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Tourism Recovery Summary

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Cambodia
Cambodia
Cambodia launches the Tourism Marketing and Promotion Board.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - May 2024

Recovery vs 2019

111%

May 2019

472,952

May 2024

524,000

Top Travel News

» Angkor Archaeological Park welcomes 522k foreign tourists in H1 2024, +36% YoY

» Cambodia welcomes 2.6 mil int’l tourists in H1 2024, +22% YoY

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Indonesia
Indonesia
5.2 mil int’l tourists visit Indonesia from Jan-May 2024, +24% YoY.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - May 2024

Recovery vs 2019

92%

May 2019

1,249,536

May 2024

1,145,499

Top Travel News

» Work being done to digitise permits and licences to bring “good quality international events”

» Garuda Indonesia and Pelita Air Service to be merged into InJourney

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Laos
Laos
New international Bangkok-Vientiane railway service to begin operations on 19 Jul.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

72%

Dec 2019

457,579

Dec 2023

329,306

Top Travel News

» Trip.com and MICT sign an MoU to promote tourism in Laos

» MICT submit amendments to the Tourism Law to the National Assembly

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Malaysia
Malaysia
Tour bus accident involving Chinese national fatalities triggers intense scrutiny on bus drivers, maintenance.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

117%

Dec 2019

1,991,068

Dec 2023

2,323,378

Top Travel News

» AirAsia to launch 14 new domestic and int’l routes from Sabah

» New QR code system introduced for crossing immigration clearance at Johor-Singapore land border

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Myanmar
Myanmar
Public health requirements for COVID-19 for int’l travellers entering Myanmar to be removed from 3 Jul.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Jul 2020

Recovery vs 2019

3%

Jul 2019

330,843

Jul 2020

10,575

Top Travel News

» Flooding in Kachin state traps thousands in their homes

» Over 900k visitors reported to have visited Mon State from Jan-May 2024

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Philippines
Philippines
Cebu Pacific signs largest aircraft order in Philippine history, 152 A321neo aircraft worth $24 bil USD.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Jun 2024

Recovery vs 2019

71%

Jun 2019

643,780

Jun 2024

459,362

Top Travel News

» President orders review of e-visa system for Indian nationals, considers digital nomad visa

» Gov approvs 35 PHP increase in daily minimum wage for NCR workers, far below hoped-for 150 PHP

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Singapore
Singapore
Sentosa and NTUC Learning Hub sign MoU for upskilling program for 15k tourism workers over 3 years.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - May 2024

Recovery vs 2019

86%

May 2019

1,487,791

May 2024

1,283,077

Top Travel News

» STB puts out tender for 80,000sqm wellness attraction

» MBS prepares F1 package; all-access package at $100k SGD for 4N stay in Paiza Signature Suite

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Thailand
Thailand
Thailand receives over 17.5 million international tourists in H1 2024, +35% YoY and 50% of its 2024 target.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - May 2024

Recovery vs 2019

97%

May 2019

2,726,808

May 2024

2,633,464

Top Travel News

» Southwest monsoon causes flooding in Phuket, affecting 740 households and impacting flights

» PM Thavisin vows to consider lifting the 52-year-old ban on alcohol sales between 2-5pm

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Vietnam
Vietnam
Domestic air pax in H1 2024 declines 19% YoY, attributed to aircraft shortages and high airfares.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Jun 2024

Recovery vs 2019

105%

Jun 2019

1,185,445

Jun 2024

1,249,237

Top Travel News

» HCMC’s tourism revenue reaches ~93 trn VND, +15% YoY

» Hotels reported to be struggling at the 50% mark during weekdays

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