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    Thailand will fully reopen to vaccinated travellers in mid-October, says PM

    The post Thailand will fully reopen to vaccinated travellers in mid-October, says PM appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As the government seeks to restart the crucial coronavirus-devastated tourism industry, Thailand’s Prime minister announced that the country will fully reopen to vaccinated foreign visitors by mid-October. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said fully inoculated foreign visitors and returning Thai citizens must be allowed entry without quarantine or other inconvenient restrictions, and that his goal is to open up the country within 120 days. The PM acknowledged that the push to re-open might create problems. “I know this decision comes with some risk because, when we open the country,…

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    Vaccinated travellers are welcome to Mauritius without quarantine starting July 15

    The post Vaccinated travellers are welcome to Mauritius without quarantine starting July 15 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Mauritius will welcome international travellers on 15 July. The island will be opening in phases during 2021 with the first phase, from 15 July to 30 September 2021, enabling vaccinated travellers to enjoy a resort holiday on the island. Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy facilities within their chosen resort premises, including the swimming pool and beach. If guests stay over 14 days and have negative PCR tests during their stay in the resort, they will be able to explore the island’s attractions. However, for shorter stays, they…

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    Travellers lend support to protect Seychelles’ environment

    The post Travellers lend support to protect Seychelles’ environment appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Travizory presented The Republic of the Seychelles with SCR 1,229,540 million (USD 58071.96) for the Environment Trust Fund, thanks to the generosity of travellers visiting the country. Travizory’s cutting edge Health Travel Authorization module, part of its wider Visitor Management Platform (VMP), was instrumental in the controlled growth of Seychelles’ international arrivals since 15 September, 2020. The module provides local authorities with a platform to approve travellers to enter the country safely and confidently while reducing the risk of translocation of COVID-19 to the Seychelles. It also provides travellers an opportunity to…

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    Here’s what Dubai is offering for travellers in the post-Covid 19 world

    The post Here’s what Dubai is offering for travellers in the post-Covid 19 world appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In a freewheeling interview with Travel Daily Media, Abdulla Yousuf, acting director in proximity market at Dubai Tourism talks about how the emirate has opened up to welcome travellers and ensuring travellers’ safety and wellbeing through its various initiatives. TD: Dubai was one of the first emirates to open up. What are the new precautions and measures that you are taking to ensure safety of residents and travellers alike? AY: With the city opening up again and with many locations and entertainment facilities being made accessible to…

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    Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC

    The post Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Travellers who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 should not be discriminated against, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has said. In a message to not sham the unvaccinated visitors, Gloria Guevara, WTTC president and CEO, said: “WTTC wholeheartedly supports the testing on departure of all travellers to ensure passengers can prove they are COVID-19 free and thus avoid the spread. It will take a significant amount of time to vaccinate the global population, particularly those in less advanced countries, or in different age groups, therefore we should not…