The South East Asia Travel Show

South East Asia Prepares for an Uplifting Holiday Season

October 28, 2022

South East Asia is eagerly anticipating a strong end-of-year holiday season, which is nearing fast. We’ve already completed 10 months of 2022 – and October was another busy period for new travel policies, announcements and developments. This week, Gary and Hannah round up the latest travel and tourism talking points across the region. En route, we discuss a new Hotel Industry Transformation Roadmap in Singapore, a debut South Asian flight route in Vietnam, and media controversy around flight prices during Malaysia's upcoming general election. Plus, Indonesia turns from high-quality tourists to high-quality residents, the Philippines drops its indoor mask mandate and Cambodia opens a new expressway between two key tourist destinations. And, which ASEAN country is Thailand's top visitor source market in 2022?