A look at the week
By Jordan Chong
Travel bubbles, vaccination requirements and the efficacy of testing have dominated industry discussion in recent months, no more so than in the last week when the proposed air travel bubble (ATB) between Singapore and Hong Kong pushed back its launch date from November 22 to sometime, yet to be decided, in 2021.
One bubble, launched in October, was a one-way journey that allowed individuals living in New Zealand to travel to Australia without quarantining on arrival. However, there was little indication a one-way arrangement would become two-way any time soon with Australians enjoying the same reprieve, even though locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Australia have been all but eliminated. Read More »