With Section 2 effectively underway, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) introduced in the present day (Oct 19) that the utmost group dimension for strolling, biking and kayaking excursions will likely be elevated from 10 to 20 beginning 1 November.
This quantity excludes the tour information.
STB clarified that tour members should nonetheless keep subgroups of 5–the standardised social gathering group restrict.
Whereas members throughout the identical sub group can work together with one another, these from completely different sub teams should keep secure distancing of a minimum of 1 meter and keep away from intermingling.
Journey companies and tour operators will even be allowed to renew on-site operations from 19 October.
To be eligible, companies should submit their manpower particulars through the GoBusiness portal inside two weeks of the date of resumption. This consists of excursions with reside or pre-recorded commentary.
Journey brokers, tour operators and vacationer guides should submit their itineraries and schedules to STB for evaluation.
They might solely organise the proposed excursions after receiving approval from the Ministry of Commerce and Business.
Covid-19 has wrecked havoc on Singapore’s tourism trade. STB introduced final month that the tourism sector can be in for a “lengthy winter”, and restoration might take as much as 5 years.
To save lots of the ailing tourism trade, Singapore has established reciprocal inexperienced lanes with a minimum of 10 international locations, the most recent being Hong Kong.
The federal government has additionally launched a home tourism marketing campaign to stimulate the native tourism greenback, saying the distribution of S$100 tourism vouchers in December.
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