Travel warning for South East Asia
The Foreign Office has issued new advice for travellers to several countries in southeast Asia including Japan, South Korea and Thailand after several cases of the pneumonia-inducing coronavirus were found in all three countries.
Travel Trade Outbound©
The source of the virus has been traced to Wuhan in China, where more than 460 cases have been identified. Seventeen people have died.
The city is now on lockdown with all outbound flights and other transported suspended. Its tourist attractions and hotels have been told to cancel any large-scale activities or gatherings.
The Foreign Office has updated its travel advice for Thailand, where four cases have been identified, and South Korea and Japan (above), which have reported one case each, directing visitors to the Public Health England website, which is urging travellers to maintain good hand, respiratory and personal hygiene and avoid visiting animal and bird markets or people who are ill with respiratory symptoms.
It is also issuing advice on the coronavirus for travellers to other countries in southeast Asia, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, and the Philippines.
A single case of coronavirus has also been identified in Washington State in the US, but the Foreign Office has not yet updated its travel advice for north America.
Chaos at US airports
Tel Aviv’s master plan to become one of the most popular urban destinations in the world
NeueHouse welcomes its first wave of new members to Downtown Los Angeles' iconic Bradbury Building in January 2020
Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 20 exciting independent hotel openings taking place in the New Year
What's On in London 2020
Spain to lose over 700,000 tourists
Europ Assistance initiates AI program to enhance its claim customer experience
Millions not allowed to fly
Hoist Group Partners with Apartment hotel Kide Ltd.
TOP 10 – the most beautiful environmental zones in Europe – France lies far ahead because of its beautiful destinations
Destination France: unique in the world, the Ingres Museum reopens after a complete renovation
Exciting news from The Dan Hotels - New Health and Wellness Resort
France's Top Golf Hotel reveals latest refurbishment work at Le Touquet Golf Resort