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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
1.1 million tourists travelled in Cambodia over the 16-18 Sep public holidays.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

275
Confirmed
0
Deaths
1

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Cambodia Angkor Air resumed regular flights on 15 Sep

» STR data showed highest hotel occupancy levels in w/c 22 Aug since beginning Mar

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Indonesia
Indonesia
13 million tourism workers are unemployed in Indonesia.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

257,388
Confirmed
9,977
Deaths
59,453

Active

+3,340

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» $6.7 million USD allocated for 3* hotels to become centres for mild and asymptomatic patients

» Garuda Indonesia’s Jan-Jul pax numbers have dropped 54.4% YoY

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Laos
Laos
The Lao Thiao Laos domestic travel campaign has been launched.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

23
Confirmed
0
Deaths
1

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» The first train station along the Laos – China railway has been completed

» Hotel occupancy levels are trending slowly upwards

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Malaysia
Malaysia
The Malaysian PM has announced he is in no rush to reopen borders.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

10,505
Confirmed
133
Deaths
770

Active

+68

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Medical tourism forecast downgraded to RM800 million from RM2 billion for 2021

» Malaysia Airlines is expected to reach 50% capacity by Dec, with 150 flights per day

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Myanmar
Myanmar
Myanmar will not postpone its 8 Nov general election despite the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

7,827
Confirmed
133
Deaths
5,609

Active

+513

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Daily case number high of 642 on 20 Sep

» Travel businesses are asking the government for more tax relief for the remainder of 2020

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Philippines
Philippines
The Baguio-Ilocos travel corridor, set to open on 22 Sep, has been postponed.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Restricted
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

294,591
Confirmed
5,091
Deaths
58,127

Active

+2,226

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» International arrivals from Jan-Aug fell by 76.3% YoY

» Cebu Pacific have refunded 2.4 billion PHP, around 50% of total requests

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Singapore
Singapore
Mechanism for $100 SGD SingapoRediscovers Vouchers released; trade hopeful for its impact.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

57,639
Confirmed
27
Deaths
321

Active

+16

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Tourist attractions can double their capacity to 50% from 18 Sep

» Singapore Airlines Group reported a drop of -98.6% YoY pax in Aug

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Thailand
Thailand
Special Tourist Visa, allowing international arrivals, to go ahead from Oct with strict limitations.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Restricted

Cases

3,516
Confirmed
59
Deaths
104

Active

+2

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» One million hotel workers in Thailand have been made redundant

» 3,000 THB handout to 10 million people approved by the government to stimulate spend

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Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam Airlines’ first international commercial flight in 6 months flew from Hanoi to Tokyo on 19 Sep.

Travel Status

Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial

Cases

1,069
Confirmed
35
Deaths
43

Active

+0

5 Day Rolling Ave

Top Travel News

» Halong Bay tickets will be sold at 50% off until year-end

» Vietjet and Bamboo Airways planning more international routes by the end Sep

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