Coronavirus: Where can you fly right now? Delta surge pops Asia’s travel bubbles

Coronavirus: Where can you fly right now? Delta surge pops Asia’s travel bubbles

Fresh lockdowns and restrictions in Asia brought on by the faster-spreading delta coronavirus variant are making the region’s pursuit of travel bubbles look like an increasingly fruitless endeavor. Air-travel bubbles, corridors that allow movement between countries without the need for quarantine, have largely been a …

Air Seychelles starts twice weekly operations to Mumbai

Air Seychelles starts twice weekly operations to Mumbai

Air Seychelles has resumed Mumbai operations with twice-weekly operations under the air bubble arrangement with India. Seychelles is the second foreign destination after the Maldives which has opened for tourism. Air Seychelles flights departing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai will operate on Thursdays and …

Dubai tourism authority relaxes Covid occupancy restrictions for hotels

Dubai tourism authority relaxes Covid occupancy restrictions for hotels

Coronavirus-related restrictions on hotel operations in Dubai have been relaxed, according to a circular sent by the Dubai Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. The circular, seen by Arabian Business, tells industry stakeholders that they can now operate at 80 percent capacity, up from the …

Phuket: No quarantine for vaccinated travelers from July

Phuket: No quarantine for vaccinated travelers from July

Thailand has permitted foreigners who have been vaccinated against Covid to enter Phuket without having to undergo mandatory hotel quarantine. Yuthasak Supasorn, the governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, who prefers to call this experiment the ‘Phuket sandbox model’, said that the exercise would …