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Tourism Recovery Summary

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Cambodia
Cambodia
Cambodia to launch e-Arrival (CeA) scheme from 1 Jul.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

94%

Mar 2019

633,164

Mar 2024

594,000

Top Travel News

» Cambodia welcomes 2.11 mil int’l tourists from Jan-Apr 2024

» Cambodia and India inaugurate "1st Cambodia-India Tourism Year 2024"

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Indonesia
Indonesia
Immigration services data outage after National Data Center system disruption.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

79%

Mar 2019

1,311,911

Mar 2024

1,041,861

Top Travel News

» Garuda Indonesia Group forecasts carrying 336k pax from 13-18 Jun for Eid Al-Adha

» Tourism Minister requests Transport Minister to increase airlines by mid-2024 to ease high fares

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Laos
Laos
Government is in discussions with Bokeo airport to open affordable Lao Airlines fares between Vientiane and Bokeo.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

72%

Dec 2019

457,579

Dec 2023

329,306

Top Travel News

» 5 mil EUR allocated for preservation of Vat Phou Champassak World Heritage Site, Savannakhet

» National University of Laos (NUOL) has launched its INNO4 Tourism project supported by EU funding

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Malaysia
Malaysia
Malaysia to extend visa exemption of Chinese tourists until end-2026.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

117%

Dec 2019

1,991,068

Dec 2023

2,323,378

Top Travel News

» MAH launches its EHG certification for hotels and resorts

» Removal of diesel subsidy forces Johor travel agents to raise prices for bus transportation by 10%

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Myanmar
Myanmar
Myanmar reportedly sees 520,000 tourist arrivals from Jan-May 2024, +63% YoY.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Jul 2020

Recovery vs 2019

3%

Jul 2019

330,843

Jul 2020

10,575

Top Travel News

» Directorate of Hotels and Tourism Yangon reports over 980 accommodation operating

» Junta chief states that general elections will be held in 2025

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Philippines
Philippines
Tourism accounts for 8.6% of GDP in 2023, up from 6.4% in 2022, employs 6.21 mil workers, 12.9% of total workforce.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Apr 2024

Recovery vs 2019

69%

Apr 2019

662,987

Apr 2024

459,453

Top Travel News

» Muslim-friendly Boracay initiative to launch in Sep; SALAAM, 1st Muslim friendly travel fair, held

» Philippines tightens visa paperwork requirements yet again for Chinese nationals

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Singapore
Singapore
2.4 mil travellers clear Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints from 13-17 Jun, over Eid Al-Adha long weekend.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Apr 2024

Recovery vs 2019

85%

Apr 2019

1,596,724

Apr 2024

1,355,592

Top Travel News

» Beaches in southern waters and East Coast Park mostly cleaned up after oil spill

» SIA reports 3.2 mil pax in May 2024. +14.3% YoY

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Thailand
Thailand
Thailand becomes first country in Southeast Asia, and third in Asia, to recognise same-sex marriage.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Apr 2024

Recovery vs 2019

86%

Apr 2019

3,195,006

Apr 2024

2,757,128

Top Travel News

» CAAT enters agreement with India to increase flight capacity from Nov

» Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia discuss maritime route to push “One Market, Three Destinations” concept

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Vietnam
Vietnam
Putin visits Vietnam, discusses bilateral relations and Vietnam’s potential membership in BRICS.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - May 2024

Recovery vs 2019

104%

May 2019

1,326,668

May 2024

1,383,703

Top Travel News

» VNA cancel 10% of night flights in May 2024 due to lack of consumer demand

» Pacific Airlines to resume domestic flights at end-Jun with 3 leased planes from VNA

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