The first German Fresh Beer Garden Festival opened at Villa Castanea at the foot of the Fragrant Hills in Beijing on August 26. The festival hopes to attract visitors with its delicious food,
The number of Chinese tourists that came to Malaysia for the first seven months of the year soared 57 percent year on year, largely thanks to the simplified online visa scheme introduced in April,
Myanmar is expecting more tourists in this year's tourism season starting October and steps are being taken by the tourism authorities to provide better services.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has promoted tourism and trade with the Thailand’s northeastern provinces and important places such as Bangkok and Pattaya to attract
Preliminary results released by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today showed that international visitor arrivals into Asia/Pacific destinations1 grew by 6% year-on-year in June 2011.
VNAT has announced that it will run two programs on popularizing Vietnam tourism images, introducing Vietnam as a good destination and meeting partners in China, the biggest market for
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Guangxi Tourism Administration (GXTA).
Vietnam has welcomed almost 4 million foreign visitors since the beginning of this year, a year-on-year rise of 18.3 percent, and earned nearly 85 trillion VND in revenue from tourism.
Asia’s role in spearheading the global recovery of travel and tourism is to be acknowledged by World Travel Awards as it prepares to host its 2011 Asia & Australasia Ceremony in Bangkok,
In the first eight months of 2011, nearly 4 million foreign tourists arrived in Vietnam, a year-on-year increase of 18.4 percent, reported the Vietnam National Tourism Administration.
Following three years of testing and extensive research, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and its partners have launched an online tool to help hotels evaluate their energy consumption and
The tourism industry is calling on the next government to "Mondayise" the Waitangi Day and Anzac Day holidays to help the economy.
A Malaysian state on Borneo island, known for its world-class dive sites, is seeking to ban shark fishing to protect the species, which draws thousands of tourists each year, a minister said
Visitor arrivals to Macau increased by 18.0 percent year-on-year to 2.55 million in July.
Exhibiting companies from 12 countries already have signed up to participate in the inaugural Cruise Shipping Asia conference and exhibition scheduled from November 16-18, 2011
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) estimates 12 to 13 million international visitor arrivals for 2011, 80 per cent of Singapore’s tourists coming from the Asia Pacific region.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) would like to remind the media of the opportunity to participate in the first UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and the Media
THE FEDERATION of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is looking to hold an annual Great Domestic Tourism Bazaar (GDTB) in New Delhi, starting with the inaugural edition in August
Ministry of Tourism and Sports says it will ask the government to sign off on the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals in September, according to the Ministry’s
Malaysia is one of those ecotourism gems, with a wealth of biodiversity and a dedicated group of ecotourism holiday makers flocking to both parts of the country for an exceptional experience with
SINGAPORE Airlines will fly to Adelaide twice a day, three days a week, boosting tourists this summer.
AUSTRALIA'S domestic tourism industry has a new fight on its hands to win back customers from the expanding cruise-ship market, according to Gold Coast tourism operator Garry McKenzie.
Hallyu has taken the world by storm! From Asia to Europe and the Americas, the Korean Wave is becoming present not only in music and TV dramas but also medicine.
At least five people were killed and 53 were injured when a tourist tram was derailed in Brazil's second largest city of Rio de Janeiro, health and rescue officials reported.
The tourism industry expects the inaugural Indian Formula One (F1) Grand Prix would bring the world to New Delhi this October