Ep 208: The Top 8 Travel & Tourism Talking Points in South East Asia in March 2024

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4 Apr 2024 • 31m26s

Well, we’ve completed the first quarter of 2024 – where did that go? March was another frenetic month, with plenty of travel and tourism news, statistics, announcements and pronouncements. So where is South East Asia at exactly 2 years after the region began to reopen after the pandemic?

Gary and Hannah discuss March’s Top 8 talking points, with stop-offs in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines and China. En route, we analyse potential legislative shifts for Marriage Equality and Casino Gaming in Thailand, Singapore’s World’s Best MICE City campaign and Vietnam’s Q1 arrivals surpassing the same 2019 period.

Plus, illegal resort development in a protected area of the Philippines, the launch of AirAsia Cambodia and Bali’s Tourism Tax leakages. And is China this year’s hottest outbound destination for South East Asian travellers?

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