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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 [...]

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 [...]

Iconic Ho Chi Minh City Landmark undergoing Extensive Renovations

Iconic Ho Chi Minh City Landmark undergoing Extensive Renovations

Dear friends and business partners For a period of approximately 3 years, the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City will be closed for the public. Local officials have given the green light to commence [...]

Hotel Tax implementation in Malaysia still Raising Questions

Hotel Tax implementation in Malaysia still Raising Questions

Dear friends and business partners In line with previous updates in regards to the implementation of a new hotel tax in Malaysia, Asian Trails Malaysia would like to inform you about the latest developments since the initial implementation took place 1st July. [...]

Malaysian Hotel Taxation Regulations implemented by 1 July 2017

Malaysian Hotel Taxation Regulations implemented by 1 July 2017

Further to an earlier newsflash from our side this month, we would like to send you a most-to-date statement in relation to the implementation of the Malaysian Hotel Tax. In an effort to enhance tourism experiences in Malaysia, the government has [...]