30 min

From the Dubai of ASEAN to China's Mega-Percentages: South East Asia's Top 10 Travel Takeaways From H1 2024 The South East Asia Travel Show

    • Places & Travel

The 'Dubai of ASEAN'. China's Mega-Percentages. The 'Next Taylor Swift' Event. Tourism in an Ageing Region. At the end of the first half of 2024, Gary and Hannah look back at the 10 most consequential travel takeaways in South East Asia and beyond. En route, we discuss political leadership change in three key markets, a proliferation of proposed tourism fees and the expansion of 'digital identity' in airports. Plus, we dive into Singapore's Vision 2040 and Vietnam's visitor forecasts through 2045. Plus, which ASEAN countries negotiated new air connectivity with India, and why are Chinese outbound growth metrics so huge? Finally, the media onslaught is taking shape for what will be the region's Travel & TV phenomenon of 2025. 

The 'Dubai of ASEAN'. China's Mega-Percentages. The 'Next Taylor Swift' Event. Tourism in an Ageing Region. At the end of the first half of 2024, Gary and Hannah look back at the 10 most consequential travel takeaways in South East Asia and beyond. En route, we discuss political leadership change in three key markets, a proliferation of proposed tourism fees and the expansion of 'digital identity' in airports. Plus, we dive into Singapore's Vision 2040 and Vietnam's visitor forecasts through 2045. Plus, which ASEAN countries negotiated new air connectivity with India, and why are Chinese outbound growth metrics so huge? Finally, the media onslaught is taking shape for what will be the region's Travel & TV phenomenon of 2025. 

30 min