Hong Kong has just announced that they will extend their restrictions placed on entry and airport transit first put in place on March 25th until further notice.
On Friday the Government of Thailand and CAAT Aviation Authority have decided to ban international flights to Thailand until midnight today but this has just been extended until at least April 18th 2020.
The initial ban followed an incident at BKK Airport after over a hundred arriving Thai passengers first refused their quarantine orders after which some simply ran away and others were eventually let go to their homes.
Overwhelmed Immigration Office In Bangkok Outsources Visa Extensions & Residence Reporting To Off Site Building
Travelers in Thailand who are seeking to extend their tourist visa have to seek out their local immigration office and the Bangkok Immigration Division 1 was so overwhelmed during this last week that they now outsourced the processing to an off site building.
Indonesia Grants Automatic Visa Extension To All Visitors Who Entered The Country After February 5, 2020
As many tourists in Indonesia (especially Bali) scrambled of whether to return home or try and extend their stay amid the Covid19 crisis the Indonesian Immigration Department has published a blanket policy.
Farnborough International Airshow is one of the largest aerospace trade shows in the world. On their 2018 edition, this biannual gathering brought 80,000 visitors in, with 1,500+ exhibitors and a staggering 196 billion US dollars in deals closed during the show.
This year’s edition promised to be a record-breaking one in terms of visitors and deals, but the organizers have decided to cancel the event due to the current COVID-19 emergency.
Las Vegas Is Going Dark: All of Nevada’s Hotel-Casinos & Nonessential Businesses Are Closed Until Further Notice
In an unprecedented step of emergency measures Nevada’s Governor has announced that effective March 17th all nonessential businesses in Nevada are to be closed, resulting in Las Vegas’ first ever shut down.
Thailand Is Shutting Down Entertainment Venues And Public Services From March 17 – April 1, 2020 – Songkran Festivities Postponed
Like many other countries, Thailand has just announced today that a 14 day mandatory closure of entertainment venues such as bars, cinemas, highly frequented places as well as schools.
Public services will be partially scaled back but remain available for locals to keep daily life as normal and basic requirements such as transportation and supermarkets as accessible as possible.
The United States Customs & Border Protection has published a warning message on their website that the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) has been voided for various travelers.
Canada Cancels Cruise Ship Season Until July 1, 2020: All Ports Closed To Ships Over 500 Passengers, Inbound Flights Limited
The government of Canada has just announced through the Prime Minister that all cruise ship traffic will be suspended until at least July 1, 2020 at which point a further evaluation of the situation will occur.
Many countries have put travel restrictions in place in recent weeks and this often causes misunderstandings about who is actually allowed to enter a certain country.
A common misconception is that the Coronavirus-based travel restrictions are actually affecting anyone with a certain nationality which isn’t the case, it’s rather based on your travel history during the recent weeks.
Farewell: SuperShuttle Is Abandoning Los Angeles After 36 Years Of Service, Last Rides On December 31, 2019
It’s the end of an era for travelers at LAX as industry veteran SuperShuttle has informed franchisees they will shut down their Los Angeles operations effective January 1, 2020.
It’s Thanksgiving Week again, one of the busiest travel periods in the United States that comes with both stressful situations but also good shopping opportunities in the travel sector.
Many hotels, airlines and their loyalty programs will have deals in the coming days so after having a nice turkey dinner in the circle of your family maybe you should look out what they have in store this year.
Sri Lankan authorities have found and defused a six-foot-long pipe bomb near the Colombo International Airport following a wave of Easter Sunday bombings in the country.