Already surpassing recovery targets with 640,000 visitors, the world is invited to experience Fiji: where happiness comes naturally.
Macau is expecting a surge in Chinese tourists during the Chinese New Year holiday, after COVID prevention measures were dropped and the zero-COVID policy abandoned after nearly three years.…
China may soon shorten Covid-19 quarantine requirements for inbound travellers from the current 10 days to seven or eight days.
The Spanish authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply Coronavirus entry rules for travellers from non-European Union/Schengen Area countries.
South Korea further eases travel as it lifts Covid-19 PCR testing requirement for inbound travellers from 1 October
The German government has announced that the country will continue to apply relaxed entry rules for all travellers until 31 January.
Samoa’s beautiful shorelines have once again welcomed international travellers on the first direct flights from American Samoa, Fiji, Australia and New Zealand
Foreign tourists visiting Japan will be required to wear masks, take out private medical insurance and be chaperoned throughout their stay, the government said
Cambodia has reduced the required quarantine period from two weeks to one for arriving travellers who are not fully vaccinated
Hong Kong plans to relax some anti-Covid measures next month, which includes lifting a ban on flights from nine countries
New Zealand government has announced the country’s borders will reopen on May 1 allowing international manuhiri (visitors) from visa waiver countries, including the US
Cambodia has dispensed with a requirement for visitors from overseas to take Covid-19 tests from this week
Abu Dhabi has revised its COVID-19 travel restrictions and protocols following positive indicators that signal the emirate has entered the recovery phase of the pandemic
Hawaii plans to lift its COVID-19 quarantine requirement for travellers this month starting on 26 March
Government of Indonesia will conduct a trial on receiving international travellers without quarantine in the resort island of Bali beginning March 14 under certain conditions
As Malaysia and Thailand take the first steps towards fully reopening borders to tourism, the countries are looking at facilitating more travel to promote tourism
Canada will ease entry for fully vaccinated international travellers starting on February 28 as Covid-19 cases decline, allowing a rapid antigen test for travellers instead of a molecular…
Jordan has announced it was easing coronavirus-related restrictions on foreign visitors from March 1
Park Inn by Radisson re-opens its doors to leisure and business travellers as we slowly usher in a new normal where COVID-19 becomes manageable and hopefully endemic.
The Australian Government has announced Australia will reopen to all fully vaccinated visa holders, tourists, business travellers, and other visitors from 21 February.
After almost two years of having one of the world’s toughest travel restrictions, Australia’s reopening is within sight as Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed that the country will welcome…
Before the pandemic, the tourism sector made up a significant part of Lithuania’s economy, amounting to over €977.8M in total spent every year. In 2019, almost 2 million tourists visited…
Earlier last week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison hinted that Australia might welcome international tourists as early as April.
Thailand authorities have officially confirmed the following specially-designed entry schemes starting from February 1, 2022.
As news that Singapore is slowly bringing back its Vaccinated Travel Lanes, starting with Malaysia, the country is easing its testing requirements to lure more travellers.
By removing the requirement for arrivals to show the results of a negative PCR test, Australia is making it easier for overseas travellers to enter the country; instead of from 1 am on…
From 11 January, international travellers will be able to travel to Thailand under the Sandbox programme, and can choose to undergo mandatory 7-day stay in either Krabi, Phang-Na, Phuket or…
For the love of captivating Cambodia! Accor unveils campaign to welcome back international travellers
To welcome travellers back in Cambodia, Accor has launched its ‘For the Love of Captivating Cambodia’ campaign with guests rewarded with special credits that can be redeemed for meals,…
Agoda has launched Japan Alternative Quarantine (Japan AQ) packages to offer greater options for Japanese citizens returning home for holidays from 'high-risk' countries as COVID-19…
Travel Safe Alliance Malaysia expands partnership with Tourism Penang to attract travellers to the state
Travel Safe Alliance Malaysia (TSAM) has joined forces with the Penang State EXCO Office for Tourism and Creative Economy (PETACE) to raise the travel market confidence in Penang state.
