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Singapore Reopening For Tourism To U.S, UK and Canada Starting October 19

Singapore will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated American, British, and Canadian tourists on October 19th after 19 months of closure.  Singapore started a limited reopening to travelers from Germany and Brunei last month. However, Singapore is now extending its ‘vaccinated travel lane’ to travelers from the following nations: Canada Denmark France Italy Netherlands Spain …

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India Reopening To International Tourists October 15

India will finally reopen to international tourists on October 15th after 19 months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  India will begin granting fresh tourist visas to foreigners visiting India through chartered flights starting on October 15th. The chartered flights will be “bubble” flights. However, foreign tourists will be able to enter via commercial …

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Vietnam To Begin Fully Reopening For Tourism In December

Vietnam will begin fully reopening from December 2021 after almost two years of complete closure to the world the nation announced yesterday.  Vietnam has a road plan to fully reopen in June 2022. Firstly, the country will reopen popular tourist destinations in December, including Halong Bay, Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Dalat to fully vaccinated …

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Malaysia Planning To Reopen Borders For Tourism In December

Malaysia, a nation that has completely closed to the world since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, is planning to reopen its borders in December 2021 to international tourists.  The Southeast Asian nation is looking to reopen its borders in December once the adult vaccination rate has reached 90 percent. The Prime Minister said in …

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Mauritius Fully Reopening For Tourism: Everything Travelers Need To Know

Mauritius will fully reopen to visitors with no quarantine after 18 months of border closures and tough entry restrictions.  The tropical paradise greeted the news with optimism and relief on Friday because over 100,000 locals are dependent on the tourism industry. The Deputy Prime Minister and the Tourism Minister stated, “the reopening is inevitable because …

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Nepal Reopens To Fully Vaccinated Travelers Without Restrictions

After nearly 18 months of very few tourists, Nepal has decided to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travelers with no quarantine on arrival.  On Thursday, the Nepalese government announced it would revise its immigration entry protocols and ditch mandatory quarantine. Previously, visitors had to obtain special permission from Nepalese embassies and quarantine on arrival …

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Thailand To Delay Reopening of Popular Tourism Destinations Until November

Because of a slower than expected vaccination rollout, Thailand is considering delaying reopening many of its major tourist destinations in October.  Reports from Thailand suggest that the Thai government will delay the reopening of five provinces as each province’s vaccination rate still lags behind the 70 percent coverage required to open up next month.  The …

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India Prepares Reopening To International Tourists

After closing to the world for over 18 months, the Indian government has begun preparations to reopen the border for international tourism in the coming weeks.  The news comes as cases continue to fall as the vaccination rates rise nationwide. The pandemic has hit the nation’s tourism economy hard, and the border reopening will be …

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Vietnam Reopening To Vaccinated Tourists In October

After 18 months of closure, Vietnam will begin reopening to international tourists in October.  Vietnam will initially reopen Phu Quoc — a tropical island off Vietnam’s southern coast — for a six-month trial period to boost the economy.  Vietnam has closed to all visitors as the nation hoped to keep COVID-19 outside the country. Throughout …

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Oman Reopening To Vaccinated Travelers From September 1st

As the Middle East vaccinates more of its population, various countries are reopening to international tourists. Oman will officially reopen to vaccinated international tourists in September.  From September 1st, Oman will reopen its land, air borders, and sea borders. Dr. Saif Al Abri, the Director of General Disease Control at the Ministry of Health announced …

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Thailand To Resume Domestic Flights In High Risk Areas

Thailand is seeing its highest cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, yet the country will resume local flights in high-risk areas around the nation.  Thailand has started to allow some domestic flights to and from Bangkok after cases of COVID-19 skyrocketed this summer. The nation’s aviation authority suggested the move was to boost economic …

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Mauritius Eases Entry Restrictions For Vaccinated Travelers

Mauritius will take its next step to fully reopening its borders on September 1st as the country relaxes restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers.  The director of MTPA Arvind Bundhun stated, “This is a major leap towards the full reopening of its borders on 1st October when vaccinated international travelers will be welcomed in without restrictions. …

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