In recent months, Southeast Asian nations have begun stripping away pandemic-era travel restrictions. But tourism recovery is likely to be slow.
The temple of Borobodur outside Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Starting from today, Indonesia has lifted all quarantine requirements for overseas visitors, two years after it imposed border restrictions to stem the spread of COVID-19. The announcement was made yesterday by Tourism and Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno, who expressed hopes that the loosening of travel restrictions will boost the number of foreign tourists to over 3 million in 2022.
“With the handling of the pandemic more controlled …today we announce that the policy of no quarantine has been expanded across Indonesia,” said Sandiaga, according to Reuters. The announcement…