A SriLankan Airlines plane takes off from Bandaranaike International Airport. Across its Asian markets, Agoda’s booking volumes have returned to 2019 levels, but more so in domestic travel. Photo: AFP
A SriLankan Airlines plane takes off from Bandaranaike International Airport. Across its Asian markets, Agoda’s booking volumes have returned to 2019 levels, but more so in domestic travel. Photo: AFP
Asia travel

Asia’s outbound tourist numbers won’t recover until 2024, Agoda travel agency chief says

  • Tourists from Asian countries – excluding China – will take some time after their respective Covid-19 restrictions are lifted to travel confidently
  • That’s according to the new CEO of Agoda, who contrasted the region with the US or Europe, where ‘it’s almost like everybody decided Covid was over’

A SriLankan Airlines plane takes off from Bandaranaike International Airport. Across its Asian markets, Agoda’s booking volumes have returned to 2019 levels, but more so in domestic travel. Photo: AFP
A SriLankan Airlines plane takes off from Bandaranaike International Airport. Across its Asian markets, Agoda’s booking volumes have returned to 2019 levels, but more so in domestic travel. Photo: AFP
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