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Cambodia
Cambodia
AirAsia Cambodia plans to launch int’l routes to China, India, Singapore and Vietnam.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

94%

Mar 2019

633,164

Mar 2024

594,000

Top Travel News

» Cambodia to collaborate with Huawei on digital tourism initiatives

» PM states that Cambodia has informed Mekong River Commission on new canal, not obligated to share more

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Indonesia
Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia prepares 14 aircraft to serve 109k pilgrims during the 2024 Hajj season.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Feb 2024

Recovery vs 2019

83%

Feb 2019

1,243,996

Feb 2024

1,036,037

Top Travel News

» Indonesia welcomes 3 mil int’l arrivals in Q1 2024, +25% YoY

» Greater Jakarta LRT serves 10 mil passengers since its launch in Aug 2023

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Laos
Laos
Water shortages, overloaded electricity grids experienced due to high temperatures.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

72%

Dec 2019

457,579

Dec 2023

329,306

Top Travel News

» Training course for tour guides to be held in Vientiane from 6 May-19 Jul

» 5* Landmark Hotel to be built in Oudomxay province

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Malaysia
Malaysia
China extends 15-day visa-free access to Malaysians until end-2025.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023

Recovery vs 2019

117%

Dec 2019

1,991,068

Dec 2023

2,323,378

Top Travel News

» MAG confirm it will be part of Subang Airport’s resumption of narrowbody jets, Scoot interested

» MAVCOM records 22.6 mil air pax in Q1 2024, +16% YoY, 86% of pre-pandemic levels

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Myanmar
Myanmar
Junta eases restrictions on men applying to work abroad – but not for those aged 23-31 years old.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Jul 2020

Recovery vs 2019

3%

Jul 2019

330,843

Jul 2020

10,575

Top Travel News

» Chinese delegation of 41 travel agents, tourism departments and media arrive for fam trip

» UN states 3 mil people have been displaced in Myanmar

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Philippines
Philippines
DFA enforces stricter tourist visa rules for Chinese nationals to prevent POGO syndicates.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

71%

Mar 2019

714,309

Mar 2024

506,000

Top Travel News

» Philippines to host 1st UN gastronomy tourism forum for APAC region in Jun

» NAIA to be turned over to private consortium by 14 Sep

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Singapore
Singapore
Singapore launches 2040 tourism vision, raises 2024 int’l arrivals and revenue forecast on strong performance.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

95%

Mar 2019

1,564,664

Mar 2024

1,480,000

Top Travel News

» Singapore receives 5.7 mil int’l visitors from Jan-Apr 2024

» SIA Group signs agreement with Neste to purchase 1,000 tonnes of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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Thailand
Thailand
Cabinet approves extension of 30-day visa exemption for Indian and Taiwanese tourists for 6 months until 11 Nov.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Mar 2024

Recovery vs 2019

86%

Mar 2019

3,473,088

Mar 2024

2,983,000

Top Travel News

» Thailand welcomes 12 mil int’l tourists YTD as of 30 Apr, +143% YoY

» Thailand welcomes 1st batch of foreigners under the 90-day Non-Immigrant ED Visa to learn Muay Thai

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Vietnam
Vietnam
VNAT cautions high domestic airfares causing tourists to travel by land; Noi Bai Intl Airport pax -18% YoY, HCMC -8% YoY.

Intl Arrivals
Jan 2019 - Apr 2024

Recovery vs 2019

106%

Apr 2019

1,468,766

Apr 2024

1,556,000

Top Travel News

» Vietjet targets 27 mil pax, 25% dividend payout for 2024

» Danang welcomes 42 domestic and int’l MICE groups with 12.6k tourists from Jan-Apr 2024

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