Staycations still on in Singapore but with restrictions

Hotels in Singapore are still maintaining their staycation offers even as the city state prepares to enter a stricter enforcement of movement restrictions from...

Thailand’s extended flight ban draws mixed trade reactions

While Thailand has scaled back its evening curfew by an hour, reopened malls and allowed 10 types of businesses and activities to resume, the...

Hong Kong tightens entry rules for arrivals from seven countries

Hong Kong will tighten travel and quarantine restrictions for travellers from seven countries, including Singapore, Malaysia and Japan, starting from Friday (May 21). The government...

Malaysia extends recovery MCO to year-end; ban on foreign tourists remain

Malaysia has further extended the recovery movement control order (RMCO) to December 31, 2020, while the ban on international tourists will remain in place,...

Second TTG Conversations webinar to seek clarity around the return of...

The future format of physical business events as life returns to a new normal will be debated at the second edition of the TTG...

Malaysia aims to resume leisure travel with neighbours by 1Q2021

Tourism Malaysia is hopeful that cross-border tourism for leisure will reopen in stages sometime in the first quarter of 2021. Its director-general, Musa Yusof, said...

Bali plans travel corridor for vaccinated travellers

Bali's vice governor has proposed for the central government to establish a free Covid-19 corridor, as well as prioritise vaccination for tourism frontliners, in...

Cruise cancellations spill in as Singapore enforces new restrictions

Singapore's month-long Phase 2 Heightened Alert restrictions, which kicked off on May 16, has resulted in cruise cancellations, according to two major travel agencies. Under...

India mulls e-tourist visa facility restart

The Indian government is planning to resume the country's e-tourist visa facility and scheduled international flights in phases, with priority given to countries that...

Majority of Myanmar safe to visit: tourism specialists

Travellers are being urged not to give up on Myanmar amid ongoing violent clashes in northern Rakhine State, even as travel advisories are being...

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