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GlobalData suggests Thailand can proceed with tourism recovery pilot despite surge in COVID-19 cases

Despite the recently reported surge in COVID-19 cases in Thailand - 967 new COVID-19 cases on 11th April 2021 - Animesh Kumar, Director of Travel and Tourism Consulting at GlobalData, a…

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Apr 13, 2021 Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


ICC to proceed with Men’s Twenty20 World Cup in India

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that the men’s Twenty20 World Cup, taking place in India between October and November this year, is still on course to go ahead.…

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Apr 9, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport /


Koh Samui resort secures hygiene and safety certification as it prepares for international tourists

Banyan Tree Samui, an 88-key luxury beachfront resort in southern Thailand, has been awarded HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) certification in response to its commitment…

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Apr 5, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


GlobalData advises quarantine-free travel for vaccinated tourists will expedite Thailand’s tourism

Following the news that Thailand will partially open for vaccinated tourists from July 2021, Animesh Kumar, Director of Travel and Tourism Consulting at GlobalData, a leading research and…

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Apr 1, 2021 Safety / Tourism /


Phuket first to open without quarantine in Thailand

Following intense lobbying from the travel and tourism industry in Thailand, the government has approved the waiving of quarantine requirements for vaccinated visitors arriving on Phuket…

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Mar 31, 2021 Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


Hong Kong gym’s link to COVID-19 cluster shows need for ongoing safety and hygiene commitment

The recent indication that a fitness club in Hong Kong has been the source of a COVID-19 outbreak is emerging as a matter of concern for gym operators and the exercise industry worldwide.…

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Mar 29, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Fitness / Safety / Wellness /


Stand collapse at Indian stadium injures more than 100 people

More than 100 have been injured following the collapse of crowded gallery at a stadium in Suryapet, near Hyderabad in Southern India. At least 20 were seriously injured when the wooden…

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Mar 26, 2021 Safety / Sport / Venues /


Qantas’s Alan Joyce expects governments ‘to insist’ on vaccines for flying

Qantas Chief Executive, Alan Joyce has suggested that governments around the world will insist on Coronavirus vaccines for travellers when international borders reopen. In an interview…

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Mar 22, 2021 Safety / Tourism / Wellness /



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