Surging Global Interest for SEA Travel Podcasts in October

Surging Global Interest for SEA Travel Podcasts in October
Blog Published on 15 Nov 2021

Interest in South East Asia travel and tourism is surging as borders start to reopen - and more listeners than ever are downloading our podcasts.

In October 2021, The South East Asia Travel Show published 6 new podcasts, and we reached listeners in 55 countries worldwide.

The top 10 listener markets were: Australia, US, UK, Canada, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and India.

Four European nations, Belgium, Italy, Germany and Greece, appeared between 10th-20th on the list, along with Japan, New Zealand, UAE, Hong Kong, Philippines and Cambodia.

During the month, 38% of listeners logged onto Apple Podcasts, 16% on Spotify, 5% on Podcast Addict, 4% on Pocket Casts and 3% on Castbox. In addition, 10 other pod platforms were used to catch the show.

Many thanks to everyone who listened in over the past month - from Brazil to Morocco and Poland to South Africa.

September and October 2021 were the top 2 months for downloads since we officially launched in January 2020 … and we’ve got some exciting new episodes before the year ends!


Check out the 6 episodes we produced in October 2021 by clicking the links below:

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