Articles tagged “zero covid policy”

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Taiwan to End Quarantine for Inbound Arrivals From October 13

In the latest round of easing travel restrictions, tourists coming in to Taiwan will not be asked to undergo mandatory Covid-19 quarantine from October 13, the ministry of health and welfare announced on Thursday. From October 13, inbound arrivals to Taiwan would require to self-monitor for seven days instead of undergoing mandatory quarantine. While the…

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Hong Kong Finally Looks to Scrap Hotel Quarantine Policy

As Hong Kong leaders acknowledge how stringent Covid policies have hammered the destination’s competitiveness, the government might soon be on its way to scrap the controversial hotel quarantine policy for inbound travelers. On Tuesday, Chief Executive John Lee said an announcement was impending and the destination would look to allow more activities in an orderly…

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China Vows to Relax International Travel Curbs

In a marked change of sentiment, China has vowed to strengthen efforts to open international travel, by resuming and increasing passenger flights in an orderly way and by steadily improving visa and Covid testing policies. China will make Covid control measures more targeted and well-calibrated under the premise of ensuring safety against Covid infections, Chinese…

Tourism

China Eases Blanket Rule Restricting Group Tours in Covid-Affected Areas

As China looks to step away from its "one-size-fits-all" policy for the tourism industry, could this be the first step towards the return of travel in the country?

China Eases Blanket Rule Restricting Group Tours in Covid-Affected Areas

Airlines

China’s Cash Support to Airlines Comes With Conditions

As Chinese airlines brace for another year in the red following the country's zero-Covid policy, the government will be doling out cash support to carriers for two months. However, airlines will have to be eligible for the subsidy.

China’s Cash Support to Airlines Comes With Conditions

Coronavirus

Shanghai to Gradually Increase Domestic Flight Services

As Covid-battered Shanghai plans for a return to normal life, airlines, bus and rail transit will gradually resume operations. However, travelers would still need a negative Covid test not older than 48 hours to take public transport.

Shanghai to Gradually Increase Domestic Flight Services

Airlines

Chinese Nationals Abroad Face Travel Frustrations Over Zero-Covid Policy

For the millions of Chinese citizens living outside of their country, the past two years have been arduous in being separated from family. Now that the rest of the world is opening up quickly, China's stringent zero-Covid policy is just to much to accept for many of these ex-pats.

Chinese Nationals Abroad Face Travel Frustrations Over Zero-Covid Policy