Southeast Asia Dominates World’s Friendliest Countries List

Rough Guides have been one of the most popular series of travel guides for a number of decades and recently published their 2021 top 10 list of the World’s Friendliest Countries which features six Southeast Asia destinations. The list was compiled following a request for Twitter and Facebook followers of the guides to nominate theContinue reading “Southeast Asia Dominates World’s Friendliest Countries List”

Tourism Return To More Areas Of Thailand

A Thai government spokesman has confirmed that a further five areas of the country will reopen to fully vaccinated, foreign tourists, from 1st November. Main picture Tuk Tuk’s in Bangkok, Thailand credit Chris Arthur Collins on Unsplash The areas being added to Phuket, Koh Samui (and neighbouring islands), and areas of Krabi and Phang-Nga areContinue reading “Tourism Return To More Areas Of Thailand”

2021 Best Southeast Asia Islands

The World’s Best Awards are compiled each year by Travel+Leisure who ask readers their travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more.  Main picture El Nido, Palawan, Philippines Readers rated islands according to their activities and sights, natural attractions and beaches, food, friendliness,Continue reading “2021 Best Southeast Asia Islands”

Southeast Asia Tourism Situation

In March 2020 international borders throughout Southeast Asia closed to travellers apart from in exceptional circumstances. Main picture Phuket sea scene in Thailand credit Jeff on flickr Over the last few months options to travel in the area have started to increase but most countries remain closed to the majority of people. There are increasingContinue reading “Southeast Asia Tourism Situation”

Philippines Gets Ready For Return Of Tourists

As the world waits for international travel borders to reopen, the Philippines is preparing a warm welcome for tourists. The Philippines Department of Tourism (DOT) has been continuously developing its destinations for local and international travellers. This September, it launched its ‘More Fun Awaits’ campaign with new tourism products and packages to try, each offering their ownContinue reading “Philippines Gets Ready For Return Of Tourists”

Philippines Coral Reef Clean Up

[REUTERS] Divers in the Philippines pulled plastic bags, drinks bottles and fishing nets from a coral reef on Saturday, joining an annual cleanup that aims to highlight the impact of garbage on the world’s oceans. Main picture diving instructor Carmela Sevilla picks up plastic trash while a sea turtle is seen on the foreground duringContinue reading “Philippines Coral Reef Clean Up”

Southeast Asia Twitter Review 12th September

A busy week that has seen Thailand planning to reopen many more destinations next month to international tourists, Vietnam announcing Sandbox plans and increasing confidence that Cambodia will also be able to welcome back foreign visitors soon. Main picture Kelimutu, Indonesia, credit NeilsPhotography on flickr Cambodia A different location in Cambodia to start of withContinue reading “Southeast Asia Twitter Review 12th September”

Asian Airline Files For Bankruptcy

Troubled Southeast Asia flag carrier Philippine Airlines has filed for bankruptcy as it battles more than $2 billion of debts. Main picture Philippines Airlines aircraft credit Kentaro IEMOTO on flickr The airline has filed for Chapter 11 restructuring in the USA as well as also filing in the Philippines. “The Chapter 11 restructuring now givesContinue reading “Asian Airline Files For Bankruptcy”

Southeast Asia Twitter Review 5th September

Sit back, relax and enjoy some incredible sights and sounds from Southeast Asia Main picture Sabah, Malaysia, credit Joel Brunner on Unsplash Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Philippines Thailand Advertising and affiliate links help to support this site. We only partner with organisations who we believe provide a good service or product. Thank you.

Thailand Tourism Plans Given Vaccine Booster

Thailand has been working hard to ensure that its all important travel and tourism industry can restart as soon as possible. Main picture Nha Trang, Thailand credit Alexsandr Zykov on flickr The pilot Phuket Sandbox launched on 1st July and was seen by many in the region, and throughout the world, as a test caseContinue reading “Thailand Tourism Plans Given Vaccine Booster”

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