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Tourists pose for a photo on Patong Beach in Phuket, open to fully vaccinated tourists as part of its sandbox program. Phuket expects to generate tens of billions of baht from one million foreign arrivals over the next six months, tourism authorities said Thursday as they outlined their reopening schedule. The Center for Economic Situation …

Cambodian cities have faced restrictions for much of the year, but that could change as the government determines when to reopen the country to foreign tourists and how long it can bear the economic and social costs of the closure. companies. In March, the government closed schools across the country and suspended cinemas, galleries, massage …

September 30, 2021 Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao, better known as Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, has officially announced his retirement from boxing, so a particularly fantastic and so memorable era is coming to an end. Manny was born on December 17, 1978 in a small town called Kibawe, Bukidnon. He had 62 wins, 8 losses and two draws, …

PHUKET: A Nigerian and a Thai woman have been arrested in Phuket for their involvement in online “romance scams” that have seen their victims swindle at least B11 million. The Nigerian national, named by police “Mr. Abuchi Johnkennedy Onyenecherem”, and Thailand’s Ampha “Pink” Phatthap, 26, were arrested in a rented room in Srisoonthorn, Thalang on …

With Covid-19 Vaccination in full steam across the world, an independent survey conducted by TAT New Delhi found that 73% of millennials would prefer international destinations with fewer Covid cases and around 67% would want to travel to destinations with Covid-19 easy policies and protocols. All thanks to pent-up travel demand, things are looking up …

The empty spaces in Team K ‘and Team Ash Crimson might hold some surprises, but we bet at least two characters are locked up for them Last month we had some big reveals about King of Fighters 15 which showed a lot of new characters but also gameplay details for the combat system as well …

Thailand ROMEO GACAD The Tourism Authority of Thailand plans to issue an encrypted coin intended for visitors, the Bangkok Post reported. TAT is discussing the play with the regulator, its Gov. Yuthasak Supasorn told the newspaper. Crypto and vacations are two things that have recently gone hand in hand. Sign up for our daily newsletter …

Outrigger Hospitality Group has announced its management team that will be opening three resorts in southern Thailand this peak season. Tony Pedroni, has been appointed Zone General Manager, Thailand. It will be supported by Sergei Kutuzov, Regional Sales and Marketing Manager, Thailand, and Lea counts, General Manager, Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort. They will be …

BALI – The Indonesian Minister of Tourism recommends “small steps” towards the reopening of Bali to foreign holidaymakers, with an official government decision probably as early as Thursday (September 30). “My recommendation is that we proceed with caution,” Sandiaga Uno told The Straits Times in an interview on Tuesday. “There are new variants (coronavirus) lurking. …

More than 90 Bahrainis have taken advantage of a visa-free quarantine deal with Thailand, including a family of 15 who spent their Eid vacation in the Southeast Asian country. Launched on July 1, the sandbox program allows vaccinated travelers to visit specific areas without quarantine, as long as they stay in the designated area for …

Leading actor Moshe Ivgy entered Hermon prison in northern Israel on Wednesday to serve an 11-month prison sentence imposed on him for indecent assault and sexual harassment of four women. Ivgy was sentenced in July by the Haifa Magistrates’ Court, after the court overturned a previous verdict in March sentencing him to just six months …

Readers are cautioned that the OP-eds do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of Loop Cayman. by ‘Traveler’ The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said it allows fully vaccinated international travelers to visit Phuket, one of Thailand’s largest islands. The idea of ​​the “Phuket Sandbox” (as it is called) also allows visitors to travel …

Thailand, one of Indians’ favorite vacation destinations, is struggling to get its economy back on track. While the Thai government has banned the influx of international tourists into the country since the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic last year, thousands of people have been left out of work – without any income. The tourism …

While many restaurants have closed due to the pandemic across the country, chefs, restaurateurs and investors in North and South Carolina are replacing closed storefronts with new restaurants and bars at an increasing rate. As always, Eater obsessively follows the progress of all Prime Ministers – from menu versions to newly installed signage, come here …

