Myanmar Government to Re-Open Land Borders, Resume International Travel in Early 2022 After Achieving Vaccination Targets Amid Clear Signs of Economic Recovery

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, Nov 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The Myanmar Government announced today it will reopen land border crossings with China and Thailand next month ahead of a planned resumption of international air travel by the end of the first quarter of 2022, as vaccination rates have improved significantly amid clear signs of economic recovery from […]

2GO Travel says most destinations on network now accept tourists

2GO GROUP, Inc.’s 2GO Travel on Thursday said 90% of the destinations on its network now accept tourists. “Fully vaccinated travelers with vaccination cards and certificates can enter Batangas, Caticlan, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dumaguete, Iloilo City, Manila, Negros Occidental province, Ozamis, and Roxas without the swab test requirement,” 2GO Travel said in an […]

2GO Travel says 5 destinations grant easier entry to fully vaccinated passengers

2GO Group, Inc.’s 2GO Travel said the cities of Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo, and the province of Cebu are now granting entry to fully vaccinated travelers without the need for reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests. “Fully vaccinated passengers bound for Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, and Iloilo can easily apply for their […]

Cebu City ports reopen for all types of travel

CEBU City ports will now allow non-essential travel, the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) said. This, after the downgrading of the City’s community quarantine status from modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in August 2021 to general community quarantine (GCQ) this September. Maryknoll Lague, CPA public relations officer, said travelers must comply with specific requirements for inbound […]

Delta surge pops Asia’s travel bubbles

Fresh lockdowns and restrictions in Asia brought on by the faster-spreading delta coronavirus variant are making the region’s pursuit of travel bubbles look like an increasingly fruitless endeavor.  Air-travel bubbles, corridors that allow movement between countries without the need for quarantine, have largely been a letdown as nations pull up the drawbridge again to contain […]

Cebu local officials give thumbs up to IATF’s new domestic travel policy

OFFICIALS of Cebu City and Cebu Province welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to allowing domestic travel for fully vaccinated individuals and not obligating them to present the negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test results currently required by some receiving local government units (LGU). […]

New roads and high hopes

‘Build, Build, Build’ marches forward despite the pandemic By Adrian Paul B. Conoza, Special Features Writer AMID THE coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that disrupted economic activity and even halted road constructions temporarily, new roads were completed last year and more are set to be open as the current administration’s Build, Build, Build (BBB) program […]

PH travel ban on 35 countries with new variants to end Jan. 31

AS THE end of the travel ban on arriving foreigners from 36 areas affected by new and more contagious variants of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) nears, around 1,200 passengers have arrived at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) from these areas with travel restrictions. GMR Megawide, MCIA’s operator, said all the passengers were returning overseas […]