Southeast Asia Travel News | Update 28th July
Laos Prepares for Reopening of Tourism Under New Normal Conditions
The government of Laos has instructed the tourism ministry to coordinate with localities around the country to prepare for the reopening of tourism under “new normal” conditions.
World’s Greatest Places (TIME) calls Phu Quoc, Viet Nam
TIME magazine has just announced the list of 100 extraordinary destinations to explore (World’s Greatest Places of 2021) based on nominations of international network of correspondents and contributors. Phu Quoc is one of 3 Vietnam’s places in the list, beside Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Singapore aims for quarantine-free travel by September
Singapore is considering to allow quarantine-free travel for those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 from as early as September.
Malaysia projects most states to move into final phase of National Recovery Plan in October
The Malaysian government anticipates that most of the country’s 13 states will move into the final phase four of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) in October.
ASEAN governments urged to work on a digital vaccine certificate to kickstart tourism recovery
The Federation of ASEAN Travel Association (FATA) is calling on South-east Asian governments to work out a common and acceptable vaccine passport protocol to jumpstart intra-regional travel.