As we look to the year ahead, Booking.com has shared its predictions for travel in 2022, revealing a renewed sense of optimism that is fueling a hunger to embrace the new normal and get back…
Vietnamese authorities are proposing that those who have had full vaccinations only be quarantined for three nights, with PCR-RT tests on arrival and day three, and monitored for a total of…
Laos has announced plans to partially reopen its borders to foreign visitors on January 1, despite the rising fears that the Omicron variant
Indonesian government has allowed travellers from Hong Kong to enter the country ahead of year-end holidays, while putting the UK, Norway and Denmark into the travel ban list
As the Queensland border reopens, Virgin Australia has unveiled a major sale on flights to the state, with some fares as low as $59.
Accommodation Association welcomed the gradual reopening of Australia including West Australia on 5 February but warned the skills shortage would continue to impact most accommodation…
Western Australia will embark on its Safe Transition Plan as announced last month, to safely ease its hard border controls in line with a 90% vaccination rate on Saturday February 5, 2022.
The Lao Government has announced their plan to re-open the country to fully vaccinated tourists in January of 2022 under the "Lao Travel Green Zone" program.
Limited categories of visitors are now allowed to enter Greece, including citizens of the EU & Schengen Area countries as well as residents of a limited number of third countries,…
Although Bali reopened to selected tourists on October 14, without a lengthy quarantine period, 19 countries were allowed back in. Sadly, no one showed up.
Fiji will press on with plans to reopen its border to international travellers, despite the threat from the newly identified Omicron Covid-19 variant
New Zealand has announced it will reopen borders to visitors vaccinated against Covid-19 in the opening months of 2022
Next month, Australia will be open to fully vaccinated international travellers, students, working holidaymakers, and provisional family visa holders.
Malaysia will reopen its borders to international visitors by 1 January at the latest, a government advisory council has said as the country seeks to revive its ailing tourism sector
According to Nitinai Sirisamatthakarn, general director of Airports of Thailand (AOT) Public Company, international airlines have returned up to 80% of their airport slots at Thailand’s six…
Vietnam plans to restart international commercial flights with 15 countries from January next year, its aviation authority has announced, eyeing a full resumption by July
After six months of hibernation since April 2021 due to COVID restrictions, Thailand’s biggest exhibition and convention centre, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre is seeing the return…
With Australia's borders now open to international travellers, Emirates is celebrating by expanding its operations in the country.
Within the next several weeks, South Australia will reopen its borders to people from New South Wales and Victoria.
Cambodia is now ready to reboot its tourism and welcome fully vaccinated tourists quarantine free if they stay at least five days in designated areas starting from 30 November 2021.
The long-awaited getaway to Thailand, dreamt of by millions of people across the world, is finally becoming a reality with the country officially reopening to international travellers…
Tourists will be able to enter Australia without quarantine by the end of the year, but they must be double vaccinated, according to Scott Morrison.
For the first time in 20 months, tearful reunions have returned to Sydney Airport, with arriving Australians free to hug relieved relatives and friends waiting to greet them.
The federal government's global "do not travel" advisory, which applied to all countries except New Zealand, has been lifted ahead of the removal of international border restrictions.
UK will remove next week the last seven countries on its coronavirus "red list", which currently requires newly arrived travellers from these destinations to spend 10 days in hotel…
Australians won't have to spend a single day in quarantine when visiting nations including the UK, Italy, the US, and Greece.
Singapore's Civil Aviation Authority has announced the expansion of the country's Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme to include Australian passengers.
Cambodia's government has announced to reopen the country in several stages to fully vaccinated foreign tourists starting from the end of next month
US issues new guidelines for air travel, lifts restrictions on India, China and Europe from 8 November
In a new development as US opens international borders for non-essential travel, the US has issued new guidelines for foreign travellers, lifting restrictions on China, India and much of…
More initiatives are being launched around Asia-Pacific as the region's gradual opening of foreign travel markets continues.
The latest addition to Houston’s luxury hotel scene, Blossom Hotel Houston has launched a number of limited-time offers designed to help event organizers make the most of their meetings.…
Dozens of people stood in line outside Singapore Airlines' customer-service centre on the fourth floor of a luxury shopping mall on Orchard Road in downtown Singapore.
Thailand intends to remove Covid-19 quarantine rules for fully vaccinated visitors from at least ten "low-risk" countries as the tourism industry recovers.
