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2020 has been a remarkably challenging year for everyone. On the other hand, 2021 is here to bring new hope, especially to the Travel and Tourism sectors. Here are some of the most recent Travel and Tourism news and updates in some of our Program destinations – the Maldives, the UAE, Qatar, Seychelles, and Vietnam.
Among our 9 program destinations in Asia and the Middle East, the UAE, Thailand, and, the Maldives have been the more active countries in terms of Hospitality and Travel activities in recent months.
Internship opportunities for enrolled students or recent graduates wanting to experience an unforgettable Cultural Exchange and Educational Travel experience in Thailand, the Maldives, or the UAE this coming year 2021.
Among our program destinations, Thailand, the Maldives, and the UAE were the first to re-open to international tourists amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Being able to mitigate the impact of the pandemic better, these countries are now ahead compared to some neighboring nations in terms of economic and tourism recovery. Hare some important updates and developments in these three countries as of November 2020.
Although the Hospitality and Tourism sectors are two of the very affected industries from the current COVID-19 pandemic, we still never run out of positive news to share with the world. Here are some important updates and developments relevant to our Program destinations – the Maldives, Thailand, the UAE, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Qatar – as of October 2020.
An update from Southeast Asia | Thailand aims to once again welcome International Tourists starting from October
RMC Asia News & Updates: Thailand pledged to welcome the first batch of international tourists to the country by October through the special tourist visa (STV). The SVT will allow foreign visitors to stay in the country for 90 days, extendable for up to 270 days. This policy is expected to be effective until November next year.
One of our Hospitality Internship Asia Program participants recently returned to Thailand from Switzerland amid COVID-19. She is a Hospitality student currently enrolled at one of our partner Universities in Switzerland. Let’s hear about the journey she went through in trying to get home during the pandemic.
A lot has happened in Asia in the past few months. Since COVID-19 came, country leaders in our six program destinations – Malaysia, Thailand, the Maldives, Vietnam, the UAE, and Indonesia – have been working hard to ensure not only the safety of their people but also the security of their economies. Here are some important updates relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic in our program destination.
Traveling is far from reality during the current pandemic. The travel and tourism is probably the worst-hit industry among all due to COVID-19. However, there are still special cases when travel is allowed and acceptable. For instance, traveling to Indonesia from the US has been possible for some people during the pandemic. If you are curious how to get to Indonesia, we have gathered some tips for you.