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Coronavirus Travel Impact Dashboard

Latest Travel Industry News and Analysis to Inform Your Decisions

Pear Anderson has been tracking the travel industry impact of COVID-19 on Southeast Asia.

Easy-to-read summary to stay updated of the status of each country. Use this information to stay informed of the opportunities, and know when the right time is to act. Contact us for bespoke reports or information.

Who this is for

  • National and regional tourism boards who need regular updates on source markets
  • Travel agents to understand likely outbound tourism destinations
  • Tour operators, attractions & hotels who want to know what’s going on, and when to start marketing for inbound tourism
  • Tourism professionals looking for a comprehensive summary of how COVID-19 is affecting the industry in Southeast Asia

Travel Impact Summary

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Cambodia
Cambodia
International visitors from Jan-Nov fall 78.2% YoY.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

448
Confirmed
0
Deaths
56

Active

+2

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Expects 500,000 international tourists in 2021

» China donates 1 million Sinopharm vaccines

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Indonesia
Indonesia
Indonesia rolls out vaccination drive on 13 Jan, Jokowi receives first shot.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

927,380
Confirmed
26,590
Deaths
146,842

Active

+8,992

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Temporary ban on international travellers extended until 25 Jan

» Airlines permitted to fly at 100% capacity once more, until at least 25 Jan

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Laos
Laos
Lao Thiao Lao tourism campaign benefiting domestic tourism in several provinces.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

41
Confirmed
0
Deaths
0

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Phu Bia Mountain will be developed as a sustainable tourist attraction

» Vangvieng to speed up development of facilities for tourists

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Malaysia
Malaysia
Malaysia locks down economy once more under strictest measures until 26 Jan, declares state of emergency.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

165,371
Confirmed
619
Deaths
39,464

Active

+2,861

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» MAH expects RM300 million in lost revenue for every 2 weeks of MCO

» Tourism industry calls for fiscal support

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Myanmar
Myanmar
1,000 of Myanmar’s hotels have been temporarily shut, causing 30,000 staff to become unemployed.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

135,243
Confirmed
2,986
Deaths
13,600

Active

+373

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» China promises Myanmar 300,000 doses of vaccine

» Day flights between Yangon and Ngapali being negotiated

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Philippines
Philippines
2020 international arrivals just 1.3 mil in 2020, dropping 83.97% YoY.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

504,084
Confirmed
9,978
Deaths
27,857

Active

+1,488

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Vaccine deal signed with Sinovac, further procurement from AstraZeneca

» Inbound travel restrictions extended for 35 countries until 31 Jan

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Singapore
Singapore
Singapore Airlines raise $500 mil USD through USD bond issue, see capacity growing to 25% of pre-COVID levels by Mar.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

59,157
Confirmed
29
Deaths
234

Active

+20

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» All returning Singaporeans will need to take an RT-PCR test on arrival from 24 Jan

» 6,200 people have received the first dose of vaccination so far

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Thailand
Thailand
Just 20% of the Association of Domestic Travel’s members are currently operating.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

12,653
Confirmed
71
Deaths
2,961

Active

+195

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Tourism Minister looks at new Hotel Quarantine program

» Nok Air has liquidity for next 6 months only, may have to implement no-pay leave

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Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietjet raises $28 million USD bonds, looks at buying new aircraft in 2021.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

1,540
Confirmed
35
Deaths
103

Active

+1

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» 2020 outbound tourists declines by 90%, total tourism income by nearly 60% YoY

» 338 outbound travel agents applied to revoke their business licences in 2020

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