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.
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.
Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve Recognised by UNESCO
The natural and cultural heritage of Penang Island and its people have been officially recognised with designation of UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status for the Penang Hill region. Status was officially imparted by the International Coordinating Council of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) on 16 September 2021. Covering an area of 12,481 […]READ MORE
Panorama Destination Thailand Receives SHA+ Certification
Panorama Destination is proud to announce that our Thailand office recently received SHA+ certification from the Tourism Authority Thailand (TAT), becoming one of only a handful of DMCs in Thailand to receive this honour. SHA+ certification indicates that a business is in full compliance with the highest level […]READ MORE
Panorama Destination Thailand Awarded Travelife Certification
On 27 October 2021, Panorama Destination Thailand was officially awarded Travelife certification, becoming one of only five companies in Thailand to have received this badge of honour. The leading international sustainability certification scheme for the travel sector, Travelife provides companies with realistic sustainability goals, tools and solutions to devise and implement positive changes within their […]READ MORE
Langkawi Reopens: Entry Requirements
On 15 November 2021, the Malaysian island of Langkawi officially reopened its borders to international tourists, marking the start of a nationwide tourism revival that’s expected to be completed by the end of the year. Tourists returning to Langkawi can now enjoy their stay on the island without the need for quarantine, although some mandatory […]READ MORE
Covid-19 Situation Report: Vietnam
Vietnam recently announced plans to reopen the country to international tourists. Flights are expected to return by the end of this year, and various popular tourism destinations are reopening, including Phu Quoc Island, Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang City and Quang Ninh Province. Vaccination programmes are progressing nationwide, in preparation […]READ MORE
Covid-19 Situation Report: Thailand
As Thailand continues its steady recovery, cases of Covid-19 are in decline and the number of recoveries is climbing. Since 1 April 2021, when Thailand’s third wave of Covid-19 began, Thailand has treated a total of 1,812,268 Covid-19 patients, of whom 1,693,203 have fully recovered. Since the pandemic began, there have been 1,841,131 Covid-19 cases in […]READ MORE