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Covid spike pops planned HK-Singapore travel bubble

The Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble was popped before it was even launched by a spike of new Covid-19 cases on the Hong Kong side. The delay for implementation will be two or more weeks.

No HK/Macau travel bubble until fourteen days of no new cases

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has stated that the central government will only classify Hong Kong as a Covid-19 low-risk area if no new local cases have been confirmed for fourteen consecutive days, and only if Hong Kong achieves this status could Macao lift its quarantine for its arrivals.

Singapore/HK travel bubble to begin on November 22

A travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore will come into effect from Nov. 22 allowing quarantine-free movement between the cities. Visitors will be required to have a negative Covid-19 test prior to departure.

Hong Kong/Singapore travel bubble expected in November: Lam

A travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore is expected to come into force in November, renewing travel links between the two cities, Hong Kong CEO Carrie Lam says.

AirAsia pushes for travel bubble with Thailand

AirAsia would like Macau to negotiate a “travel bubble” with Thailand, as the Covid-19 situation has stabilised in both countries, TDM reports.

Travel bubble important catalyst for MBS, RWS: Bernstein

The creation of a travel bubble between Malaysia and Singapore is seen as a significant catalyst for the island’s two IRs, although severe capacity restrictions will create headwinds, according to Bernstein analysts.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
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Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
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