More Steady Progress
Brunei and Korea both extended their domestic measure, but there have been more positive news in relation to borders.
Australia now permits the arrival of fully-vaccinated travelers as does the Philippines. India continues to expand bi-lateral travel agreements, adding Kyrgyzstan to the list. And Taiwan will begin accepting special entry permit applications for business-related travel starting 7 March. We continue to pull together the details for Japan’s border opening set to begin in March accompanied by a decrease in quarantine to 3 days starting 1 March.
The good news on borders has created new demand for travel to Asia, however February statistics from OAG show that global airline passenger capacity fell 24% from pre-pandemic levels. Scarcity may become 2022’s most overused word as Asia and the world works through pent-up demand for everything including flights, hotels, furniture, spots on country arrival caps and homes. Our recent webinar: Navigating the Singapore Rental Market addressed the housing challenges and ways to overcome them.
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