Thursday, 09 September 2021 23:08

Cambodia looks to reopen

Moves are afoot within Cambodia’s tourism industry to work towards a possible reopening of borders for fully vaccinated international travellers by November this year.

The Cambodian tourism ministry recently announced that fully vaccinated international tourists with proof of their inoculation could be allowed into Cambodia as soon as November 2021.

Cambodia is also considering lessening or removing the 14-day quarantine policy for fully vaccinated tourists, barring certification showing a negative Covid test 72 hours before travel and another negative Covid test upon arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport.

Published in Asia
Thursday, 10 December 2020 00:41

Aussie push to lure Kiwis

A new campaign just launched by Tourism Australia aims to lure young New Zealanders across the ditch by showcasing the adventures and experiences they can have while working and travelling in Australia. The young Kiwis are being urged to take a working holiday and gain employment in sectors such as agriculture, tourism and hospitality.
Australia's Tourism Minister, Simon Birningham, says with travel from across the Tasman back in play this is an opportunity to entice New Zealanders to take a longer stay in Australia and

Published in Australia
Tuesday, 24 November 2020 22:19

Botswana begins to open up

Botswana’s borders began progressively opening this week. The country’s President has announced a phased approach that will see air travel resume at Botswana’s three key airports: Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, Kasane and Maun.

International air travel will then follow, resuming from 1 December at Phillip Gaonwe Matante International Airport in Francistown, as well as the opening of ground crossings at the commercial

Published in Africa, Middle East
Tuesday, 24 November 2020 22:11

Covid impacts airport trends

The impact of Covid-19 on airports ‘has hastened trends of change that were already in motion before the pandemic’, according to Foster + Partners architect and senior partner Antoinette Nassopoulos-Erickson.

This includes advancing the implementation of biometrics and contactless technologies at airports, she told the audience at a recent CAPA - Centre for Aviation Masterclass event

Published in Airlines

Kiwi travel businesses are doing a good job of adjusting to the ‘new normal’ of Covid-19, says Paul Davies, who founded Travel Accounting and a is now a partner at OneTeam Chartered Accountants.

Davies, a travel accounting specialist, says while Covid-19 has brought sudden and unanticipated challenges at a level never before experienced by the industry, businesses are drawing on

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