EU ambassadors are continuing talks to reopen external borders on 1 July, but US travellers could be among those not allowed in. With the virus spreading in parts of the US, it is likely Americans would be barred.Read more
Only weeks after restarting domestic flights, Indonesian carrier Lion Air has re-cancelled them, citing issues with passengers not following COVID-19 procedures.Read more
We've have been informed by a reader that dive travellers heading out to Truk Lagoon, at least when transiting through the Philippines, will now be required to undergo a 14-day quarantine period in Guam due to the presence of coronavirus in the PhRead more
Sunscreens and lLotions that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals believed to cause damage to coral reefs, are no longer allowed to be worn or sold in the country.Read more
The Treasury Department published new regulations Tuesday ending group travel to Cuba for “people to people” educational purposes and prohibiting visits to the island via cruise ships, personal aircraft or personal boats.
The tourism boom which Boracay has seen over the past decade or two has brought jobs and investment but strained the island's water and rubbish disposal systems and its sewer system.Read more
The current state of emergency in the Maldives has been extended by another 30 days. It has been in place since February 5th and, alongside the civil unrest in the capital Malé, has severely affected its tourism sector.Read more
In a statement on their website, the FCO announced: "[We] no longer advise against all but essential travel to Cairo Governorate and Greater Cairo including Giza City and the Giza Pyramids (which are part of the Giza Governorate)”.Read more