Southeast Asia Travel News | Update October 4th
Malaysia tourism players take travel bubble disruptions in their stride
Inbound tourism players in Malaysia have expressed support for cautious tourism reopening for the country, as authorities decide to indefinitely suspend a travel bubble for Tioman Island and Genting Highlands that was meant to set in on October.
Qantas ready for November restart
Qantas will bring forward the restart date for international flights to 14 November 2021.
Thai AirAsia resumes 20 routes
AirAsia increased flights and routes starting 1 October 2021, from its Don Mueang Airport home base.
Indonesia speeds up Bali reopening plans
Indonesia is increasing the pace towards reopening the island to international visitors, possibly as early as mid-October.
Vaccination drive accelerated in Pattaya to prepare for November reopening
The rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations is being accelerated in Pattaya to prepare for reopening in November. They expect more than 80% of the population in Pattaya will get fully vaccines by October 15.
Commercial railway transportation to resume from October 7
Việt Nam Railway Authority has issued a document asking for feedback from localities on the resumption of railway transportation while ensuring COVID-19 safety.