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Indonesia tightens screening of travellers at entry points

Indonesia tightens screening of travellers at entry points

Indonesia has stepped up the health screening of inbound travellers at airports and seaports after the Wuhan pneumonia-like virus was detected in a Chinese visitor flying into Thailand, with those from Singapore being more closely examined at the nearby holiday islands of Batam and Bintan. Thermal scanners have been installed ...

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The “Huat” of Travelling

The “Huat” of Travelling

SINGAPORE, 15 January 2019: Falling on 25 January this year, Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival is one of the most important events in the Chinese calendar and is celebrated by many across the world. The auspicious period is a time for colourful processions, seasonal markets and lively lion ...

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Indonesia tightens screening at entry points following Wuhan virus outbreak, watching travellers from Singapore closely

Indonesia tightens screening at entry points following Wuhan virus outbreak, watching travellers from Singapore closely

JAKARTA – Indonesia has stepped up the health screening of inbound travellers at airports and seaports after the Wuhan pneumonia-like virus was detected in a Chinese visitor flying into Thailand, with those from Singapore being more closely examined at the nearby holiday islands of Batam and Bintan. Thermal scanners have been ...

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Less than half of EU travellers are aware of passenger rights

Less than half of EU travellers are aware of passenger rights

The European Commission published on Monday the results of an Eurobarometer survey on passenger rights in the European Union, which found that only 43% of EU citizens who have travelled by air, long-distance rail, coach, ship or ferry in the previous 12 months know that the EU has established rights for passengers. ...

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Travellers looking to hit up Asia and Europe in 2020

Travellers looking to hit up Asia and Europe in 2020

MONTREAL — Get ready for Canadian tourists, Japan? Several cities in the land of the rising sun, sushi and samurai topped KAYAK’s increasing trends list for 2020. The travel search engine released its annual Travel Hacker Guide, and Osaka saw a 145 per cent increase in searches and 2020 Olympics ...

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Tourism in 2020: what lies ahead?

Tourism in 2020: what lies ahead?

In the current climate of global economic slowdown, geopolitical risks and trade tensions, what does the year ahead have in store? We ask travel industry chiefs to give their take on how South-east Asia’s tourism sector is shaping up in 2020. OUTBOUND TRAVEL: 
STRONG OUTBOUND DEMAND FROM ASIASINGAPORE Ongoing socio-political ...

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Odisha Tourism launches day-tour packages to facilitate travellers

The Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has introduced special packages to facilitate tourists visiting the state. The tourism department recently introduced special day-tour packages for Bhitarkanika and Satkosia to ensure that visitors enjoy a hassle-free trip to these places during the peak tourist season. Latest reports suggest that the packages ...

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