Southeast Asia Travel News | Update February 13
SalamAir to fly to Kuala Lumpur
SalamAir will introduce flights from Muscat to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, its 36th destination starting 3 July 2023.
AirAsia X recommences direct services from Kuala Lumpur to Busan
AirAsia X has announced further expansion into South Korea with direct services from Kuala Lumpur to Busan, connecting the largest coastal city in the country with Southeast Asia and beyond. The route is operated three times weekly. Passengers on the inaugural flight were sent off by Dato’ Fam Lee Ee, AirAsia X Board of Director, and Benyamin Ismail, CEO, AirAsia X Malaysia. Upon landing in Busan, they were welcomed by representatives of Busan Tourism Organisation.
Indonesia’s tourism industry is now aiming for ‘quality over quantity’
On February 3rd, Indonesia announced several tourism recovery strategies on the sidelines of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2023, which took place from February 2 to 5 in Yogyakarta. The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy/Agency of Tourism and Creative Economy presented a number of efforts and policies taken to accelerate the post-pandemic recovery of the tourism and creative economy sector in Indonesia.
Three Southeast Asian countries where you can apply for digital nomad visas
Southeast Asia is well known for its tropical weather and cheap cost of living, making it an ideal place for foreigners to work remotely. However, only three countries now offer visas specifically for digital nomads.
Vietravel Airlines opens new route to Bangkok
Vietravel Airlines has just unveiled a new international route from HCMC to Bangkok as part of an effort to expand its flight network between Vietnam and Thailand.
Tourists arriving in Thailand without a prior visa: updates February 2023
Thailand is no exception to the worldwide rule that immigration entry procedures depend on your nationality. Below we list some of the most popular countries – which provide the majority of tourists to Thailand – and update the rules for those who have not obtained a prior visa before departure at their local Thai embassy.