These 7 Countries Have The Potential To Become Major Tourist Destinations In A Post-COVID world
While we’ve finally approached Phase 2, we are still advised by the government to defer all non-essential travel abroad. Despite this, our hunger for future travel has never been stronger!
CheapTickets.sg has rounded up 7 countries that have the potential to become major tourist destinations to visit post-pandemic:
1. New Zealand
Praised for “squashing” the curve, New Zealand has earned a spot on the list of countries that might be frequently visited by tourists post-COVID. From the exquisite mountain ranges to its breathtaking coastlines, New Zealand is filled with incredible scenery!
If it’s your first trip down to the sacred land of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films, to start you off with your planning, we’ve listed 10 things you absolutely must do when you get there.
When it’s safe to travel again, Taiwan will be one of the first best places that travellers will visit! When Taiwan comes to mind, we all think of its amazing street food, the famous landmark - Taipei 101, Sun Moon Lake, and of course their highly raved bubble tea stores.
If you are planning to visit Taiwan’s largest Lake, Sun Moon Lake, do make a stop at Shuishe Pier! The Shuishe Pier is a hidden gem that not many people might know and it’s the perfect place to enjoy the view of the lake. It is also filled with resorts, eateries and travel-related activities.
#CTSGtip: If you are a foodie, then read our guide on the Top 10 must-try Taiwanese food dishes for your next trip to Taipei.
3. South Korea
Korean dramas have been keeping some of us company through the self-isolation period. If you can personally relate to that, then travelling to South Korea to visit the attractive film locations and relive your favourite scenes will be on your list.
Hitting the shops of Myeongdong Market, stepping back into history at the Gyeongbokgung Palace and visiting the historical icon of Bukchon Hanok Village are also worth the trip.
#CTSGtip: Are you a fan of Crash Landing On You? Find out where they shot the iconic scene of where Yoon Se-ri crash landed into Ri Jeong Hyeok's life in the North-Korea Demilitarized zone.
Are you dreaming of visiting the photogenic blue dome churches in Santorini to partying until dawn in Mykonos? Well, you can make this dream a reality!
Greece plans to help revive its tourism industry as well as the economy by temporarily reducing value-added taxes (VAT) on mode of transportation from 24% to 13%, so as to make travel to and within Greece cheaper
Being one of the world’s least affected countries by the Coronavirus, Georgia deserves a pat on the back. Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is a perfect destination for culture, gastronomy, diversity as well as architecture. Other than boutique hotels, the city has also a huge variety of tourist accommodations that can offer greater personalised safety.
#CTSGtip: Find out how big hotel groups are stepping up their hygiene protocols to assure the safety of your future stay with them!
With approximately more than 7,000 islands to choose from, the Philippines has something to offer for even the most picky of travellers. Those intending to relax on the sandy shores and in need of vitamin sea should head to Visaya, the nation’s central archipelago, where islands such as Palawan and Boracay offer some of the Philippines' exquisite white sand beaches.
The chaos pandemic has changed how we see the world when we're stuck at home and it has made us yearn to travel. If you haven’t already added visiting Iceland into your list, here’s a reminder to.
The Northern Lights have been one of the main reasons why Iceland draws a large number of tourists annually. It is definitely worth braving the cold for this one as you get the opportunity to witness the rare abundance of beauty the Earth naturally provides.
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