People take selfies at a tourist attraction in Malacca, Malaysia, in December 2020. Photo: Xinhua People take selfies at a tourist attraction in Malacca, Malaysia, in December 2020. Photo: Xinhua
People take selfies at a tourist attraction in Malacca, Malaysia, in December 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Vaccine passports, domestic tourism, pricey flights – is this the future of travel in a post-pandemic Asia?

  • The coronavirus has changed the industry, forcing companies and countries alike to pivot from their existing models in a region where tourism is a huge economic driver
  • But catering to local travellers cannot fully make up for the downturn, experts say, while changing appetites and abundant concerns mean the future is anything but certain

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People take selfies at a tourist attraction in Malacca, Malaysia, in December 2020. Photo: Xinhua People take selfies at a tourist attraction in Malacca, Malaysia, in December 2020. Photo: Xinhua
People take selfies at a tourist attraction in Malacca, Malaysia, in December 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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