccinated

The document will enable travel to anywhere in the country, says Works Minister Fadillah Yusof.

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese jab

Those arriving in China will still have to face a gruelling quarantine of up to three weeks.

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.

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.

Hong Kong prepares to reopen travel for selected markets

Despite the start of vaccinations against Covid-19 worldwide, the pandemic situation remains volatile and unpredictable.

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