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    How Dubai is implementing digital verification of traveller medical records related to COVID-19 vaccination

    The post How Dubai is implementing digital verification of traveller medical records related to COVID-19 vaccination appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to position Dubai as one of the first cities in the world to implement digital verification of traveller medical records related to COVID-19 testing and vaccination. The MoU was signed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates’ chairman and chief executive, and Awadh Al Ketbi, director general of Dubai Health Authority. Sheikh Ahmed said: “Dubai is a leading global air transport hub, as well as one of the…

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    Thailand targets medical tourism

    The post Thailand targets medical tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Thailand is attempting extremely hard to reboot tourism however so far it hasn’t quite worked, particularly with the recent rise in Covid-19 transmission. Some of you may remember my story on the lengthy 31 steps process to obtain a visa, and 90 days of pre-paid accommodation also required were a bit demotivating for some. Then it became a little creative with the Tinder partnership, and with few exceptions, has continued to be a struggle, despite the relaxing of international visa requirements. Now, whilst many countries around the globe are moving forward towards legalizing the growth…