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: Post-Pandemic Destination of Choice
A recent study by Tourism of Australia has revealed that Indonesia remains the location of choice for Australian travellers looking to travel abroad. An overwhelming 67% of respondents chose Indonesia as their top destination for post-pandemic travel, with Bali featuring especially prominently in travel itineraries following the lifting […]READ MORE
Covid-19 Situation Report: Vietnam
Confirmed cases: 1,343Deaths: 35Recovered: 1,179 Vietnam’s Prime Minister officially declared Covid-19 an epidemic in Vietnam on 1st February, 2020, then the country took swift and strict preventative measures to contain the virus. This decisive approach has been the hallmark of the country’s response thus far; Vietnam has not had any new community transmission […]READ MORE
Covid-19 Situation Report: Thailand
Confirmed cases: 3977Deaths: 60Recovered: 3,798 Thailand’s tourism industry continues to recover as the year draws to a close. The borders are now open to international arrivals, with two kinds of visa available: Special Tourist Visa (STV) and a 60-day Tourist Visa. Acquiring one of the two […]READ MORE
Covid-19 Situation Report: Malaysia
Confirmed cases: 64,485Deaths: 357 Recovered: 52,647 Malaysia remains closed to international tourists at this time. However, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) recently outlined a plan to revive Malaysia’s tourism industry. In addition to a new ‘travel bubble’ scheme, this plan includes a range of promotions, investments and partnerships designed […]READ MORE
Covid-19 Situation Report: Indonesia
Indonesia remains closed to most international arrivals at this time, although a travel corridor exists between Indonesia and Singapore for business tourism. The challenge of containing a pandemic in the world’s largest archipelago, which is also home to the world’s most populous island (Java), makes containment more challenging than elsewhere. Unlike neighbours Thailand […]READ MORE
Volcano Tourism: A Hot New Topic in Borneo
With nature tourism top of the agenda for post-pandemic travel, the Tourism Ministry of Malaysia is looking into setting up tours and travel to key locations of volcanic interest around the town of Tawau. Located near Sabah, to the eastern edge […]READ MORE