Ditch the Fit-To-Fly hoop

SINGAPORE, 13 January 2021: We are coming to terms with travel discomfort as we pass the first annual milestone of the Covid-19 blight. My daughter calls to tell me she is boarding one of Singapore's...
CHIANG RAI, 26 September 2018: It’s not fake news, but it’s the next best thing that snares gullible media who forgot to think and evaluate or have fallen into the mindless trap of copy and paste. The Bangkok Post ran...
CHIANG MAI, 18 June 2019: I am looking at a press release from the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau on progress made delivering an ASEAN standard to govern MICE venue quality across the region.
BANGKOK, 20 November 2019: Are Thai beach resorts pricing themselves out of the market?  One tour company boss, Stephan Roemer, thinks so according to a report by Skift an online travel news service that quoted heavily from Diethelm Travel Group’s hotel...
CHIANG RAI, 3 July 2020: Nothing beats a good natter over a meal, with friends, sipping wine or quaffing beer. If you can throw in some networking into the mix, the recipe is perfect. One...
CHIANG RAI, 18 December 2018: This is the time of the year when we can indulge ourselves looking back at the year past and gazing into the crystal ball to see what awaits us in the year to come. It’s...
BANGKOK, 9 March 2020: Clarity is clearly in short supply when the subject is how to battle Covid-19 at your borders. In the space of just a week, Thailand’s Public Health Ministry dithered on how to deal with travellers from...
SEPANG, 11 May 2021: AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes has reaffirmed confidence in a strong comeback for AirAsia and regional airlines this year, driven by vaccine rollout and robust pent up travel demand.
CHIANG RAI, 27 April 2020: Since the Covid-19 pandemic banished us all to our homes to live under lockdown, we are inundated with promotions for webinars that promise to navigate the travel industry back from the brink...
BANGKOK, 30 September 2020: Thailand has extended the amnesty on visa renewals until the 31 October, local media reported on Monday, a move that takes the heat off thousands of foreigners stranded in Thailand. The extension...