Major airlines have reacted quickly to the NSW government's decision to end quarantine for returning Australians, enabling bookings for November, and adding extra flights.
The Cambodian government is gearing up to reopen to fully vaccinated tourists in the Q4 2021.
Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji, the premier eco-adventure luxury destination in the South Pacific, is more than ready to welcome back its first guests after months being closed to…
Fully vaccinated travellers from 19 countries can enter Bali but visitors must first serve five-day quarantine in a hotel
With the announcement that the United States will reopen to international travel this coming November, G Adventures is unveiling its expanded United States of Adventure collection globally.
The reopening of Australia's borders and the implementation of the home quarantine programme might be fast-tracked to November 1.
Safety first is the message from Sarawak’s Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Karim Rahman Hamzah, who is working closely with tourism industry players to ensure strict compliance with…
The island paradise of Fiji, known for its incredible scenery and warm, welcoming people, will be open to visitors once again starting this December.
The Government of Singapore has introduced a Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) for travellers from the UK, effective from 19 October 2021.
Fiji will ease Covid-19 restrictions and announce its reopening for international travel after the country hit a vaccination milestone last week
India will reopen to tourism from October 15, the government said, after more than a year of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic
International tourists won't be welcomed back to Australia until next year, with the return of skilled migrants and students given higher priority
Bali will welcome selected international travellers starting October 14, according to Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, Indonesia's minister of maritime affairs and investment.
Indonesia will reopen its tourist island Bali for some international travellers, including those from China, New Zealand, and Japan, among others, from October 14
International tourists may be able to travel to India by October 15 and an announcement is likely to be made by the Central government soon
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the international border will reopen in November, initially permitting travel for vaccinated citizens and their relatives.
As of 1 October, the quarantine time for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving in Thailand, including the pilot reopening destinations through the Alternative Quarantine (AQ)…
In an exciting new global social media flash campaign to mark the reopening of its borders to international travellers, Mauritius launches social media competition
Indonesian tourism minister has announced Bali will be reopening for international tourism in October
After Thailand postponed the re-opening of major locations to international tourism arrivals again, leading industry stakeholders accused the government of gambling away the country's…
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has backed the federal tourism minister's estimate that foreign travel will resume "at the very least" by Christmas.
As the COVID-19 situation seems under control, Germany has removed India and 13 other countries from its list of high-risk regions.
Thailand has pushed back plans to reopen Bangkok and some other major cities to foreign arrivals until November, due to vaccination rates falling short of targets
As the world waits for international travel borders to reopen, the Philippines is preparing a warm welcome for tourists.
the country may soon reopen its doors for foreign tourists for the first time in one-and-a-half years
Jetstar and Qantas have launched a promo to entice travellers back to the skies as New South Wales and Victoria get ready to reopen.
The United States will lift the travel ban on fully-vaccinated travellers from the 33 countries, including the UK and the European Union, from early November.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that the current traffic system that categorises countries in green, amber and red based on safety as well as the required pre-departure…
Chile has announced plans to reopen its borders to visitors in a bid to revive its ailing tourism industry ahead of the Southern hemisphere summer
The Indian Ocean country of Mauritius continues with its proactive and transparent response to the global COVID crisis, as it prepares to complete the reopening of its borders to fully…
In a bid to boost the economy as daily Covid-19 cases in the country have come down, the Central government is considering to resume issuing tourist visas very soon
Experts say the trans-Tasman bubble is unlikely to reopen as Australia battles the highly contagious Delta variant.
A federal ban on Australians leaving the country will be lifted as early as November, as part of plans to end an unusual travel restriction and embrace a "vaccine passport" to allow…
Australia's vaccination rates are on the rise despite a string of lockdowns and Delta outbreaks.
Raffles Hotel Le Royal, celebrated for more than 90 years as one of the “Grandes Dames” of Southeast Asia, has reopened its northern wing as an ASQ (alternative state quarantine), offering…
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has confirmed a further extension to its reopening plans with the Phuket Sandbox 7+7 programme.
Malaysia’s Langkawi Islands in Kedah will re-open to locals under a travel bubble, mirroring Thailand’s tourism-reopening plan based on a pilot project in the popular resort island of Phuket
Several airlines are passionate to start operations to Hua Hin, Thailand later this year, opening further the accessibility of this idyllic Thailand Riviera.
