COVID-19 destination updates from our DMC Partners

Balkan countries – MacSun Travel

24.06.2020: Situation is getting better every day in the Balkan countries as well. Please find below the current update regarding various destinations MacSun has to offer for you:

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Central- and South-America – Quimbaya Latin America

15.06.2020: Quimbaya is collecting the major updates for you about border openings, safety mesures and updated rules and regulations throughout Latin America. You can visit their webiste for the latest news about the destinations:

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China – China Peace International

08.07.2020: China Peace has collected the major updates for you about border closure status, safety mesures and updated rules and regulations throughout Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan:

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East Africa – Private Safaris


Herewith I send you July updates: the way forward to East Africa Revival Phase!

  • Local Air Travel within the Territory of Republic of Kenya shall resume Wednesday July 15th
  • International Air Travel into and out of Republic of Kenya shall resume August 1st
  • Reduction of KWS Park Fees!
  • How your arrival into International Airports in Kenya will look like (Video)
  • What to expect when taking a Domestic Flight eg into the Masai Mara (Video)

Private Safaris East Africa is ready to welcome you back. Karibuni!

COVID-19 Update on the Destinations

India, Nepal, Bhutan – SITA

03.07.2020: As countries gradually exit lockdown to reopen economies, the region is striving to find a balance to control the spread of coronavirus. Here is a brief update on the latest about Coronavirus across India, Nepal, Bhutan:

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Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand – Easia Travel

28.05.2020: Easia Travel is confident, that travel will eventually resume and be as rewarding as ever. The Team at Easia envision a future of travel that is safe, secure and seamless and that provides an authentic and meaningful experience to every traveller throughout their journey.  Click on their Agent Hub to get further information and check the Health & Safety brochure below:

Easia Travel Health & Safety Brochure!

Iran – Rad Travel

30.05.2020: Rad Travel has recently adjusted its operation guidelines in response to Covid-19 global outbreak. Measure will be taken based on the recommendation of World Health Organisation and Iran’s Ministry of Health:

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Israel – Isram Israel

04.06.2020: The market is partially open. Not all hotels or sites are open yet. Those who open must meet the “purple standard” conditions.

Safety measures for future travels in Israel

Purple standard for operating hotel in Israel

Italy – Saistours

03.06.2020: Yes, Italy is opening (today – June-3rd) all it`s borders today to EU & Schengen countries. The latest information can be found here:

Destination update Italy!

Jordan – Travco Jordan

17.06.2020: Check out the latest updates about Jordan’s re-opening actions and Travco Jordan’s iniatives for post-covid tourism measurments and procedures:

Travco Jordan Newsletter June 2020

Malaysia – Within Earth

08.07.2020: Good news from Malaysia: the authorities announced the schedule of opening the various industries. International travel is not yet possible, futher news to be advised soon. Click below for the details:

Destination news Malaysia!

Malta – Event Solutions Malta by Vacations Malta

15.06.2020: Finally and with great pleasure we can tell you all that Malta and Gozo have a DEFINITE TIMELINE towards normalisation, opening up and removing all covid-19 emergency measures:

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Mauritius – Connections Mauritius

15.06.2020: Since there have been no positive COVID cases in Mauritius since 26. April, Mauritius’s Government has removed more restrictions so that all economic, commercial and social activities will resume:

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Hotel Re-Opening dates

We gladly announce, that Connections DMC has received the Safe Travels Certificate from the Tourism Authority of Mauritius!

Portugal – Buzz DMC

07.06.2020: Portugal is preparing the return. You can find below detailed information about the schedule of lifting lockdown measures, and implemented rules and regulations to support the tourism industry and secure the safety of clients when travelling to Portugal Mainland, Madeira and Azores. The team of BUZZ DMC Portugal collected the most important points for you. The major updates:

  • in Madeira, in case guests have to be tested on arrival, they must stay in prophylactic isolation at the hotel booked for staying, until notification of the results. The test result will be reported to the passenger within 12 hours.
  • we have extended the list of countries outside the Schengen area that are now allowed to fly to Portugal.

Here are the details:

Portugal preparing the return

South-Africa – Private Safaris

01.06.2020: SATSA, a non-profit association representing the private sector of the tourism industry in the Southern-African region has announce, that The Ministers of Tourism and Transport have weighed in on Level 3 regulations:

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Spain – Buzz DMC

27.05.2020: Spain has announced the schedule of lifting lockdown measures, and implemented rules and regulations to support the tourism industry and secure the safety of clients when travelling to Spain. The team of BUZZ DMC Spain collected the most important points for you:

General Plan for lifting lockdown measures and SAFE TOURISM Certification

Sri Lanka – Luxe Asia

06.06.2020: Sri Lanka Tourism ready to welcome tourists from 1st Aug 2020.

Sri Lanka is readying to welcome travelers from across the world with safety guidelines and precautionary measures.

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UAE & Oman – Arabian Explorers

04.06.2020: United Arab Emirates plans to open its borders and welcome tourists again in July, but at this moment nobody knows what precautions will the government take to prevent the further spread of the virus.

Oman is still closed and no information so far when the country will be open again.

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