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World’s toughest travel curbs finally loosening The Star

2 days ago · In travel-starved Singapore, the enthusiasm to venture out of the tiny island is so high that customers swamped the websites of Singapore Airlines Ltd and other travel services in …

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Getting Malaysians to see Malaysia from a tourist's

(Just Now) Getting Malaysians to see Malaysia from a tourist's perspective. By CHESTER CHIN. Travel Premium. Sunday, 17 Oct 2021. 8:05 AM MYT. A daycation or workcation is a great way for Malaysians to break

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Hitting the highways: Interstate travel allowed from

(7 days ago) PETALING JAYA: Interstate travel nationwide will resume starting Monday (Oct 11), says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. The Prime Minister said …

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Interstate travel: Malaysian bus operators worry about

(Just Now) While the permission to allow interstate travel has given a new lease of life to bus operators, they are also worried about the maintenance costs, …

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Can Malaysians really be tourists in their own country

(8 days ago) Now that interstate travel is allowed and with post-pandemic tourism recovery set to be driven by domestic tourism, stakeholders need to rethink ways to better cater to domestic tourists.

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Travel SOPs already in place, says Nancy The Star

(9 days ago) Travel SOPs already in place, says Nancy. PETALING JAYA: The standard operating procedures (SOPs) for various travel destinations have been …

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World’s toughest travel curbs including in Philippines

(7 days ago) In travel-starved Singapore, the enthusiasm to venture out of the tiny island is so high that customers swamped the websites of Singapore Airlines Ltd. and other travel services in the scramble

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Malaysian mother feels young again on New Zealand trip

(1 days ago) 1 day ago · We can finally travel again! We would love to hear all about your new travels and adventures not just within Malaysia, but overseas too. If you don’t quite feel like travelling yet, that’s OK

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United States raises Covid-19 travel alert for Singapore

(1 days ago) 1 day ago · Under its Travel Notices, the CDC raised Singapore to Level 4, its highest risk category, from Level 3 previously. The notice cited: "Level 4: Very High Level of Covid-19 in Singapore." The notice

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Attacks against New York City in recent years The Star

(4 days ago) (Reuters) - An explosion on Monday shook the area near New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, and authorities said a suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah

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Interstate travel inches closer The Star

(1 days ago) PETALING JAYA: The public’s movement will not be restricted forever as Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob gives his assurance that an announcement on allowing interstate travel

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Sarawak to maintain requirements from travellers entering

(3 days ago) Since Monday (Oct 11), fully vaccinated individuals can travel to Sarawak without a police permit in line with the Federal Government's decision to allow interstate travel.

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Countries ready to welcome Malaysians The Star

(7 days ago) PETALING JAYA: With Malaysia now allowing its citizens to travel abroad, there is a growing list of countries that wanderlust Malay­sians can head to which have opened up their borders to

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Netflix screening into reality with 'screen tourism' The

(1 days ago) 21 hours ago · Interstate travel: Malaysian bus operators worry about maintenance Hollywood Boulevard makes a strong tourism comeback Poor job prospects for tourism workers in Malaysia and globally

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Public welcome MyTravelPass decision The Star

(6 days ago) Previously, travel abroad were limited to emergency matters, business trips and official government affairs, and Malaysians had to apply for the MyTravelPass.

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MyTravelPass no longer required for M’sians The Star

(2 days ago) PETALING JAYA: Malaysians will be allowed to travel overseas without going through the Immigration Department’s MyTravelPass beginning today, …

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Orang Asli settlement at Gua Musang to be turned into

(9 days ago) 2 days ago · Interstate travel: Malaysian bus operators worry about maintenance Hollywood Boulevard makes a strong tourism comeback Poor job prospects for tourism workers in Malaysia and globally

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Langkawi tourism bubble: Tourists travelling by land need

(4 days ago) Local tourists planning to visit Langkawi by land under the much-anticipated tourism bubble will need to use the services of travel agencies, said …

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‘Get a travel pass to study abroad’ The Star

(3 days ago) The new rules requiring new students heading overseas for studies to apply for a travel pass is a change from last year’s directive that did not indicate such a need.

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Pangkor pumped up that interstate travel is back on The Star

(1 days ago) 2 days ago · IPOH: Close to 10,000 people have visited Pangkor since the interstate travel ban was lifted last Monday. Perak committee chairman Datuk Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi said 9,888 tourists from all

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Major cruise companies record boost in business and

(4 days ago) 2 days ago · Interstate travel: Malaysian bus operators worry about maintenance Hollywood Boulevard makes a strong tourism comeback Poor job prospects for tourism workers in Malaysia and globally

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Interstate travel: Roadblocks removed from midnight except

(3 days ago) KUALA LUMPUR: All roadblocks at state borders nationwide will be removed from midnight following the lifting of the interstate travel ban, says …

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Tourism leaders planning to restart travel safely in

(4 days ago) The island of Langkawi is the first tourism destination in Malaysia to reopen under the travel bubble programme. — AFP. Tourism leaders in the region recently met to plan the restart and