European Union has recommended that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the US because of rising coronavirus infections there
Thailand’s tourist hotspot Pattaya may delay its planned reopening to vaccinated travellers on 1 September, as the city is dealing with insufficient inoculations among locals and a spike in…
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to provide general information on the “Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension” programme, which is an upgrade to the existing Phuket Sandbox…
UAE citizens and residents as well as visitors entering Abu Dhabi from abroad have to follow updated air travel rules, effective from 15 August 2021
In the first month of the ‘Phuket Sandbox’ programme since its launch on 1 July, over 14,000 foreign tourists have visited Phuket, and generated THB829 million (USD25 million) revenue,…
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that a national COVID-19 vaccination target of 80% will be required for Australia to reopen and remove crippling pandemic restrictions.
Despite a small uptick in May, the emergence of COVID-19 variants and the continued imposition of restrictions are weighing on the recovery of international travel.
Mauritius has announced Phase 1 of reopening of its borders, which runs from 15 July until 30 September 2021, allowing vaccinated guests to stay in one of 14 chosen ‘resort bubbles’
As mainlanders return in droves, Maui officials are making an unusual request of airlines: Please don't bring so many people to our island.
Thailand’s Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued infographics providing information on the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus programmes, for travellers heading…
Restrictions have become the number one reason not to fly overseas, but the recent announcement makes more travellers book an overseas holiday this summer.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that people in England will no longer be legally required to wear a face-covering and that all Covid-19 social distancing rules will be…
Following the smooth launch of Phuket Sandbox Programme last July 1, Koh Samui is slated to reopen next on July 15.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is among many business leaders who have responded to the national cabinet’s four-phase pathway out of the pandemic announced on Friday to resume international travel…
With the partial reopening of the travel bubble, Australians from three states and the ACT can now travel to New Zealand without being quarantined.
Fully vaccinated Australians would be allowed to spend only seven days in-home quarantine under a pilot programme.
A nation known well to Australians is pushing out the pandemic with controversy. No quarantine, testing and no daily data.
BALI’S major tourism stakeholders have pulled together to create the biggest tourism campaign in the history of the island - ‘Back to Bali’.
After Phuket, other places like Samui, Krabi, Phang Nga and Chiang Mai are planned to soon follow.
Indonesia’s minister for tourism and cultural economy, Sandiaga Uno said that even domestic travellers to Bali will now be required to have a PCR test before entering
As countries pick up their pace of vaccinations and sign travel bubble agreements, Seoul seeks to boost tourism by promoting these various sites for international travel post-COVID era.
Whilst Australia with its low vaccination rate is not in a hurry to open the international borders, around the globe, countries are taking different approaches for re-opening to travel after…
Holiday Extras has updated its Green Green Green list, which lists destinations where Brits can visit with ease.
International travellers will be able to visit Mauritius from 15 July 2021, first staying in one of 14 ‘resort bubbles’: which have been specially set up to welcome them to the island
Taking a closer look at the Kingdom’s latest international flight reopening on 17 May as well as how Saudi Arabia’s vaccination efforts may just manage to keep its borders open
As of 26 June, UK travellers will be allowed to enter Switzerland without having to quarantine if they can show proof of being fully vaccinated
Effective from 21 June 2021, updated COVID-19 measures were officially announced in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on the 19th in preparation for the reopening of pilot destinations to…
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has said the state will open its tourism sector only after it provides Covid-19 vaccines to 100 per cent of its population, at least the first dose
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, a luxurious beachfront resort on the northwest coast of Phuket, one of Thailand’s most beloved island destinations, is set to reopen its doors on 1 July 2021
Thailand’s Prime minister announced that the country will fully reopen to vaccinated foreign visitors by mid-October
A proposed travel bubble between Australia and Singapore will revive the international student industry.
London’s Heathrow Airport has reopened Terminal 3 as a dedicated facility for all arrivals from red list countries into the UK.
From 15 June 2021, international flights to Morocco will resume and travellers from key tourist source markets will have access to Moroccan territory if they have a vaccination certificate