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SIA, Scoot to stop flying transit passengers to Hong Kong

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scoot will stop carrying transit passengers on their flights from Singapore to Hong Kong until further notice, due to new...

One-third of destinations globally shut to tourism: UNWTO

The emergence of new Covid-19 variants has prompted many governments to reverse efforts to ease travel restrictions, with recent data from the UNWTO showing...

Inter-district travel alone insufficient to prop up Malaysia’s tourism industry

While the easing of travel restrictions has allowed for inter-district travel in all Malaysian states except Sabah since March 5, the ongoing nationwide ban...

Australia’s international borders to remain shut until June

Australia's federal government has extended by another three months the emergency travel ban through to mid-June, amid concerns that the pandemic continues to pose...

Balanced approach needed to tackle Covid-19, says tourism minister

Malaysia's tourism minister has raised concerns over the recent announcement by the health director-general that the ongoing ban on interstate and inter-district travel, put...

Extension of travel ban in Malaysia kills hope of tourism revival

Malaysia has extended the movement control order (MCO) for states with a high number of Covid-19 cases, namely, Selangor, Johor and Penang, as well...

Malaysia trade rails against health minister’s plan to extend travel ban

A recent mulling by Malaysia's health minister to extend the ban on interstate and inter-district travel beyond the end date of the movement control...

Myanmar extends international flight ban till end-January

Myanmar has extended the ban on international flights until the end of January, as the country seeks to prevent the importation of Covid-19. The extension...

Indonesia’s entry ban on foreign travellers stokes demand recovery fears

The Indonesian government’s decision to ban all international arrivals for two weeks starting January 1 amid concerns over the new Covid-19 strain has triggered...

APAC region with most closed borders: UNWTO

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall, with 70 per cent of all global destinations having eased restrictions on...

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