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 …

Bali may reopen to tourists in June under Indonesia’s travel corridor program

Bali may reopen to tourists in June under Indonesia's travel corridor program

Foreign tourists may be able to visit Bali again as soon as June under a travel corridor program to help revive the economy, according to Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno. The travel corridor arrangement will be offered to countries that are deemed successful in their …

Singapore PM says may reopen borders for leisure and business travel by year-end

Singapore PM says may reopen borders for leisure and business travel by year-end

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a TV interview he hoped Singapore would start re-opening its borders by the end of the year as more countries ramp up vaccination drives against Covid-19 infections. The Southeast Asian island nation has largely banned leisure travel but …