More International Direct Flights To Hua Hin In Thailand

The majority of international tourists who visit Hua Hin and neighbouring Cha Am will travel by road or rail from Bangkok or by boat. In the future many more may fly direct to the region. The private initiative the Phoenix Group have announced plans for the “Phoenix Plan” which has a key aim “to bringContinue reading “More International Direct Flights To Hua Hin In Thailand”

Palawan Sustainable Tourism Project

Picture El Nido, Palawan, Philippines credit nennnn on flickr The Philippine government has committed to plans to fully implement a Sustainable Tourism Development Project (STDP) for Coron and El Nido on Palawan during 2021. El Nido is known for white-sand beaches, coral reefs and as the gateway to the Bacuit archipelago, a group of islandsContinue reading “Palawan Sustainable Tourism Project”

Flight Attendant Faces Prosecution Over Vietnam Covid Outbreak

The fallout from the latest community based transmission of Covid-19 is building after a Vietnamese Flight Attendant was the source of a new outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City. The 28-year old flight attendant had completed a shortened quarantine in a state facility, testing negative twice. As part of special arrangements for flight crew, heContinue reading “Flight Attendant Faces Prosecution Over Vietnam Covid Outbreak”

Southeast Asia Winners at World Travel Awards

We recently reported on the Southeast Asia winners in the Asia category of the World Travel Awards and now we can look at the overall winners. Airlines & Airports World’s Leading Airline to Asia – Singapore Airlines World’s Leading Cultural Airline – Vietnam Airlines World’s Leading Low-cost Airline – AirAsia World’s Leading Low-cost Airline CabinContinue reading “Southeast Asia Winners at World Travel Awards”

Travel Mood Survey

I am desperate to travel again but the prospect of travelling ion early 2021 seems remote at the moment, we have a trip booked in February 2021. Time to see what you think about travel. We will publish the results next week. Advertising and affiliate links help to support this site. We never tailor contentContinue reading “Travel Mood Survey”

Bamboo Airways to Launch Non-Stop Flights Between Vietnam and USA

Just 2 years after its launch, Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways has been granted a a Foreign Air Carrier Permit by the US Department of Transportation (DoT) to operate direct flights between Vietnam and cities in the United States. Bamboo Airways was recently voted Asia’s Leading Regional Airline at the World Travel Awards. World Travel Awards 2020Continue reading “Bamboo Airways to Launch Non-Stop Flights Between Vietnam and USA”

Thailand Visa Information

Updated 9th December 2020. Thailand has now started to open up to foreign visitors including tourists. Visas currently available include: Tourist Visa – short-stay tourists up to 60 days with an extension available for a further 45 days Special Tourist Visa – long stay tourists for an initial 90 days, with extensions up to 270Continue reading “Thailand Visa Information”

Southeast Asia Holidays in 2021 Looking Promising

It has been a hard year for everyone involved in the travel and tourism industries as large parts of the world have been in lockdown or have closed their borders. Most of Southeast Asia is still off limits for most travellers but there are signs that things may be more promising for 2021. International TourismContinue reading “Southeast Asia Holidays in 2021 Looking Promising”

Garuda Indonesia in Merger After $1 Billion Loss

Garuda Indonesia, the flag carrier airline, has reported a US$1.09 billion (£820 million) loss for the first 9 months of 2020. Garuda Indonesia to Shed 700 Jobs Last week the Indonesian Government announced plans to form a new holding company for 9 state-owned companies, including Garuda, to create operational efficiencies and to provide more attractiveContinue reading “Garuda Indonesia in Merger After $1 Billion Loss”

Cambodia Covid-19 Warning

The Phnom Penh Post has reported that Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that the “Kingdom is at high risk of a Covid-19 outbreak.” The situation is reported to be “alarming.” Hun Sen is also reported as saying “I won’t declare a state of emergency, either partly or for the whole country. And IContinue reading “Cambodia Covid-19 Warning”

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