The 22nd Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers Plus Three (22nd M-ATM Plus Three) was held on 4 February 2023 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. H.E. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia, chaired the Meeting and H.E. Ishii Hiroo, State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan, as Co-Chairman. The 22nd M-ATM Plus Three was preceded by the 42nd Meeting of the ASEAN Plus Three National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) on 3 February 2023.
The Meeting was pleased to note that based on the preliminary figures in 2022, ASEAN Plus Three countries saw a year-on-year growth in international visitor arrivals by approximately 79.36%. The Meeting expressed its cautious optimism that the tourism sector would recover from the pandemic impact in the next 2-3 years as countries continue to roll out COVID-19 vaccination programmes and prioritising for hygiene and safety for travelers.