About Panorama Destination
Panorama was founded by Mr. Adhi Tirtawisata in 1972. Over nearly five decades since, the company has evolved and expanded into Panorama Leisure Group, integrating Tourism, Transportation and Hospitality as the core of the Group's business activities.
Panorama Destination was founded in December 1999 and is made up of more than a thousand travel professionals and licensed tour guides, specialising in inbound travel services. We operate a network of offices across Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam, providing unmatched tourism services throughout Southeast Asia. In accordance with our commitment to sustainable tourism, we are a certified Travelife Sustainability Partner.
Panorama Destination is Indonesia’s leading tour operator, awarded ‘Best Tour Operator in Indonesia’ 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019 by TTG Asia and Most Popular Destination Company for MICE in 2015. We were named Best Inbound Travel Agency in South East Asia by Travel Weekly in 2016, 2018 and 2019, and were included in the prestigious Forbes 50 Best of the Best companies for 2017 and 2018. Every year, more than 150,000 inbound tourists trust their travel arrangements to us.
Indonesia Expands Hotel Quarantine Scheme
Indonesia is expanding its network of hotels officially sanctioned for Covid-19 quarantine, with an investment of 100 billion rupiah (US$6.7 million) committed to bringing more properties into the fold. The new plan has been drawn up to help contain and curb the […]READ MORE
Niche Tourism in Green Zones: Malaysia’s Covid Solution
Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) continues to refine its solutions for a reopening of the country to international tourism. The latest proposal, which complements the existing ‘green zones’ plan, would focus on speciality tourism activities such as golf, diving, snorkelling and […]READ MORE
Bangkok to Welcome Second Centara
Centara Hotels & Resorts have announced they will open their second hotel in Thailand’s capital, following the signing of a hotel management agreement with Amorn Patana Asset. The hotel is expected to be completed and start welcoming guests by July 2022. Named Centra by Centara Hotel Bangkok Phra Nakhon, the project will become Centara group’s eighth property in Thailand and the second in Bangkok, joining the Centra by Centara Government Complex […]READ MORE
“Tourism is a Lifeline”: New UNWTO Report
The United Nations’ World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has released a comprehensive report, detailing the current state of tourism in countries around the world. According to the results, 53% of tourist destinations (115 countries) have now begun easing or lifting travel restrictions, although many governments – with Thailand a prominent example – are […]READ MORE
Hard Rock Bali Reopens
Operating under new and extensive health and safety protocols, Hard Rock Hotel Bali reopened to guests from Tuesday, 1st September 2020. The popular hotel, which had previously been closed due to Covid-19, has begun operating under the “Safe + Sound” programme, which covers extensive hygiene standards […]READ MORE
STV Programme: Opening the Door to Foreign Arrivals
The Thai Immigration Bureau has confirmed its latest plan for a revival of international tourism in Thailand. This week, the cabinet approved the creation of a ‘Special Tourist Visa’ that could be available as early as next month. Focusing on long-term […]READ MORE