Southeast Asia Travel News | Update January 13
Thailand to collect $12 tourist fee from June
All foreign tourists entering Thailand from June will have to pay a fee of 300 baht (US$12), tourism minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has said.
Lao Airlines plans more flights to China in coming months
As China eases Covid-19 restrictions, Lao Airlines plans to operate more flights to cities in the northern neighbor, whose citizens are now taking the opportunity to travel and explore the world.
Malaysia to operate special lanes for Chinese tourists at international entry points
Malaysian immigration authorities will provide special lanes at its international entry points for arrivals from China in an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19, according to The Star newspaper.
Thailand, Indonesia set ambitious tourism targets for 2023 after quick rebound
Thailand and Indonesia expect tourist numbers to double in 2023 after witnessing a rapid recovery since reopening.
Vietjet to fly to Melbourne
Vietjet will launch its first service between Vietnam and Australia, connecting Ho Chi Minh City to Melbourne starting 31 March 2023.