Chang Ya-chung waves to supporters from a car window. Chang Ya-chung waves to supporters from a car window. (CNA photo) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong media have speculated that Chang Ya-chung (張亞 中) of Kuomingtang (KMT) could run as the party’s candidate in next year’s Kaohsiung mayoral election, noting that his broad appeal in …

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Most Singaporeans know Old Chang Kee for its fried products, like Curry’O and Sotong Head OnStik. Many won’t associate it with steamed offerings like, say, steamed buns or see may (Chinese dumpling) – until maybe. Single point of sale with steamed snacks Besides kiosks all over …

The islands of Southeast Asia are reopening their doors to visitors, one small step at a time. The region is home to countries, like Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, which have kept Covid rates low throughout 2020. That changed with the arrival of the delta variant, which forced many countries in Southeast Asia to face large …

Following an upsurge in infections, Singapore has been forced to once again tighten restrictions in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19. Nation Thailand reports that the city-state has now reduced gatherings from 5 to 2 people, with the exception of members of the same family. The measure will remain in effect until October …

Nikkei Asia is following the spread of the coronavirus which was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Cumulative global cases have reached 231,851,347, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The worldwide death toll has reached 4,748,389. For more information on the spread of COVID-19 and the progress of immunization around the …

The Phuket luxury resort accused of encroaching land will now be investigated by the National Anti-Corruption Commission, the Land Department and the Anti-Money Laundering Bureau. Thailand’s Special Investigations Department looked into the “Sri Panwa” project in Phuket and said the resort had illegally acquired land rights documents. According to Nation Thailand, DSI discovered that Sri …

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post / Asia News Network): When October arrives, we will remember the heinous attacks on Bali in 2001 and 2005 and their devastating effects on the island’s tourism – the backbone of its economy. It took years for Bali to regain a foothold, during which the government launched a policy of collective …

(RTTNews) – Ahead of Friday’s special stock market holiday, the Thai stock market had risen in three consecutive sessions, collecting more than 25 points or 1.7% along the way. The Thailand Stock Exchange is now just above the 1,630 point plateau although it may be stuck at neutral on Monday. Global forecasts for Asian markets …

Editorial Board (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Mon September 27, 2021 2021-09-27 01:20 0 01551940782bf1aa405406f86109107a 1 Editorial bali, phuket, tourism, industry, reopening, COVID-19, economy, Luhut-Binsar-Pandjaitan, Sandiaga-Uno To free When October arrives, we will remember the heinous attacks on Bali in 2001 and 2005 and their devastating effects on the island’s tourism – the backbone of …

The 10-day event in Phuket, Phang-Nga and Krabi under Amazing Thailand SHA security and travel measures. The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, in collaboration with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), is organizing the Thailand SHA SHA SHA @Andaman: The Memory @ Phuket, Phang-Nga and Krabi, from September 24 to October 3, 2021. This 10-day …

When I was filming Edge of the World in 2019, I spent about three months in Sarawak, which is a province of Borneo, the third largest island in the world. I have been to Borneo three or four times for work and also on my own once to work with an orangutan sanctuary in Sarawak …

The bonus is the lack of a dress code, or quite dress code. (Getty Images) Take a dip in the sparkling infinity pool in the morning and then savor a floating platter of goodies served on-site while you soak up the water. ‘Floating’ meals have been all the rage on social media recently, mostly via …

Phuket boss eases road checks fewer swabs on site needed Phuket has revamped its health surveillance measures to attract more domestic tourists and ease the workload of health workers who screen inbound visitors by road, the provincial office said. Provincial Governor Narong Woonciew said yesterday that more than 30,000 people have visited Phuket under the …

PHUKET: Medical staff at the Indoor Sports Stadium in Saphan Hin yesterday (September 24) started giving third-dose ‘booster’ injections using the subcutaneous method, injecting the vaccine just under the skin, instead of the intramuscular method, by injecting the vaccine into the muscle, as used previously. The new method was used yesterday to deliver third-dose ‘booster’ …

