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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
The travel trade continues to call on the government to lift the $3,000 USD deposit and re-open all businesses.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

141
Confirmed
0
Deaths
141

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» More than 3,000 tourism businesses have closed and 45,045 workers have lost their jobs

» Angkor Archaeological Park saw a decrease in entrance tickets of 67.54% for H1 2020 YoY

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Indonesia
Indonesia
Lion Air cuts 2,600 workers; death toll reaching daily highs.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

68,079
Confirmed
0
Deaths
68,079

Active

+1,187

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» May’s arrival numbers to Indonesia were just 163,646, a decrease of 86.9% YoY

» Bali plans to re-open to domestic tourists from 31 Jul

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Laos
Laos
A new tourism promotional campaign, “Lao visit Laos”, is rolled out to the domestic market.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

19
Confirmed
0
Deaths
19

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Tourist numbers dropped by 17% YoY from Jan-May

» Further relaxation of lockdown restrictions, with sports competitions, casinos reopened

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Malaysia
Malaysia
Airlines urged to bring down airfares to encourage domestic tourism.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

8,677
Confirmed
0
Deaths
8,677

Active

+4

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Sabah plans to open the state to the intl market by 1 Sep

» Malaysia’s domestic tourism is expected to expand by 30% over the next 6-12 months

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Myanmar
Myanmar
Myanmar has extended its ban on incoming flights and visa issuances until 31 Jul.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

317
Confirmed
0
Deaths
317

Active

+1

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» 800 hotels across 12 states and regions have reopened

» Myanmar General Election date set for 8 Nov

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Philippines
Philippines
Enhanced Community Quarantine, General Community Quarantine extended in Cebu and Manila until 15 Jul.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

50,359
Confirmed
0
Deaths
50,359

Active

+1,706

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» DOT looking to reopen 3 Palawan tourist destinations, incl. El Nido, Coron and San Vicente

» The “Philippine Travel Survey” saw 77% of respondents willing to travel domestically

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Singapore
Singapore
Hotels for leisure stays and tour operators allowed to reopen.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

45,298
Confirmed
0
Deaths
45,298

Active

+127

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Singapore’s May 2019 arrivals was just 880 pax

» Travel Intent Survey shows 54% of Singaporeans planning to travel as soon as restrictions lifted

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Thailand
Thailand
Travel bubble plans for leisure tourists could be postponed after second waves in potential partner countries.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

3,197
Confirmed
0
Deaths
3,197

Active

+2

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» From 1 Jul, the ban on incoming flights is lifted for certain categories of travellers

» 82.9% of Thais agree with a travel bubble scheme starting with limited entry

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Vietnam
Vietnam
The Transport Ministry is considering reopening international flight routes.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

369
Confirmed
0
Deaths
369

Active

+3

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» The number of foreign arrivals to Vietnam in June was down 99.3% YoY

» More than 78% of Vietnam News readers agree that borders should reopen gradually in 2020

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