Kuala Lumpur, 27 July 2021 – CARI ASEAN Research and Advocacy (CARI), in collaboration with its supporting partners the ASEAN Business Club, ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) and ASEAN-BAC Malaysia, hosted a webinar with the topic ASEAN Tourism Webinar 2021: Outlook and Pathways to recovery to dive deeper on the recovery of the tourism sector in ASEAN focusing on the most viable short-term and medium-term pathways that can help the industry regain its footing in tandem with existing regional work plans.

The dialogues featured a keynote presentation by H.E. Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesia; H.E. Satvinder Singh, Deputy Secretary-General of the ASEAN Economic Community; Riad Asmat, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Malaysia; William Heinecke, Founder and Chairman of Minor International PCL and the Honourable Yanty Rahman, the ASEAN Business Advisory Council Chair 2021. Moderated by Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, the Chairman of CARI ASEAN, speakers concurred that innovation and collaboration are needed to revive ASEAN’s tourism industry. Read more