Holidaymakers head to Bali Hai Pier in South Pattaya from Chon Buri on Saturday to board a ferry to Koh Lan, a popular tourist destination in the Pattaya resort town. (Photo: Chaiyot Pupattanapong) CHON BURI: Pattaya city buzzed with tourists on Saturday as thousands flocked to Koh Lan, a popular tourist destination in this resort …

Passage of the USS Ronald Raegan from the Philippines Sea to the South China Sea in 2020 (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Tarleton) Posted on Sep 24, 2021 6:34 PM by The maritime executive USS Ronald reagan and its carrier strike group returned to the South China Sea on September …

Some people remain convinced that the best way to deal with a foreign language is to simply raise your voice and repeat your words. In reality, it does little more than pass off these people as ignorant. And while trying to learn a foreign language during a two week vacation might seem like a bit …

WONDERFUL things happen when you least expect them. Like fixing a travel blog. Browsing through the content is reliving times when I first arrived at destinations. With suspended travel plans, it’s a good substitute and just as exciting. I again share excerpts from stories published in jeepneyjinggoy.com and the SunStar Davao newspaper. Sa Lumang Simbahan. …

IMAGE: Unsplash / Sean Oulashin By Neil Shaw There are now 54 countries on the UK government’s Red List of countries where travel is prohibited. Orange List countries now include some popular vacation destinations including Bangladesh, Egypt, Kenya, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Turkey. The Amber and Green Lists will be removed for England, …

Olympic marathoner Steph Davis kicked off the 10k race at the annual RUNFEST in Richmond two weeks ago. Davis, 31, returned to Kew Gardens four months after qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. She competed in the UK Marathon Trials in March and her time of 2:27:16 secured her a spot on the GB team. She …

Health workers administer intradermal booster injections of the Covid-19 vaccine at the Saphan Hin stadium in Phuket on Friday. (Photo: Achadthaya Chuenniran) PHUKET: The Ministry of Public Health began on Friday the intradermal vaccination against Covid-19 as a booster in this southern province, saying that a normal dose could be stretched to inoculate five times …

TUI canceled more vacations and flights until the end of next month, following the removal of the traffic light system. More and more countries are now open to Britons wishing to go on holiday abroad, notably Turkey and Egypt. 2 TUI has extended some of its vacation cancellationsCredit: Alamy However, the tour operator has extended …

Sales Chang Long Investment Corp, based in Plano. purchased Northpointe Center, a 161,182 square foot office building located at 12005 Ford Road near LBJ Freeway in northwest Dallas. The office building, built in the 1980s, was 75% let for sale. Cody Payne, Wayne Bares Austin Edelmon and Michael Tran of Colliers International DFW negotiated the …

BANGKOK, September 24, 2021: Thailand’s Samui Plus campaign to attract fully vaccinated tourists to the holiday island welcomed 786 visitors through September 20, representing 9,823 room nights booked and estimated revenues of 58.90 million THB. The latest update from the Tourism Authority of Thailand monitored visitor arrivals booked through the Samui Plus program from July …

Thailand has found it necessary to postpone until November the previously planned reopening of Bangkok and a few other major tourist areas to international travelers. As late as early September, the Thai government planned to open its capital and a few other key destinations, namely Hua Hin, Pattaya and Chiang Mai, to foreign tourists on …

All the buzz Image by Getty. A man on Reddit shared a helpful dating tip that was passed down from his dad. The user of the popular social platform shared his story with the promise that it “works every time.” Take from Reddit, the man said it’s easy to check if your partner is the …

Share the article Last update 2 hours ago Due to a slower than expected rollout of immunization, Thailand is considering delay the reopening of many of its major tourist destinations in October. Reports from Thailand suggest that the Thai government delay the reopening of five provinces since the vaccination rate in each province is always …

NEW DELHI: India’s favorite neighboring vacation spot Thailand has finally reopened for desi travelers. However, at present, there is no air bubble between India and Thailand due to which there are no commercial flights between them. The two countries are working to create an air bubble, also giving Indian airlines a well-deserved break. The Southeast …

As they prepare for the reopening of international borders, the Philippines is exploring the possibility of replicating the Phuket Sandbox model, while working to facilitate travel protocols. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat told the Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) 2021 in Subic that as early as May this year the government had already worked on the establishment …

