Even the loosening of those restrictions hasn't been much of an incentive. There are a few categories for operating hospitality venues (staff and customer all vaccinated/no customers vaccinated/etc.). Vaccination rates in HK remain low. With local cases trending down to near zero, people don't...
It appears the HK-Singapore bubble will be postponed from its 26th May launch for the second time. It shows how fragile these bubbles can be. But at least the parameters were clear: thresholds such as under 5 cases on a rolling 7 day (I think?) basis.
I see HK-Singapore as a good test of how...
For those dreaming of (more) bubbles. I really don't like when politics gets in the way of (m)any things.
It is going to get worse. This news is awful for those in HK trying to get back to Australia.
Well, it looks like HK and Singapore are creating a travel bubble. It'll be interesting to see how it works and whether it's a model for other countries to adopt.
You couldn't choose two more different countries, at least politically. All the media outlets picked up on the Singapore bubble.
I suspect some feathers may have to be smoothed over before we hear anything on China/HK. At least with China, there are good economic reasons to be able to travel...
Will the trans-Tasman bubble be a way to test the process, iron out kinks and afterwards create bubbles with other destinations?
I'm interested in one with HK, and well, Australia is one of 11 destinations that have had discussions with the HK authorities. Obviously there may be politics at...
I've been a lurker for some time and decided to make things official by signing up.
This year has been topsy turvy, though I'm keeping my eye out on a travel bubble with HK - bring it on!
Saying hi for now