Southeast Asia Winners In Tripadvisor Awards 2022

Tripadvisor have announced the first of its annual community-powered Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2022: the Best of the Best Destinations and there are a number of Southeast Asia destinations making the cut. Main picture Tegenungan Waterfall, bali, Indonesia credit Devon Daniel on Unsplash The Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Destinations Awards honour travellers’ favouriteContinue reading “Southeast Asia Winners In Tripadvisor Awards 2022”

Bali Releases Endangered Indonesian Turtles Into The Sea

[REUTERS] A batch of 40 turtle hatchlings waddled towards the sea in Indonesia on Thursday as part of a release on a beach on the country’s most popular resort island of Bali. Main picture hawksbill Turtle credit Rikard Zerpe on flickr The turtles, of the olive ridley and hawksbill species, were rescued from Bali beachesContinue reading “Bali Releases Endangered Indonesian Turtles Into The Sea”

Quarantine Blow For Bali Tourism

The indonesian island of Bali reopened to foreign tourists on 14th October, however numbers of arrivals have been very low, primarily due to having to spend their first 2 days in an approved quarantine hotel. The new Omictron varient of Covid-19 has however caused a government rethink and just a few days ago increased theContinue reading “Quarantine Blow For Bali Tourism”

Could La Niña Ruin Return Of Tourism In Southeast Asia

A number of experts are predicting that another La Niña will happen over the coming months which could have a significant impact on the weather conditions throughout Southeast Asia, potentially impacting on the number of tourists visiting the region just as borders start to reopen in the region. What Is La Niña La Niña isContinue reading “Could La Niña Ruin Return Of Tourism In Southeast Asia”

Bali Tourism Needs Cut To Quarantine

The tropical paradise of Bali reopened to foreign tourists on 14th October but the Indonesian island has yet to see significant numbers of tourists. Bain picture Balinese sunset credit Artem Beliaikin on Unsplash Travellers are only permitted from a limited number of countries, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and have a recent negative PCRContinue reading “Bali Tourism Needs Cut To Quarantine”

Southeast Asia Waterfalls Named In World’s Most Beautiful List

Four incredible waterfalls in Southeast Asia have been named in Travel+Leisure’s 21 Most Beautiful Waterfalls of the World list. Main picture Ban Gioc Waterfall, Vietnam credit Le Anh Tuan on flickr Kuang Si Falls — Laos Also known as the Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls, this three-tiered waterfall is about 29 kilometers (18 mi) south of Luang Prabang. TheContinue reading “Southeast Asia Waterfalls Named In World’s Most Beautiful List”

Pandemic Impact on Southeast Asia Tourism

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastaing impact on countries throughout the world and tourism, a major contributor to the economy in many countries, has been especially hard-hit. Main picture Langkawi, Malaysia credit R C on Unsplash Next Vacay have published their research into the impact of the pandemic which includes an estimated loss ofContinue reading “Pandemic Impact on Southeast Asia Tourism”

Bali Among Indonesia Winners In World Travel Awards

The Asia category of the 2021 World Travel Awards have been announced and Indonesia resorts and hotels have picked up a number of awards. Main picture InterContinental Bali Resort The awards means that the winners are in line to win the overall World Awards which will be announced later in the year. The winners wereContinue reading “Bali Among Indonesia Winners In World Travel Awards”

Earthquake Hits Bali

Just hours after Bali reopened its borders to foreign tourists a 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit the island, killling at least 3 people and causing damage to buildings. Main picture a man is seen among damaged buildings of a temple after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Bali, in Karangasem, photo taken by Antara Foto/FikriContinue reading “Earthquake Hits Bali”

It’s Time For Bali

On 14th October Bali officially reopened its doors to fully vaccinated foreign tourists from 19 countries. Main picture Bali beach at night credit Timo Wagner on Unsplash All visitors must be fully vaccinated, have a recent negative PCR test and then pass temperature checks and a further PCR test on arrival. Everyone must quarantine inContinue reading “It’s Time For Bali”

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