It looks like the beaches will remain empty for at least a month, as Pattaya will not reach the 70% vaccination threshold by October 1. The ever-changing target of Pattaya reopening has frustrated foreign tourists seeking vacations elsewhere, the local official of the Thai Hotels Association said. THA Eastern Chapter President Phisut Sae-Khu said on …

Because tap water in Thailand is not drinkable, bottled water is a big deal. For some people, choosing the “best-tasting” water is not a difficult thing. After all, water is water, and they all taste the same, don’t they? Well not really. Although the difference between the bottles is nuanced, most people tend to turn …

Ethical tourism is on the rise around the world and Thailand is making sure to be a pioneer in such experiences. Of the elephant shelters at gibbon rehabilitation centers, the Kingdom has made incredible efforts to help these marginalized animals. Moreover, while visiting one of these sanctuaries, visitors can feel a sense of hope in …

BANGKOK, September 23, 2021: Bangkok Airways resumes direct flights from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Trat, starting October 1, 2021. Domestic tourists planning trips to Chang Island in the last quarter of the year will welcome the news. There is also a possibility that the island will reopen to international travel by the end of the …

A highly skilled Swiss hotelier joins the artistically inspired resort town after an impressive career that has included more than two decades of management experience in the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. Phuket, Thailand – Slate, the whimsical and art-inspired resort town on Phuket’s remote northwest coast, has announced the appointment of Claude Sauter as the …

Interprovincial travel between Dark Red Zone provinces and other regions are allowed to resume as Thailand eases COVID-19 restrictions from September 1, 2021. This is the third update (September 22) on the status of interprovincial travel between Dark Red Zone provinces and other regions, which resumed on September 1, 2021. FlightThai Airways International Thai Airways …

“I was planning on buying a house, but I think my money will be better spent on this trip. “ In a few months, Claire Truman * plans to quit her job in a publishing house and fly to Southeast Asia for a six-month adventure, where she will quietly cross Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia. and …

On Wednesday, the AJYCP strongly opposed the police crackdown on agitated people who protested against the NHPC roadblock in Gogamukh in Assam. Large numbers of people staged a protest on Tuesday against NHPC Limited’s Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power Project (LSHEP) in Gerukamukh in the Dhemaji district of Assam. Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) Central …

PHUKET: Police arrested a Myanmar man for raping a Thai woman he hired as a cleaner at his rented house east of Phuket Town. Nyi Nyi Naing, who works as a migrant labor broker, was arrested at his rented house in Rassada yesterday (September 21). Photo: Phuket Town Police Phuket Town Police officers led by …

Visitors to Thailand can breathe a sigh of relief as the deadline for applications for the 60-day special visa extension for Covid is now November 26. Immigration authorities have confirmed that the deadline for applications for a 60-day extension of the special Covid visa is now November 26. This replaces the old deadline of September …

Last update:September 21, 2021 The day I found lumpia and ube ice cream at my local Ralphs, I knew Filipino cuisine had a moment. Add to that all the buzz that “our” cuisine and our chefs are arousing. Consider this: Food and wine magazine featured two Filipino chefs, Thessa Diadem of All Day Baby in …

[ Prafulla Kaman ] GOGAMUKH, September 21: Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), supported by more than 20 other Assam-based organizations, on Tuesday launched an indefinite blockade here in Dhemaji District (Assam) to protest the transport of construction materials by NHPC to its Subansiri lower hydroelectric power project site in Gerukamukh. Several hundred protesters from …

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 231 semifinalists this year in the 16 County High School National Merit Scholarship Competition. The semi-finalists will compete nationally for the scholarships to be announced in the spring. The competition is sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Semifinalists attend 16 high schools: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Walter Johnson, Walt Whitman, …

The new EaseMyTrip online travel unicorn is aggressively expanding its international operations with its ability to offer lower service charges on airline tickets. The Delhi-based company entered the coveted unicorn club last week when its market cap crossed the billion dollar mark. Besides its home market (India), EaseMyTrip is currently present in UAE, Singapore, UK, …

Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) activists on Tuesday launched a massive protest in Gogamukh, Dhemaji district, northern Assam, against the construction of the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri hydroelectric power plant project. Members of the Association of Adivasis Students of Assam (AASAA) and the One Women Committee also joined the commotion in which hundreds took …

When Sunisa (name changed) learned that the Thai government had enlightened plans to reopen Phuket, the country’s most popular resort island, as part of the pilot project to revive tourism, she was elated. Like many, the pandemic has derailed his ability to make a living. Prior to the coronavirus, she was typically busy running a …

(Photo courtesy of DOT Philippines) MANILA – As the country’s tourist destinations reopen, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has partnered with popular video maker app TikTok to promote the islands through the #GandaMoPinas campaign. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the agency is using all channels to promote reopened tourist destinations. “This collaboration with TikTok is …

Here’s everything you need to know about the Hong Kong Mid-Autumn Festival. Hong Kong people love festivals – this city observes everything from Easter to Buddha’s birthday. The Mid-Autumn Festival – also known as the Moon Festival, Moon Cake Festival, and Lantern Festival (not to be confused with the Spring Lantern Festival) – is a …

WASHINGTON: The United States announced yesterday (September 20) that it will lift COVID travel bans for all air passengers in November if they are fully vaccinated and undergo contact tracing and testing. Currently, only US citizens, residents, and foreigners with special visas are permitted to enter the United States from most European countries. Photo: AFP …

The world is shrinking fast for unvaccinated travelers. Photo / Getty Images The “surprise” announcement that the United States will open its border to vaccinated visitors came with little warning but not unprecedented. Countries like Israel and even the Cook Islands have already said they want proof of Covid vaccination before the Kiwis book a …

You know what? It’s still hot enough for a big plate of sushi! We’ve done sushi rounds before, but so much has changed as we slowly open up the city, and how can we not have the latest take on the best sushi places in Chicago? This list also contains our editor’s favorite picks for …

BANGKOK, September 20 (Bern): Thai health officials will step up mass testing in Phuket this week in a bid to curb the surge in Covid-19 infections on the resort island. The Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health, Dr Yongyos Thammawut, said the ministry will send nine Global Covid-19 Response (CCR) teams to …

DUBAI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM – September 20, 2021) dnata Travel, the UAE’s oldest travel provider, revealed the results of a survey of thousands of UAE travelers in July and August 2021, during the busiest time for travel from the United Arab Emirates, the brand has seen since the start of the …

Companies advise on Shiseido JV Clifford Chance has advised private equity and investment advisory firm CVC Capital Partners on multi-jurisdictional merger cases for its US $ 1.5 billion joint venture with Japanese multinational cosmetics company Shiseido. White & case advised CVC on the financing, and Davis Polk advised Shiseido. Korean DHIC goes nuclear Yoon & …

PHUKET: Chalong police have arrested 19 people, including Thais and foreigners, at a party at a luxury villa in Rawai for violating current COVID prevention rules by staging an illegal rally. Police arrested 19 people, including Thais and foreigners, during the luxury villa party in Rawai. Photo: Muang District Office The owner of the property …

(RTTNews) – Indian stocks are expected to open sharply lower on Monday, following weak global indices as investors look to the ECB, Federal Reserve and Bank of England meetings this week to clarify the outlook for reduction as well as interest rate schedules. Metals inventories could succumb to strong selling pressure after iron ore prices …

Operators await restart date of October 15 Domestic tourism will remain the priority in the fourth quarter, writes Dusida Worrachaddejchai Hintok River Camp at Hellfire Pass offers tourists a luxury “glamping” camping experience, which many travelers find appealing in an age of social distancing. The tentative date to restart domestic tourism on October 15 is …

Cambodian tourism industry prepares to roll out the red carpet for Chinese travelers after Prime Minister Hun Sen indicated on September 17 that the Kingdom may soon open its doors to international holidaymakers vaccinated against Covid-19 – starting with guests from china. Cambodia Chinese Tour Guides Association (CCTGA) President Tea Kileng told The Post on …

