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Tourism Recovery Summary

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Cambodia
Cambodia
Cambodia registers 22 mil tourists from 13-16 Apr for the Khmer New Year: 21.7 mil domestic, 110k int’l tourists.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Jan 2024

Recovery vs 2019

83%

Jan 2019

647,206

Jan 2024

540,023

Top Travel News

» Plan to build $1.7 bil USD canal from Phnom Penh to the sea remains, despite controversy

» Entertainment venues in protected areas in Siem Reap to be permitted to collect tourist service fees

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Indonesia
Indonesia
Mount Ruang Volcano erupts 5X; Manado Airport closed.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Feb 2024

Recovery vs 2019

83%

Feb 2019

1,243,996

Feb 2024

1,036,037

Top Travel News

» Citilink-Pelita Air merger may be completed by Oct

» Garuda Indonesia Group carries 80k pax on 531 flights, during peak Eid return flow on 14 Apr

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Laos
Laos
Laos-China Railway marks 1st anniversary of cross-border trips, carries 700k pax.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

72%

Dec 2019

457,579

Dec 2023

329,306

Top Travel News

» Hong Kong Airlines set to start flights from Hong Kong to Vientiane from 27 Apr

» Laos-China Railways to add new pair of int’l tourism trains from Xishuangbanna to Luang Prabang

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Malaysia
Malaysia
Mt Ruang eruption triggers flight cancellations between West and East Malaysia, impacting thousands of passengers.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

117%

Dec 2019

1,991,068

Dec 2023

2,323,378

Top Travel News

» Sarawak welcomes 1.2 mil visitors to the state in Q1 2024, generates RM3 bil revenue

» Batik Air suspends its flights to Istanbul

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Myanmar
Myanmar
China calls on all parties to “avoid any escalation of the situation”; holds air defense and live drills near border.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Jul 2020

Recovery vs 2019

3%

Jul 2019

330,843

Jul 2020

10,575

Top Travel News

» Sources in the know dispute claim Aung San Suu Kyi moved to house arrest

» MAI to increase flight frequency on Yangon-Dubai route

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Philippines
Philippines
Philippines generates 322 sales leads and projected revenue of 489 mil PHP during ITB Berlin 2024, +50% YoY.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Feb 2024

Recovery vs 2019

76%

Feb 2019

766,865

Feb 2024

582,332

Top Travel News

» DOT awards 15 LGUs in inaugural Tourism Champions Challenge

» Panglao Gov’t closes resort at Alona Beach for operating without business permit

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Singapore
Singapore
PM Lee Hsien Loong to step down as Prime Minister, Lawrence Wong to take the reins from 15 May.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

95%

Mar 2019

1,564,664

Mar 2024

1,480,000

Top Travel News

» Singapore welcomes 1.5 mil tourists in Mar 2023, 95% of 2019 levels

» Economy grows 2.7% YoY in Q1 2024 due to recovery in tourism sector

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Thailand
Thailand
Transport Ministry reports 15 mil domestic trips during Songkran from 11-16 Apr, +8% YoY.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Feb 2024

Recovery vs 2019

93%

Feb 2019

3,603,654

Feb 2024

3,352,302

Top Travel News

» Thailand welcomes 10.7 mil int’l arrivals as of 14 Apr, +140% YoY

» UTCC expects 140-200 billion THB to circulate in Thailand during Songkran

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Vietnam
Vietnam
Domestic airlines to add 100k-110k seats daily over the Reunification Day/ Labour Day 5-day holiday.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

113%

Mar 2019

1,410,187

Mar 2024

1,599,074

Top Travel News

» Vietravel Airlines records first profitable quarter in Q1 2024 since operations started in 2021

» HCMC to offer 70 electric vehicle services for tourists in selected districts

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