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NEWS FROM ‘EXPERIENCE ASIA’  December 2021   Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ News Update for December 2021   THAILAND Entry Conditions (URGENT update) ·       Due to increasing concern of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus, Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the immediate suspension of new ‘Thailand Pass’ registrations which allowed tourists to arrive […]
Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ News Update for November 2021 Please see below are our updates and news from our destinations THAILAND   Thailand Entry Conditions / ‘Test and Go’ On Oct 21, the government issued an announcement to allow fully vaccinated travelers from 63 countries and territories to enter the kingdom without quarantine assuming […]
Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ News Update for October 2021 with positive news to share THAILAND REOPENING 01 NOVEMBER 2021 – AT LAST! As of 01st November 2021, Thailand will reopen to fully vaccinated tourists from 46 countries, with no quarantine. Please see the full list of countries in following link at  TAT News The […]
Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ News Update for September 2021   As Covid vaccinations increase around the south-east Asia region and more hotels re-opening, we are seeing more confidence in travel to our part of the world Please see below is an outline of which destinations will be opening and the timelines   THAILAND OPENING […]
Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ Newsletter for August 2021 Apologies that our newsletter has been posted later than expected this month as we have been waiting for the latest update on Thailand’s entry rules Please find below are the current entry conditions for our destinations plus hotel and product updates THAILAND UPDATE Thailand re-opening Both […]
  Bali re-opening As of July 21, 2021, foreigners or non-Indonesian citizens are still banned from entering Indonesia except for those who are already working in Indonesia The Indonesian government will not open Bali to foreign tourists until Covid-19 cases have decreased significantly, according to the country’s tourism minister.   Warm Wishes and Safe Travels […]
  Vietnam re-opening Vietnam has cut the centralized quarantine period for fully vaccinated foreign arrivals to 7 days from the previous 14 days. Although this will mainly benefit business and diplomatic travellers, because at this time no tourist visas are being issued. However, the government might continue to open Phu Quoc Island for international tourists […]
Dear Friends, Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ Newsletter for July 2021 After a very bleak and difficult time over the past year, we can look forward to again welcoming tourists to our destinations around Asia. Some countries are opening their borders faster than others and there is clearly some way to go before tourism fully […]
Dear Friends, Welcome to our ‘Experience Asia’ opening newsletter for June 2021 As you may remember, I was the Managing Director of ‘Asia World’, one of Thailand’s leading inbound travel companies over the past 23 years. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Asia World was forced to close last year. Experience Asia has been launched […]
Experience Asia. Indonesia. Rice Terrace.
In Indonesia, since the beginning of June 2021, the Covid 19 Delta variant has spread very quickly and led to a strain on the health care systems. From July 3rd, 2021, a state of emergency and lockdown was introduced in Java and Bali, and recently extended to the whole of Indonesia. Currently in Bali there […]
Experience Asia. Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam. City Night View.
Ho Chi Minh City will impose another 15 days of social distancing from July 9th, 2021. Under Directive 16, all non-essential businesses and services are closed and public transport including buses and taxis are suspended.  Vietnam aims to vaccinate 50% of people aged 18 or older by the end of this year and 70% by the […]
Experience Asia. Phuket, Thailand. Laem Singh Beach.
Phuket opening The ‘Phuket Sandbox’ has opened on 01st July and seems to be working well. Current rules are that tourists can only enter Phuket if they are fully vaccinated and have a Certificate of Entry plus they must stay in an approved SHA Plus hotel. Tourists must stay 14 days in Phuket with negative […]

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