PHUKET: Police in Phuket arrested four people in a series of raids that seized a total of more than 1 kg of crystal meth (ya ice) and 35,312 methamphetamine pills (ya bah). The raids, led by Lieutenant Colonel Wachira Amarin from Phuket City Police Station, took place between September 18 and 20. In total, the …

From there, the operation was extremely Covid-aware, the new measures so smooth they were almost imperceptible. Hotel reps with hand sanitizer greeted us every step of the way, from the arrivals hall to the speedboat to the island (each resort has strict quarantine laws: any staff passing through one to the other must isolate themselves …

DDC is approaching a new dose target Aims to vaccinate 50% by the end of October Buyers return to the Chatuchak weekend market on Saturday after the restrictions in Bangkok are eased. (Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut) The Department of Disease Control (DDC) aims to meet its vaccination target of delivering the first vaccine against Covid-19 to …

As I tumbled out of the Uber and joined my friends on the sidewalk, I was instantly captivated by the neon illuminated sign that read “Food Terminal”. After the great welcome at the restaurant, I entered to be amazed by the size of the place. Projectors and tables seemed to stretch out across the block, …

Popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia and the Pacific are starting to reopen their borders to international visitors, with measures in place to try to minimize the risk of further outbreaks. Key points: COVID closures have devastated tourism in Asia-Pacific Trials have started to allow tourists to visit with limits Experts warn there are risks …

Beach readings for the summer! Here is a story. Peter Maguire, with whom you fell in love two weeks ago on Dirty water, lived, for a time, in Mokuleia, on the north coast of Oahu. Really quiet, very nice little place you go when you want to get away from the crowds of the Seven …

A TAT customer satisfaction survey found that 80% of those surveyed were satisfied with the hospitality of locals and 85% of hotels were SHA Plus certified. The Phuket Sandbox program welcomed 33,059 international arrivals in the first two and a half months, from July 1 to September 16, 2021. Fully vaccinated and without quarantine, international …

Thailand is one of the 60 countries that the British government wants to avoid the British. In a shocking decision, British authorities refused to remove Thailand from its list of banned countries. Although the UK Department for Transport has put an end to the bizarre traffic light system, it has kept a list of more …

There was a palpable tension between Burden of truth‘s Billy and Joanna throughout the final season of the Canadian Import, and the series finale, at first, seemed to add to it. As Joanna has resigned her law degree, Billy is upset that she has made a big decision in her life without even telling him …

Boosters to be provided to 3 million Follow-up for those who have had Sinovac The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will deploy booster injections of the Covid-19 vaccine to three million people nationwide who have been fully vaccinated with Sinovac. CCSA deputy spokesperson Dr Apisamai Srirangson said on Friday that the Department of Public …

Recap: European and emerging markets were mixed on Friday, as global investors and traders weighed the prospect of a reduction in US Federal Reserve stimulus and the risks of a likely default by Chinese property developer Evergrande , riddled with debt. The SET index has traded in a narrow range between 1,617.31 and 1,642.63 points …

Celebrity chef Michael Mina’s new restaurant in San Francisco opens on Saturday with the aim of transporting diners to the Greek islands – all the vibrant colors, Mediterranean flavors and fresh seafood flown in from the Aegean during the night. Estiatorio Ornos a Michael Mina Restaurant is a collaboration with chefs Girair “Jerry” Goumroian and …

Downer street confirmed that Grant shapps will give an update on Travel controls in England and hinted that an easing of restrictions could follow after “steady progress” in the fight against Covid-19. Cabinet ministers met this morning to review the traffic light system and whether to remove the requirement for foreign travelers to take PCR …

This weekend, take your pick of festivals. If you love beer, FemAle Brewfest celebrates the women behind beer, while Oktoberfest celebrates … well, beer. Fans of all things tiki won’t want to miss the Hukilau – a multi-day celebration of cocktails, music, and art. Whatever you do, it’s always a good idea to start the …

Two girls play on a Koh Samui beach in Surat Thani province in this undated photo distributed by the Samui office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. SURAT THANI: A total of 711 foreign tourists have arrived on three islands under the Samui Plus program in the past 60 days and have spent more than …