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SOP relaxation will help revive tourism sector, says

(8 days ago) KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The relaxation on standard operating procedures (SOPs), quarantine measures and interstate as well overseas travel effective Oct …

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Interstate travel SOP pending The Star

(9 days ago) PUTRAJAYA: The standard operating procedure for interstate travel is being drawn up and it will take a bit more time before it is allowed, says Khairy Jamaluddin.“I have discussed this matter

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Moody’s Analytics upbeat on AsiaPac, including Malaysia as

(Just Now) 17 hours ago · Singapore is opening 10 vaccinated travel lanes providing quarantine-free travel with Europe, North America and South Korea for vaccinated travelers. Australia’s state of New South Wales is

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Inconsistent vaccine approval delays tourism restart in

(2 days ago) Inconsistent vaccine approval delays tourism restart in Malaysia and globally. The failure of countries to agree on a common list of approved vaccines is a concern to many tourism

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Allowing interstate travel a boost for local businesses

(8 days ago) PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines welcomes the reopening of interstate travel, saying it will be a "fantastic boost" to businesses and people impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Its …

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Powering ideas to revive Malaysia's tourism industry The

(9 days ago) Recently, it was reported that interstate travel may finally be allowed, likely in the first half of this month. This was said by National Recovery Council chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin after

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Singapore to allow quarantine-free travel to nine more

(1 days ago) Travel to Singapore will also be made easier, with visitors under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme only needing two Covid-19 swab test in …

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Parents choose children’s education over travelling The Star

(Just Now)Travel can wait until our children are fully vaccinated. We have to be part of the concerted effort to ensure that all children are safe from Covid-19.

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Do away with entry requirement to enter Sarawak, says

(7 days ago) While welcoming the announcement that interstate travel is permitted, he lamented that any form of movement restriction was a hindrance to tourism.

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Covid-19: Not viable to compel unvaccinated people to be

(9 days ago) The government is expected to allow interstate travel once 90% of Malaysia’s adult population are fully vaccinated. As of Oct 6, 88.8% of adults have …

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Langkawi tourism bubble gives hope to other destinations

(3 days ago) It has almost been a month since the Langkawi travel bubble kicked off on Sept 16. The government has deemed it a success, giving other tourist destinations in …

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R&R stops in Johor return to life and hotel occupancy

(1 days ago) JOHOR BARU: Several rest and recreation (R&R) stops in the state are coming back to life following the first weekend since interstate travel restrictions were lifted. Check at …

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Najib also seeks temporary release of passport to visit

(7 days ago) KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pic) is also applying for the temporary release of his passport to travel to Singapore to visit his pregnant daughter who is due to deliver soon. Earlier

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Total lockdown: 'Dying' tourism sector in Malaysia needs

(5 days ago) "Matta is calling for the government to come up with a tourism recovery roadmap together with the private sector as there is a desperate need for the travel industry to plan and strategise for the

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Sabah ready to introduce travel bubble concept following

(9 days ago) The respective travel agencies and hotels must adhere to the latest SOPs enforced by the National Security Council, he said. Jafry said as part of …

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Covid-19 vaccinations: Only four percent more to go before

(3 days ago) KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama):The interstate travel ban is set to be lifted soon as the nation’s vaccination rate against Covid-19 is fast approaching the …

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Covid-19: Where do travel operators in Malaysia go from

(5 days ago) 5 Many travel agencies handling inbound tours have wound up as early as January and are now panting under the immense pressure from outstanding debts, …

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PM hints of interstate travel within a few weeks The Star

(8 days ago) PM hints of interstate travel within a few weeks. PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has given a hint that interstate travel could be a possibility within “the

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Get tested before heading to Langkawi, says Khairy The Star

(4 days ago) PUTRAJAYA: Travellers under the Langkawi travel bubble scheme, which begins Thursday (Sept 16), must take Covid-19 tests before departure, says the Health Ministry. In a statement, Health Minister

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Malaysia wins international US award for ‘breathtaking

(4 days ago) Malaysia has won an international award for a travel video at the 41st annual Telly Awards that honours video and television content. The Tourism Malaysia video, titled …

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Interstate travel ban likely to stay The Star

(6 days ago) PETALING JAYA: The interstate travel ban is likely to last until Hari Raya Aidilfitri as the Health Ministry has recommended an extension of the conditional and recovery movement control orders.

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5 cool travel virtual tours you can do from home during

(4 days ago) 5 cool travel virtual tours you can do from home during MCO. An employee walking in the Musee du Louvre in Paris, which has temporarily shut. You can now go on a virtual tour of the museum

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Travel slogans reflect countries and people, but is

(5 days ago) Tourists may find travel slogans don’t always match the reality of the countries they visit. There are many foreigners in Malaysia’s tourism industry, but is this what 'Truly Asia' means?

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England relaxes restrictions for fully vaccinated

(Just Now) “The reality is that travel borders are already opening up, so having Malaysians going abroad when vaccinated is a good move.” However, she also called for improvement on vaccine equity.

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