Ep 39: Singapore Takes The Travel Lead in a 3-Speed South East Asia

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7 Oct 2020 • 32m00s

Having brought COVID-19 under control, Singapore has provided a clear outline of its Travel Bubble intentions for the coming months. Now in discussions with Hong Kong, Asia’s other global aviation hub, Singapore wants to open up more business travel Green Lanes.

This week, Gary and Hannah analyse the latest developments in Singapore, discuss green shoots of hope for domestic travel in the Philippines, and the prospects for charter traffic in Lao. Gloomier news in Malaysia and Myanmar, where daily infections are causing renewed concern.

Elsewhere, we try to dissect the strategy behind unilateral travel agreements, Thailand’s ever-more mystifying Special Tourist Visa and Private Travel Bubbles in Vietnam, Maldives and Bali.

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