The U.S. Government is currently studying various forms of a second stimulus payment to American taxpayers which could come in the form of a tax credit for domestic travel expenditures.
It’s common knowledge that Covid-19 has taken a terrible toll on tourism economies worldwide and now the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has drawn up a plan how to get back on track after the pandemic hopefully flattens out.
The Nevada Governor has informed the Gaming Control Board that he is confident about reopening the state and therefore the city of Las Vegas on June 4th, 2020.
After several airlines had announced to restart their China flight services and even sold tickets for flights, signals are coming that the government will extend the current restrictions until October 1, 2020.
Las Vegas has been dark for it’s first time in history since mid March and the city is now slowly moving to re-open their vast businesses including Casinos where visitors will notice significant changes.
Thailand has instituted a ban on all non-citizens arriving in Thailand since March 25 and the authorities have now extended this restriction until at least June 30, 2020.
Just two weeks ago Thailand has extended this restriction until May 31, 2020 so now they racked it up another month which means no foreigners will be able to enter the country even if they hold long term resident visas such as retirement, employment or the Elite visa.
Even Before Borders Reopen Thailand (Once Again) Considers THB 300 Tourist Levy For “Pandemic Insurance”
An ever re-occurring topic is once again on the table of the Thai government: Charging Tourists an entry levy of several hundred Thai Baht, this time under the disguise of fighting Coronavirus.
Thailand has instituted a ban all non-citizens arriving in Thailand from March 25 through April 30, 2020 and the authorities have now extended this restriction until at least May 31, 2020.
Even before this rule the country already tightened entry requirements requiring arriving passengers to have a medical certificate that they are not infected withCOVID-19 and proof that they have a travel insurance with a minimum of $100,000 in coverage.
Comprehensive List: All Frequent Flyer, Hotel Loyalty & Rental Car Status Extension Policies 2020-2021 (COVID-19 Relief)
For a better overview we decided to create a comprehensive list for all airlines, hotels and car rental companies that are offering an elite status extension policy to their member during the COVID-19 period and beyond.
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.