Ep 170: The Top 10 Travel & Tourism Talking Points in South East Asia in March 2023

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22 Mar 2023 • 36m56s

With travel and tourism activity continuing to ramp up across South East Asia, Gary and Hannah tackle the top news stories and talking points in March. The journey takes us to Vietnam, Bali (Indonesia), Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos … and Switzerland!

En route, we discuss mobile rail ticketing in Laos, bad tourist behaviour shaming in Bali, free tourism experiences in Singapore and an interesting legal case in Malaysia addressing the constitutional right (or otherwise) to travel overseas.

Plus, we crunch the numbers of Vietnam’s latest visitor arrival forecasts and talk transport infrastructure investment in the Philippines.

And, we look back at last weekend’s MATTA Fair, Malaysia’s largest consumer travel show, and discuss South East Asian representation at ITB Berlin.

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