News: Safety

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…

read more

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…

read more

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…

read more

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.…

read more

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…

read more

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…

read more

Mar 22, 2021 Safety / Tourism / Wellness /


A third of global gym members unlikely to return to clubs after COVID vaccine

A new survey released by athletic apparel website, RunRepeat, finds that one third of global gym members are unlikely to return to their gym after being vaccinated for COVID-19.…

read more

Mar 18, 2021 Fitness / Safety / Wellness /


Organisers limit ticket sales for Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix limited to vaccinated and COVID-19 recovered fans

Organisers of the Bahrain Grand Prix have announced that they will only allow fans to attend the Formula 1 season opener if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or have recovered from…

read more

Mar 16, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /



Receive all the latest leisure news, product and event updates from across Asia when it launches later this year.