Traveller Covid testing requirements are finally gone - so can South East Asia now build momentum for a sustainable tourism recovery?
May was a positive month across the region, but the landscape is still evolving. Travel volumes and outlook optimism vary throughout South East Asia. Familiar destinations are leading the return of tourism, while bookings are slower elsewhere.
This week, Gary and Hannah recap the key developments during May, and look forward to the second half of 2022. What opportunities and challenges lie up ahead, and how will a phased reopening in Japan and eased travel restrictions in South Korea influence the recovery? Plus, the latest on China’s ongoing travel lockout.y?
Plus, the latest on China’s ongoing travel lockout.