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Travel Impact Summary

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Cambodia
Cambodia
Cambodia welcomes 1.6 mil int’l visitors in Jan-Oct, +991% YoY; 1.2 mil declared “holiday” as purpose of visit, 72% from ASEAN.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

138,176
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+13

7 Day Rolling Ave

14,590,810

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» 10,000 people living in and around the Angkor Wat UNESCO Site to be displaced by year-end

» Royal Academy of Cambodia to develop a tourism website and app

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Indonesia
Indonesia
Multi-entry visa to enter Riau Islands to be trialled from 24 Dec.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

6,686,181
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+3,849

7 Day Rolling Ave

174,119,714

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» Indonesia is on track to create 1.1 mil tourism jobs through strength of domestic tourism

» Occupancy rate at starred hotels grows to 52% in Oct, up 7 pp YoY and 2 pp MoM

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Laos
Laos
Mobile ticketing app for Laos-China Railway finally set to ease ticketing issues from year-end.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

216,988
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+42

7 Day Rolling Ave

-

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» Laos-China Railway’s Lao portion has carried 1.26 mil pax since launching

» Feasibility study into building a cable car and associated activities in Vangvieng district underway

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Malaysia
Malaysia
New Tourism Minister, Tiong King Sing, appointed for Malaysia, hopes to boost the industry via business events.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

5,003,557
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+1,875

7 Day Rolling Ave

27,527,339

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» Tourism Malaysia Secretary-General optimistic about hitting 9.2 mil int’l traveller 2022 target

» Capital A to merge AirAsia carriers with its AirAsia X subsidiary

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Myanmar
Myanmar
Myanmar removes obligatory RDT test on arrival for fully vaccinated travellers from 1 Dec.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

633,341
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+18

7 Day Rolling Ave

-

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» UN Human Rights chief criticises junta for death sentences in closed door trials

» Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reports 144,122 foreign travellers from Apr-Oct 2022, +99% YoY

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Philippines
Philippines
eTravel online system replaces One Health Pass as arrival and health declaration submission platform for inbound travellers.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

4,042,936
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+1,064

7 Day Rolling Ave

73,738,568

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» Boracay introduces 100 PHP travel insurance fee for incoming travellers, faces industry criticism

» CAAP to open Baguio Airport from 16 Dec and Borongan Airport from 19 Dec

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Singapore
Singapore
STB and SACEOS launch the MICE Sustainability Roadmap, aims to develop sustainability standards by 2023.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

2,174,989
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+1,209

7 Day Rolling Ave

5,113,405

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways sign MoU to expand codeshares

» Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons to merge Air India and Vistara by Mar 2024, SIA to take 25.1% stake in group

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Thailand
Thailand
Thailand expected to hit 10 mil arrivals on 10 Dec, celebrations prepared by TAT at every port of entry.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

4,711,528
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+612

7 Day Rolling Ave

-

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» 6.26 billion THB scheme approved to compensate 1.05 mil households affected by flood

» 36 billion THB budget approved for Phase 3 development of Don Mueang Airport

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Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam’s international arrivals from Jan-Nov 2022 reach 2.95 mil, 597k visit in Nov.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open

Cases

11,518,511
Confirmed
Daily Trend
+441

7 Day Rolling Ave

-

Fully Vaccinated

Top Travel News

» VNA report that Tet air tickets for 2023 have increased 23% vs pre-pandemic

» Michelin Guide to launch in Hanoi, HCMC, in 2023

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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.

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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
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