LOS BAÑOS, Laguna—Parks of natural wonders and ritzy resorts offering a wide variety of relaxation services may find new players in tourism sprouting from the field of agriculture.
PHUKET: Officials took another look at necessary island developments during a Phuket Tourism Association (PTA) seminar Friday, as Phuket prepares to enter the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015.
The FINANCIAL -- The number of Asian tourists in Georgia is growing rapidly. 47,923 visitors from East Asia and Pacific crossed over Georgia’s border in the first six months of 2012, which is 69
BANGKOK, 23 July 2012: Thailand tourism industry will face more pressure from a neighbouring countries, which are moving towards establishing a single visa that does not include Thailand as its
MANILA, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Former Philippine Tourism Authority head Nixon Kua and his daughter were shot and wounded by unidentified robbers in the Northern Philippine province of Laguna on Saturday
(Forimmediaterelease.net) HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Belgian Tourist Office has joined as a
DON'T go to Laos for the beaches - it's a landlocked country sharing borders with Thailand, Myanmar, China, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Sri Lanka’s lucrative tourism industry would require an addition of 22,500 rooms during the next five years to achieve the government’s target of attracting 2.5 million tourists by the year 2016; a
THE sight of a “tourist submarine” caused a commotion in the coastal areas of Cebu City yesterday.
Some spectators called the Coast Guard thinking a fastcraft ferry had conked out near the South
bangkokpost.com A sample of Enterovirus-71, or EV-71, is being tested for mutation after it was found in the body of a toddler suspected of being the first fatal case of hand, foot and mouth disease
MANILA, Philippines—Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento said ‘election tourism’ is happening in Tawi-Tawi, one of the five provinces in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, he revealed in an
The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released a report identifying three of the most important trends and policy challenges facing global tourism:
BEGINNING January 2013, mainland Chinese tour groups cruising to Taiwan via Hong Kong will be allowed to continue their journey (on the same vessel) to Japan and/or South Korea before returning to
(Forimmediaterelease.net) HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) has
HO CHI MINH CITY, 20 July 2012: Tourism ministers from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar will attend a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City this September during the International Travel Expo to discuss
Mr Preechawut – who is also MD of Pisona Co, which owns numerous hotels and restaurants on the island, and president of the Patong Taxi Federation and president of the committee that oversees the
On 19th July 2012 at Srinagarindra the Princess Mother School Phuket, Mr.Thongdee Manissan – Vice President of Labour Committee Board held a seminar for the school’s students advising them of what
A video campaign launched by Tourism Ireland to entice Londoners to escape the Olympic madness has gone viral online.
PHUKET: Huge numbers of boatpeople are expected to flee Burma this coming sailing season as the Burmese government persecutes its unwanted Rohingya outcasts in a despicable manner that falls just
Just as the American journalist James Fallows believes modern China can be viewed through the prism of its aviation industry, I have long thought that a pretty good study of modern-day Australia could
Tourism ministers from Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Viet Nam will meet at the 2012 International Travel Expo in HCM City (ITE-HCM City 2012) in September to discuss the next steps in the Four
VietNamNet Bridge – The hotel service fee now makes up 20 percent of the domestic tour fee, which is one of the most important reasons behind the weak competitiveness of domestic tours in comparison
BANGKOK, 19 July 2012: Festivals will be the main tool to attract more tourists to Northeast Thailand according to the region’s Tourism Authority of Thailand office.
BEIJING, July 20 (Xinhuanet) -- Zhangbei, a county in Hebei province, is one of the best getaways during summer, offering cool weather and refreshing air. It is also one of the most accessible
The country of 50 million people is rich in natural resources such as oil and metals, and its temples and colonial buildings should attract tourists, but Myanmar has major infrastructure needs such as