In Bang Lamung, a family mourns the loss of a young girl who drowned in a small private swimming pool at a family friend’s house. The incident took place on Wednesday evening as Buri Ram’s family were visiting their friend in the Pattaya area. The girl was half Thai and half Russian and was 4 …

(Sep 17, 2021) Nihat Yucel joined the Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria in San Stefano as General Manager. Nihat has over 22 years of experience at Four Seasons, first working for the company in 1999 in the F&B department of the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul. He started working with in 1999 in the food and beverage …

Ryanair will create 5,000 new jobs Tour operator Ryanair will create 5,000 jobs over the next five years as part of post-Covid recovery plans. The hiring strategy comes after the company announced it would lay off 3,000 workers early last year due to the Covid crisis. However, company chief executive Michael O’Leary said the airline …

Phuket faces a severe bed shortage as Covid-19 spreads across the island, Wachira Phuket Hospital said yesterday. Chalermpong Sukhonthaphol, director of the hospital, said the bed occupancy rate for patients with mild symptoms in field hospitals and community isolation centers stands at 80%. Meanwhile, the occupancy rate of public and private hospitals has exceeded their …

‘While the [National Microbiology Laboratory] does not have institutional agreements with the Chinese military, Canadian scientists have collaborated with Chinese scientists to contribute to the global public health fight against deadly diseases, such as Ebola, ”the spokeswoman said. Public Health Agency of Canada, Anne Génier, in a statement Tuesday. Shannon VanRaes / The Globe and …

Dear ST reader, We hope you are doing well. In our Asian Insider newsletter this week, we take a look at regional security as the United States forms a new partnership with Australia and Britain to bolster their defense capabilities and North Korea tests more missiles. We are also examining whether the deal between the …

Bed shortage looms in Phuket as number of cases rises Occupancy rate hits critical point, hospital chief says A field hospital is set up at Rajabhat University in Phuket on September 8 this year. (Photo: Achadtaya Chuenniran) PHUKET: The resort island has added more beds for Covid-19 patients as the number of new cases continues …

Public holidays abroad are governed by a traffic light system which determines the rules of arrival in England. The Red List of Destinations has the strictest travel restrictions of all. Two more countries were added to the red list in the latest traffic update. As of 4 a.m. on August 30, arrivals from Thailand and …

Chiang Mai, Thailand (CNN) – Before the pandemic, Chiang Mai received around four million international visitors a year, according to figures from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). But the economic effects of Covid-19 on this tourist town and eponymous province in northern Thailand have been nothing short of devastating, with many travel-related businesses shutting …

Winners announced for 13 categories, including Startup and Founder of the Year; Startup Boston moves Startup Boston Week entirely virtual Our award winners truly represent the best and brightest in Greater Boston, as determined by the professionals who live and work here. – Stéphanie Roulic, Founder and CEO, Startup Boston BOSTON, MA, USA, Sep 15, …

There is a closer relationship between food and fanaticism than we are normally willing to accept. I am not speaking here of the obviousness of the goons who enter private homes to check if there is beef in the refrigerator, but the point more fundamental than the socialization of a person, within a family or …

THREE major changes to the holiday rules are expected to be announced this week in a huge boost for overseas sun travel. After a summer vacation for Britons worried about sudden changes to the UK traffic light system, traditional holidays may soon be a possibility again. 3 Sunny breaks may soon be back as Boris …

By Ebrahim Harris LANGKAWI, Malaysia (Reuters) – Businesses in Malaysia’s top holiday destination prepare to welcome the return of tourists this week, as the country takes a first step towards recovery from a devastating coronavirus crisis. Langkawi, a cluster of 99 islands in the Strait of Malacca, will reopen from September 16 to fully vaccinated …

She’s made a name for herself in the family as a talented chef, fresh out of a three-year stint at Flour Bakery in Back Bay and South End; prior to that she worked in Napa Valley for Thomas Keller in Bouchon and Morimoto Napa. She met her fiancée in Bouchon; the forest fires prompted the …