Southeast Asia Travel News | Update 12 October
Singapore, South Korea to launch vaccinated travel lane from November 15
Singapore and South Korea have agreed to establish a travel corridor to allow quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated travellers from November 15.
Condé Nast Traveler readers name 5 Vietnam hotels among Asia’s top 30
Two hotels each in HCMC and Hanoi and one in Hue have been voted among Asia’s top 30 by readers of British magazine Condé Nast Traveler.
Tourism VIPs reassure Chiang Mai
Thai AirAsia sponsored a roundtrip educational flight earlier this week from its home base at Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport to Chiang Mai to build confidence and stimulate domestic tourism.
Vietnam to re-open popular tourist spots to vaccinated arrivals from December
From December, Vietnam will open a number of tourist hotspots to vaccinated travellers from “low-risk” countries. According to a Reuters report, the Vietnamese government hopes to follow this with a full re-opening, currently planned for June 2022. The authorities recently confirmed they would re-open the popular island of Phu Quoc to vaccinated tourists from November.