Covid-19 Updates


Hong Kong to Further Cut Quarantines for Some Arrivals
Entry restrictions will be eased for residents of low-risk countries who have received their Covid-19 jabs.
New Zealand to Suspend Entry for Travelers from India
Returning citizens are not exempt from the new restrictions, which take effect on Sunday afternoon.
More Shangri-La Hotels Offer Free Covid-19 Insurance
International guests at over 20 properties across the Asia-Pacific region will be eligible for emergency medical coverage at no extra cost.
Hong Kong Reopens Beaches, Cuts Quarantines
Travelers coming from low-risk countries will see their mandatory quarantine period reduced by a week.
Australia’s Internal Border Controls Return
Multiple states and territories have now imposed entry restrictions on travelers from Greater Brisbane.
Japan to Hold Olympics Without Overseas Spectators
Earlier reports of the ban on foreign visitors have been confirmed by organizers and the IOC.
Philippines to Ban Foreigners for a Month
The number of returning citizens and other travelers entering the country will be capped at just 1,500 per day.
Thailand Rolls Out “Digital Yacht Quarantines”
The new program aims to draw more high-end tourists to Phuket as the island gradually reopens for international visitors.
Thailand May Cut Quarantines Next Month
Under a new proposal, vaccinated travelers will only have to spend seven days in self-isolation upon arrival.