Thailand Protests and the Return of Tourists

Anti-government protests have continued in Bangkok but have not prevented the first tourists from entering the country. The Return of Tourists Tuesday 20th October is the date that will be remembered for the return of foreign tourists to Thailand. As initially reported in our Thailand Tourism Update on 18th September and added to in theContinue reading “Thailand Protests and the Return of Tourists”

October South East Asia Flight Tracker

We have previously published the best flight prices for a number of UK to South East Asia Routes in our July and August Flight Monitor series of posts and our September Flight Tracker. We also featured South East Asia airlines, the effect that COVID-19 has had on them and their plans for the future inContinue reading “October South East Asia Flight Tracker”

50 Not Out

No this is not a post on cricket (50 not out is a cricket term), instead it is a celebration of reaching 50 posts since we launched in July. Here we look back at some of our, and your, favourite posts as we head towards our next 50. Where It All Began The very firstContinue reading “50 Not Out”

South East Asia Travel Update

6th October 2020 We have scoured the internet, consulted with our sources and read press releases to find the latest tourism news from South East Asia. We recently published tourism updates for Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand which all have more detail on the current situation in each of those countries. We also regularly update ourContinue reading “South East Asia Travel Update”

Grand Palace Bangkok Gallery

The Grand Palace in Bangkok is a must see for all visitors It’s busy and it’s hot but the incredible temples, statues and artwork make the trip more than worthwhile. Here are some of our favorite pictures of the Grand Palace. Advertising and affiliate links help to support this site. We never tailor content toContinue reading “Grand Palace Bangkok Gallery”

South East Asia Flights

We recently published an update on South East Asia Airlines and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on them. We also shared a post looking at the latest flight price trends to the region (mostly downwards). In this post we will look at some of the top routes in South East Asia and the effectsContinue reading “South East Asia Flights”

South East Asia Flight Tracker

We have previously published the best flight prices for a number of UK to South East Asia Routes in our July and August Flight Monitor series of posts. We also featured South East Asia airlines, the effect that COVID-19 has had on them and their plans for the future in our post South East AsiaContinue reading “South East Asia Flight Tracker”

Thailand Tourism Update

In 2019 tourism contributed around 20% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Bangkok is the world’s second most visited city. This year Thailand was predicting record numbers of tourists, 40 million of them. I was one of those back in February before COVID shut the world down. Now some estimates predict just 8 millionContinue reading “Thailand Tourism Update”

South East Asia Airlines and Covid

The pandemic has hit all airlines hard, many already had financial issues pre-COVID-19 and the pandemic has made things even worse. In this article we look at the current situation in relation to the biggest airlines based in South East Asia. Follow the link to jump to a specific airline. We have details for AirAsiaContinue reading “South East Asia Airlines and Covid”

August in Review

We have had a busy month here at Flyingdog towers (well sat in my conservatory as I work from home). Most popular blog posts included the Best Beaches in Thailand and Best Beaches in Vietnam, My Favoritite Things to Do in Bangkok, our updated statistics on COVID-19 in South East Asia and Don and Vik’sContinue reading “August in Review”