January 2022: In Review

January 2022: In Review
Blog Published on 2 Feb 2022

We kickstarted 2022 by producing 5 new podcasts - including our annual 2-part travel wish list show for South East Asia, and a regional round-up ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. We also interviewed Lombok-based travel filmmaker Josh Edwards.

Click the links below to listen to our January 2022 shows - listed in ranking order:

  1. Ep 115: 2022: The Current State of Travel & Tourism in South East Asia
  2. Ep 116: 22 For 2022: A Wishlist for Travel & Tourism in ASEAN - Part I
  3. Ep 118: 22 for 2022: A Wishlist for Travel & Tourism in ASEAN - Part II
  4. Ep 117: Producing Travel Shows in Lombok, with Josh Edwards
  5. Ep 119: Is South East Asia Ready to Reboot Travel in the Year of the Tiger?

Here are our top 4 January podcast stats:

  • The show was downloaded in 57 countries during the month.
  • January brought our 2nd biggest monthly audience, slightly behind November 2021.
  • Top 10 listener markets were: UK, US, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada & Brazil.
  • 46.1% of listeners tuned in via Apple Podcasts, 15.8% on Spotify, 7.2% on Google Podcasts, 4.0% Podcast Addict & 2.38% on Pocket Casts.
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