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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...

UNWTO denounces blanket travel bans

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) of the United Nations has spoken out against new blanket restrictions on travel imposed by governments around the world...

Omicron prompts Thailand to stick to PCR testing for foreign arrivals

Thailand’s prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has confirmed the cabinet’s decision to maintain the RT-PCR Covid-19 testing for international arrivals under the Test & Go...

South Korea ends quarantine exemptions to fend off Omicron

South Korea will scrap quarantine exemptions for fully vaccinated travellers for two weeks from Friday (December 3), as the country moves to tighten travel...

Indian hoteliers brace for Omicron impact on bookings as international, state...

Changes to India's border regulations arising from Omicron fears are worrying hoteliers, who have only recently begun to see a pick up in business. While...

Singapore lifts travel ban for five South Asian countries, eases restrictions...

Singapore will reopen its borders to some travellers from five South Asian countries and Myanmar from Wednesday (October 26), as well as ease measures...

Optimism for travel restart as Thailand readies to reopen for vaccinated

Thai tourism operators are seeing a very positive outlook with international travellers eager to travel to Thailand following the government's announcement that the country...

Extended international flight ban a big setback for Indian tourism players

The road to recovery for Indian tourism stakeholders continues to be bumpy and uncertain with the government further extending the suspension on scheduled international...

India’s extension of international flight ban upsets trade

Indian tourism stakeholders expressed disappointment at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)'s extension of the ban on international commercial passenger flights to and...

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