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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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Quick Links • Cambodia • Indonesia • Laos • Malaysia • Myanmar • Philippines • Singapore • Thailand • Vietnam
Cambodia
Cambodia
Siem Reap will be ASEAN’s City of Culture in 2021/ 2022.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

287
Confirmed
0
Deaths
4

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Severe flooding kills 36 people

» Cambodia predicts visitors to Angkor Archaeological Park will increase in 2021

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Indonesia
Indonesia
Indonesia and Japan strike deal to open travel corridor for essential business travel, date TBA.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

389,712
Confirmed
13,299
Deaths
62,649

Active

+3,321

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Passenger service charges eliminated from 13 airports for domestic flights from 23 Oct-31 Dec

» Gov. warns the upcoming long weekend 28 Oct-1 Nov may cause a spike in cases of up to 118%

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Laos
Laos
Laos set to start fast-track immigration with China next week.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

24
Confirmed
0
Deaths
2

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Luang Prabang upgrading visitor facilities at attractions

» The That Luang Festival in Vientiane will be smaller this year

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Malaysia
Malaysia
No national state of emergency to be imposed on Malaysia, but KL's CMCO extended to 9 Nov.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

26,565
Confirmed
229
Deaths
9,202

Active

+722

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» AirAsia receives RM300 million loan from Sabah Development Bank

» Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) wins 46 new bids during Q3

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Myanmar
Myanmar
Myanmar’s deaths cross the 1,000 mark, cases surpass 40,000.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

44,774
Confirmed
1,095
Deaths
18,759

Active

+1,016

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Safety certificates will be issued to hotels, restaurants and tourism destinations

» Ministry of Hotels and Tourism is planning more digital campaigns for 2021

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Philippines
Philippines
PTAA continues to call for airlines to refund 315.55 million PHP to its travel agent members.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

370,028
Confirmed
6,977
Deaths
35,015

Active

+1,557

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Just 95 Filipinos left the country on the first day non-essential outbound travel permitted

» Hotels in GCQ and MGCQ areas now able to operate at 100% capacity

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Singapore
Singapore
Singapore and Germany agree Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) for essential business and official travel.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

57,970
Confirmed
28
Deaths
84

Active

+7

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Walking, cycling and kayaking tours to accommodate 20 people from 1 Nov

» Singapore Airlines to resume flights to New York JFK from 9 Nov

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Thailand
Thailand
39 Chinese visitors arrive into Thailand under the STV on 20 Oct, all COVID-free.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

3,736
Confirmed
59
Deaths
147

Active

+3

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» International arrivals from Jan-Sep drops 77.3% YoY, revenue dropped 77% YoY

» BoT estimates 2020 tourism related income has fallen by 1.6 trillion THB, ~10% of GDP

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Vietnam
Vietnam
Agreement with Japan for short-term business travel from 1 Nov.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

1,168
Confirmed
35
Deaths
76

Active

+5

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Bamboo Airways resumes international flights from Hanoi to Taiwan on 20 Oct

» Traveloka says Vietnam domestic bookings are returning to pre-pandemic levels

Latest news & detailed analysis ➔

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