Travel restrictions

Update on travel restrictions for South Africa

Germany has removed South Africa from its list of high-risk countries, offering travelers an alternative route to the European Union (EU) Schengen area. In a notice published on Sunday, September 19, the German federal government announced that 14 countries had been removed from the list, which are no longer subject to strict entry requirements. However, […]

Business travel

President of Flughafen Zuerich sees a rebound in business travel in 2022

ZURICH, September 20 (Reuters) – The chairman of the airport operator Flughafen Zuerich FHZN.S expects business travel to rebound next year, he told a newspaper, adding that the Swiss group remains financially strong despite the blow of the coronavirus outbreak. “My personal assessment is that I don’t think we will see a big recovery in […]

Travel restrictions

Cathay Pacific lowers fourth quarter capacity forecast as travel restrictions persist

A Cathay Pacific jet is seen in front of the air traffic control tower at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China October 24, 2020. REUTERS / Tyrone Siu / File Photo Plans to fly 13% of passenger capacity before pandemic Had hoped to increase capacity to 30% of pre-COVID levels Passenger numbers were 95.3% […]

Travel agencies

Government urged to regulate online travel agencies

PETALING JAYA: Budget hotel operators in Malaysia want federal government to regulate online travel agencies (OTAs), arguing that the free online situation will lead to an unsustainable travel industry, especially during the pandemic of Covid-19. The Malaysian Budget and Business Hotel Association (MyBHA) also said there was a need to enforce guidelines for the short-term […]