News: Safety

Australia and New Zealand withdraw from 2021 Rugby League World Cup over COVID concerns

Australia and New Zealand have pulled out of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup scheduled to commence on 23rd October in the United Kingdom, citing COVID safety concerns for players and…

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Jul 22, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport /


International sport environment bodies call for global health protocols for venue operations

A group of leading sport-oriented non-governmental organisation (NGOs) have joined with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) to launch a campaign calling for…

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Jul 17, 2021 Environment / Safety / Sport / Venues /


International guests return to Anantara Resorts in Thailand’s Koh Samui and Koh Phangan

After 18 months of border closures and with Thailand’s islands of Koh Samui and Koh Phangan all set to reopen to international travellers, Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort, Anantara…

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Jul 16, 2021 Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


WTTC highlights need for international recognition of all approved COVID-19 vaccines

With tourists being blocked at borders, the World Travel and Tourism Council has warned that the restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide reciprocal…

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Jul 16, 2021 Safety / Tourism /


WTTC and It’s a Penalty partner to raise awareness of human trafficking and exploitation

The World Travel and Tourism Council has partnered with It’s a Penalty to raise awareness on human trafficking and to advance the fight to put an end to this global crime. Since…

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Jul 14, 2021 Education / Safety / Sport / Tourism /


South Korean Government bans high tempo music in Seoul gyms

Gyms in South Korea's capital Seoul and its surrounding region have been that they should not play music with a tempo higher than 120 beats per minute (BPM), in order to limit the…

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Jul 14, 2021 Fitness / Government / Safety / Wellness /


Vaccine Passport could be on Phones by December

COVID-19 vaccines could be administered at leading retail locations under a suggestion raised at talks between the Federal Government and business leaders. With the Federal Government…

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Jul 13, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Safety / Tourism / Wellness /


Koh Samui tests hybrid approach for returning International tourists

With an island-focused international travel reopening plan set to roll out in Thailand’s Koh Samui on 15th July, the 'Samui Plus sealed-route' will test the water with a…

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Jul 12, 2021 Safety / Tourism /



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