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Laos’ Nam Ou River Permanently Blocked for Cruises

Laos’ Nam Ou River Permanently Blocked for Cruises

The permanent closure of the Nam Ou River from Nong Khiaw and Muang Khua, halting any river cruise possibilities, will take effect from 20 November onward. Official announcement by local authorities have announced that the completion of a new hydro [...]

Officials downgrade Mount Agung volcano alert on Bali

Officials downgrade Mount Agung volcano alert on Bali

Asian Trails Indonesia is happy to announce that local authorities and volcanic experts have decided to downgrade the alert level of Mount Agung from level 4 to new level 3 due to decreasing level of tremors during the past weeks. [...]

Iconic Yangon Hotel Caught Ablaze

Iconic Yangon Hotel Caught Ablaze

Dear partners and friends Last night, at around 03:30 AM, the iconic and historical Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in the former capital of Yangon, Myanmar reported that a fire engulfed large parts of the hotel property, resulting in severe damage at [...]

Mount Agung situation unchanged on Bali

Mount Agung situation unchanged on Bali

The situation around the increased volcanic activity at Mount Agung on the Northeastern side of Bali remains at this stage unchanged. Our last update from end September, indicating the actual situation, the measures taken to guarantee the safety of the [...]

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 [...]