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Bangkok’s Grand Palace Closed for Visitors this October

Bangkok’s Grand Palace Closed for Visitors this October

Dear friends and business partners The Thailand government has officially announced Bangkok’s Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple will be closed from 1 until 29 October 2017 inclusive in observance of the Royal Cremation of His Majesty the Late [...]

London Calling! Asian Trails delegation at upcoming 2017 World Travel Market

London Calling! Asian Trails delegation at upcoming 2017 World Travel Market

Once again, Asian Trails call London its home this November. From 6 – 8 November 2017 at ExCel London, a large delegation of colleagues will camp down at booth AS601 to explore new business opportunities with passionate leisure professionals from [...]

Sihanoukville Authorities impose Island Environment Tax

Sihanoukville Authorities impose Island Environment Tax

Dear friends and business partners Local authorities in Sihanoukville recently announced the implementation of a new environmental tax for guests who travel by boat to one of the islands off the coast. The Cambodian government issued a statement, clarifying that [...]

Cambodian Government Restricts E-Visa Checkpoints Crossing

Cambodian Government Restricts E-Visa Checkpoints Crossing

Dear friends and business partners The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Cambodia has recently issued a statement to restrict the number of checkpoints crossing for travellers handling an E-visa. According to the government statement, e-Visa is now [...]

Malaysian Authorities Approve New Hotel Tax Regulations

Malaysian Authorities Approve New Hotel Tax Regulations

Dear friends and business partners After months of discussions and unclear releases from various sources, Asian Trails finally has received confirmation on the newly-implemented hotel taxation of customers in Malaysia. The government and tourism authorities, led by the Ministry of [...]

Eruption of Mount Sinabung on Sumatra

Eruption of Mount Sinabung on Sumatra

Reports on the ground from our team and local authorities have seen a series of new eruptions at one of Sumatra’s active volcanoes. Having recorded numerous expulsions of dust and smoke since September 2013, Mount Sinabung’s region has been declared [...]

Padang Bay Harbor Tax revoked by Balinese Authorities

Padang Bay Harbor Tax revoked by Balinese Authorities

Dear friends and business partners Following petitions and concerns about the recently-imposed Padang Bay Harbor tax for guests, traveling from Bali to one of the surrounding islands, Asian Trails Indonesia is pleased to announce that local authorities have cancelled the [...]