Earlier this week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted the state of emergency, which was imposed in April to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, in all of the country's prefectures after a sharp fall in the number of infections. Since the start of the outbreak, more than 16,700 cases of the coronavirus disease have been reported in Japan, resulting in the deaths of over 880 people. … [Read more...] about Japan’s Tourist Attractions Reportedly Receive QR Codes to Track Visitors With COVID-19
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'We will bring the underwater robot to help survey the area to know how big and how deep the cave is to help the diver,' said Sawangtit Srikitsuwan, an aerospace and marine engineer at Bangkok's King Mongkut's University of Technology. … [Read more...] about Race against time to rescue 12 teenage soccer players who are trapped in underwater cave in Thailand after flooding swept tourist attraction
“Recently, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has been working with representatives of the Thai tourism agency and Taipei Cultural Office to discuss the time to cooperate. For example, first, Vietnam opens to some countries and territories such as Thailand, Korea, China and Taiwan, then to countries like Japan, and others next. However, the roadmap to open international tourism depends on the epidemic control of each country and territory,” Mr. Ha Van Sieu said. … [Read more...] about New roadmap to welcome outbound tourists
The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
“Open water, such as Hoffman Quarry in Harpur Hill, remains cold no matter how hot the weather is,” the official explained. “This means your body can quickly go into cold water shock, causing your heart rate to quicken; you start to gasp for breath and you can quickly become confused and disoriented, meaning the chances of drowning increase dramatically even for the strongest of swimmers.” … [Read more...] about UK’s Deadpool: ‘Blue Lagoon’ is Going ‘Black’ Now to Ward Off Visitors to Beautiful-Yet-Toxic Dump