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Asia/Singapore Thursday, 5th October 2023
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Collective approach

Intergovernmental collaboration on restoring travel freedom, consistency in border reopening strategy and science-based approach to safe travel measures can help speed Asia-Pacific towards air travel recovery, identifies Subhas Menon, director general of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines

CNY travel bookings lag, but last-minute surge possible

The recent lockdowns in China, imposed in response to Omicron outbreaks, have cast a long shadow over new year travel plans, according to new...

Asian hotels turn to domestic market for Chinese New Year season

The staycation market for the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays continues to dominate the vision of hoteliers in South-east Asia, where international arrivals have...

Thailand to restart quarantine waiver scheme next month

Thailand will resume its quarantine-free travel programme for vaccinated foreigners starting February 1, the country's Covid-19 taskforce said on Thursday (January 20). The announcement comes...

Qantas, Jetstar slash Q3 capacity amid Omicron surge

Qantas and its low-cost unit Jetstar will slash about a third of their planned domestic and international capacity through end-March in response to the...

Hong Kong tourism hangs in the balance as Omicron surges

An unexpected fifth Covid-19 wave has cast a shadow over hopes of a recovery for Hong Kong's tourism sector as authorities tighten anti-virus curbs...

Groundhog Day: Omicron brings back recovery woes

Living with Covid should not be an endless chain of disruption, confusion, complexity and hopelessness, as some of the Omicron measures taken by anxious governments have made people feel.

Hong Kong to ban transit passengers from high-risk countries

Hong Kong's international airport is set to ban transit by passengers from designated high-risk countries to keep Omicron out, according to a Bloomberg News...

Omicron’s rapid rise hurts travel bookings in India

A worrying rise in Omicron cases and the subsequent restrictions imposed by the central and state governments have dealt a fresh blow to Indian...

Omicron surge prompts Malaysia to suspend umrah travel

Malaysia's health ministry will suspend umrah trips to Saudi Arabia for a month from Saturday (January 8), in light of the rising number of...

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