THAILAND’S FAMOUS MAYA BAY RE-OPEN TO FOREIGN VISITORS Video

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Maya Bay is probably one of the most iconic spots in Thailand. Funnily enough, despite the immense beauty of the bay, it gained its status mainly after featuring in the movie The Beach in 2000 which s ...

INDONESIA CANCELS PLANNED CLOSURE OF KOMODO ISLAND

Anna Luebke -
Indonesian authorities announced that they would not close the Komodo island to tourists, as previously planned. Instead, the authorities will limit the number of tourists and raise fees to better pro ...

UGANDA: MOUNTAIN GORILLAS GET INFECTIONS FROM TOURISTS

Laura Loss -
Mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) situation is a critical one. The species only lives in East Africa and over 40% of the 1,059 mountain gorillas left in the world are in Uganda’s Bwindi Im ...

THAILAND CONSIDERS QUARANTINE EXEMPTION FOR VACCINATED TRAVELERS Video

Justin N. Froyd -
Thailand is not the first destination to consider related benefits for the vaccinated travelers upon entry. Moldova was the first country in Europe to exempt Covid-19 vaccinated travelers from mandato ...

MOROCCAN TOURISM REVENUES FELL BY 51%

Andrew J. Wein -
From January to November 2020, Moroccan tourism revenues declined by 51% as a result of the consequences of the health crisis. The fall was flattened by 76%, a month earlier, due to the arrivals of Mo ...