CHILE TO REOPEN BORDERS FOR TOURISM IN DECEMBER
Chile, one of the last places in the Western Hemisphere to reopen, is finally allowing tourism to return November 23, after being closed for over 8 months. The Ministry of Health made the announcement this week confirming Chile’s official reopening of their borders starting late November.
BRAZIL REOPENING BORDERS FOR TOURISM
Brazil has officially reopened its borders for international tourism, effective immediately, July 29, 2020. In a complete surprise move, Brazil’s government made the decision to lift the current travel ban that has been in place since March. The current ban was set to expire at midnight on July 29th at midnight, and most believed it would be extended due to the epidemiological situation.
Singapore Airlines to increase flights in August
Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir will increase the number of flights on some of their existing routes in their passenger network in August. The Group says its passenger capacity in August will reach approximately 7 per cent of its pre-Covid-19 levels – up from 6 per cent this month.