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Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam said that she had discussed the establishment of a possible travel bubble with Macau at the Boao Forum earlier this month.
The long awaited travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore is finally set to begin on May 26, after being repeatedly delayed since last November.
Macau’s tourism and health authorities said they are currently not negotiating travel bubbles with any country or regions following the opening up of travel between Hong Kong and Singapore.
The Australian cruise industry, which has been shut down for more than 12 months is demanding to be allowed to restart operations now that a trans-Tasman bubble has been established.
Australia and New Zealand have agreed to open a long awaited travel bubble from April 19, allowing citizens to travel to the other country without mandatory quarantine.
Macau CEO Ho Iat Seng met with the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to China, Mohamed Abdulla Al-Dehaimi, to discuss the potential for a regular flight link between the two as part of efforts to reestablish travel between low-risk destinations.
The Cambodian government is seeking to establish a travel bubble with China, Japan and South Korea, which would boost international tourism and further aid NagaCorp’s recovery, Union Gaming says.
The global tourism industry may begin to see some respite in 2021, with travel corridors beginning to emerge across Asia and the world starting from the second half of 2020.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that her Cabinet has agreed in principle to allow travel with Australia without quarantine in the first quarter of 2021.
Singapore has unilaterally decided to allow visitors from Taiwan into the country without quarantine from Dec. 18.
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