Inconsistent vaccine approval delays tourism restart in Malaysia and globally

The failure of countries to agree on a common list of approved vaccines is a concern to many tourism stakeholders. — LOW LAY PHON/The Star

Approved vaccine inconsistency could seriously delay the restart of tourism, said the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

The warning from the global tourism body came following concerns that tourists are being turned away at the borders because countries don’t have a common list of internationally recognised and approved Covid-19 vaccines.

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