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    Look what’s reopening doors in Thailand this July for vaccinated travellers with no quarantine

    The post Look what’s reopening doors in Thailand this July for vaccinated travellers with no quarantine appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, a luxurious beachfront resort on the northwest coast of Phuket, one of Thailand’s most beloved island destinations, is set to reopen its doors on 1 July 2021. The reopening is part of Phuket’s unique Sandbox Programme, which will allow vaccinated travellers from Thailand and overseas to visit the island and move around freely with no quarantine requirements. To celebrate the occasion, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, which is owned and operated by Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development…

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    What’s up in UAE? Tourism recovery, high vaccination rates and hotel occupancy rates on the rise

    The post What’s up in UAE? Tourism recovery, high vaccination rates and hotel occupancy rates on the rise appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. COVID-19 pandemic has seemingly irreversibly altered the landscape of travel industry with countries and destinations continuing to grapple with the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. But as the world continues its struggle against the pandemic, there have been attempts to restore normalcy by governments and industries looking to reemerge from the debilitating crisis. As it stands, the travel industry is experiencing a gradual recovery (albeit in stages) and many are hoping that the arrival of summer 2021 will offer a strong boost.…

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    Look what’s reopening in Goa as tourist destination this March: Aguada Jail

    The post Look what’s reopening in Goa as tourist destination this March: Aguada Jail appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The former Central Jail Aguada is soon to reopen as a heritage tourist destination from March 2021 as Goa government has nearly completed the renovation of the Portuguese-era structure. The structure is undergoing a facelift under a Central scheme. Chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant held a meeting with tourism officials with ports minister Michael Lobo, freedom fighters, historians and officials of ASI as well as State Archaeology Department regarding the project. “The stakeholders have given their suggestions which will be incorporated. 90% of the work at Aguada…

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    What’s in store if you travel to Israel now. Tracking bracelet instead of hotel quarantine

    The post What’s in store if you travel to Israel now. Tracking bracelet instead of hotel quarantine appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Israelis returning home from abroad have a new option that will exempt them from being sent to a quarantine hotel: They can wear a bracelet monitor that will notify authorities should they violate a mandatory isolation period. The pilot programme began this week with 100 tracking systems available at Ben Gurion Airport, where traffic has dropped dramatically due to restrictions meant to reduce the risk of COVID-19 variants entering the country. Incoming passengers have been forced to stay at hotels, paid for by the…