Covid Pandemic

Malaysia shortens quarantine period for vaccine boosted travellers

Travellers to Malaysia who have received booster shots are now only required to undergo a five-day quarantine upon arrival, effective 24 January. Travellers with booster shots would need to undergo a Covid-19 PCR test two days prior to travelling, on the arrival day and on the fourth day of quarantine; or use a Rapid Test Kit (RTK) on the fifth day supervised by health officers. Travellers will be...

Englishmen in New York ready for bounce back

Paul Colston spoke to London-based etc.venues chief operating officer Nick Hoare, who explains how the company survived the pandemic and is positioning itself for growth again: Remind us of how etc.venues kept true to the 601 Lexington Avenue project in New York to bring it online last June. How did Covid affect the investment and timescale? The short answer is Covid did :not affect the investment...

VOK DAMS gives 3G welcome to German revision of Covid-19 regulations

International communications agency VOK DAMS has welcomed the positive developments for events and live marketing in Germany, where revised and less stringent Covid-19 protection regulations of the federal states were put in place. North Rhine-Westphalia and Baden-Württemberg saw the 3G rule replace the infection rate level setup. Events are possible without participant limit, as long as all parti...